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The Preacher's Wife

By Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Denzel's Christmas angel meets Whitney's voice.

Movie PG 1996 124 minutes
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Hope is nothing but a prayer, according to this big-hearted film. Or rather, hope is what it feels like to pray and have faith. Those lessons are the center of The Preacher's Wife, which offers some of the sweetest and best farce and comedy around. Seeing Denzel Washington twirling about in the snow and Vance hamming it up is a real treat. And because this is a Whitney Houston movie in a church setting, she appropriately plays the choir mistress. Expect lots of wonderful singing from her and the Georgia Mass Choir.

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