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The Preacher's Wife Movie Review Summary

Actors: Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance, Denzel Washington

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In a remake of the holiday classic The Bishop's Wife, Denzel Washington plays a ghost who comes to visit Whitney Houston's character, who's married to a New York preacher portrayed by Courtney B. Vance. Houston does what she does best in the film, and in this case, she sings on the church choir. The ghost takes Houston different places such as shopping and to the bar where she first met her husband. At the bar, Houston sings the film's signature song, I Believe in You and Me. He even plays games with her son. They have so much fun together that Vance can't stand it. But the ghost makes a deal with the preacher, too, by agreeing to save his church from financial ruin. This is an uplifting holiday classic that can be enjoyed by all.
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Religion themed film?    -   Yes Fantasy/Magic?    -   Yes Fantasy element:    -   Ghost Buddy Comedy or Parody about    -   holiday comedy How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   singer/musician Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   school    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing Is this movie based on a    -   play

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