The Preacher's Wife

The Preacher's Wife
The Preacher's Wife
  • PG
  • 2h 4m
  • 1996
Fresh61%
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Starring Academy Award(R)-winner Denzel Washington and multi-talented Whitney Houston, here's a delightful romantic comedy to send spirits soaring! Washington plays a charming angel named Dudley who's sent to earth to help a young minister (Courtney B. Vance) and his beautiful wife (Houston) revive their marriage! But things take a hilarious twist when Dudley accidentally falls in love with the preacher's wife.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh61%
Critics Consensus: Solid performances and a steady directorial hand help The Preacher's Wife offer some reliably heartwarming - albeit fairly predictable - holiday cheer.
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Washington Post
Esther Iverem
Fresh

There are many good reasons for going to see The Preacher's Wife.

June 17, 2017
Globe and Mail
Liam Lacey
Rotten

For a movie that might have offered a new twist of the mistletoe, The Preacher's Wife delivers the...

June 17, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Denzel's Christmas angel meets Whitney's voice.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that characters face real-life difficulties. One little boy's mother died and he's taken away to foster care because his grandmother is too old to care for him. A teen boy is accused of an armed robbery he didn't commit. A church and community face redevelopment. Dudley also flirts with two women during the film.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:December 13, 1996
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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