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      Waiting to Exhale

      1995, Comedy/Drama, 2h 1m

      34 Reviews 25,000+ Ratings

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      Waiting to Exhale looks at life's ups and downs from an underseen perspective -- albeit one that's poorly served by uneven acting and a sporadically interesting story. Read critic reviews

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      Movie Info

      Navigating through careers, family and romance, four friends bond over the shortcomings in their love lives -- namely, the scarcity of good men. Both as the "other woman," Savannah (Whitney Houston) and Robin (Lela Rochon) carry on relationships with married men, each believing their lovers will leave their wives for them. On the flip side, Bernadine (Angela Bassett) ends up alone when her husband divorces her for his mistress. Meanwhile, Gloria (Loretta Devine) finds love with a new neighbor.

      • Rating: R

      • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: Forest Whitaker

      • Producer: Deborah Schindler, Ezra Swerdlow

      • Writer: Terry McMillan, Ronald Bass

      • Release Date (Theaters):  original

      • Release Date (Streaming):

      • Box Office (Gross USA): $64.2M

      • Runtime:

      • Distributor: 20th Century Fox

      • Production Co: 20th Century Fox

      • Sound Mix: Surround, Stereo

      Cast & Crew

      Whitney Houston
      Angela Bassett
      Lela Rochon
      Loretta Devine
      Gregory Hines
      Dennis Haysbert
      Michael Beach
      Leon
      Wendell Pierce
      Donald Faison
      Ronald Bass
      Terry McMillan
      Toyomichi Kurita
      Richard Chew
      David Gropman
      Marc Fisichella
      Judy L. Ruskin

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      • Jan 31, 2008

        A cute movie I saw when I was a bit too young and just rewatched. I liked the characters but there was a bit sloppy stories that were a little too overdone or one-sided.

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      • Dec 02, 2007

        It gets a little slow towards the end...but, it's okay.

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      • Aug 12, 2007

        You can inhale that card, get a room and a date already!

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      • Aug 05, 2007

        Movie about friendship and how very different women deal with their partners.

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