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The Preacher's Wife (1996)

PG 12/13/1996 (US) FamilyFantasyDramaComedyRomance 2h 3m

They needed help. What they got was a miracle.


Good-natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property developer Joe Hamilton. In desperation, Biggs prays to God for help – which arrives in the form of an angel named Dudley.

  1. Penny Marshall


  2. Robert Nathan


  3. Allan Scott


  4. Nat Mauldin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Denzel Washington

    Denzel Washington


  2. Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston

    Julia Biggs

  3. Courtney B. Vance

    Courtney B. Vance

    Reverend Henry Biggs

  4. Gregory Hines

    Gregory Hines

    Joe Hamilton

  5. Jenifer Lewis

    Jenifer Lewis

    Margueritte Coleman

  6. Loretta Devine

    Loretta Devine


  7. Paul Bates

    Paul Bates

    Saul Jeffreys

  8. Justin Pierre Edmund

    Justin Pierre Edmund

    Jeremiah Biggs

  9. Lionel Richie

    Lionel Richie


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The Preacher's Wife
The Preacher's Wife

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $48,100,000.00


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