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The Preacher’s Wife

Times are tough for a caring preacher (Courtney Vance) and his lovely wife (Whitney Houston), so heaven sends an angel (Denzel Washington) to give them some divine help. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 124
Theater Release: 12 Dec 1996
Video Release: 07 Aug 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Preacher’s Wife is rated PG:

Director: Penny Marshall
Cast: Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington, Courtney Vance.
Studio: 1996 Touchstone / Disney

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Some movies are "why" movies. Such is The Preacher's Wife. Why would heaven send an angel to help a marriage, and then have the angel fall in love with… 
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