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The Preacher's Wife


13 Dec 1996

2 hr 4 min

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction

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, Rev. Biggs prays to God for help - and help arrives in the form of an angel named Dudley.


Status: Released
Country: USA
Languages: Spanish, English
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Budget: $40M



Production Companies

Touchstone Pictures


Denzel Washington (as Dudley)
Whitney Houston (as Julia Biggs)
Courtney B. Vance (as Reverend Henry Biggs)
Gregory Hines (as Joe Hamilton)
Jenifer Lewis (as Margueritte Coleman)
Loretta Devine (as Beverly)
Shari Headley (as Arlene Chattan)
Lionel Richie (as Britsloe)



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