Judy was released at Telluride Film Festival on August 30, 2019. Next, it was released at Toronto International Film Festival on September 10. On September 27, it was released in the United States under Roadside Attractions and LD Entertainment.
The movie's soundtrack has twelve of Judy Garland's most popular songs. Many movie critics were satisfied with Judy. Rotten Tomatoes gives this movie an 82% rating with 302 reviews. The Metacritic has a rating of 66/100, meaning generally favorable reviews.
The movie was rated PG-13 for adult themes.