The Preacher's Wife Reviews

September 7, 2011
September 24, 2002
There are many good reasons for going to see The Preacher's Wife.
June 18, 2002
The Preacher's Wife qualifies as old-fashioned Hollywood movie making at its corniest and most saccharine. But the mostly African American cast puts an engaging spin on the chestnut, and it works beautifully.
April 12, 2002
For a movie that might have offered a new twist of the mistletoe, The Preacher's Wife delivers the Scrooge-like acceptable market minimum.
February 14, 2001
The Preacher's Wife is one Christmas picture that actually is in the spirit of the season. It's warm, sentimental, amusing yet serious, bringing fantasy to bear upon the painfully real.
January 1, 2000
This movie could have done more, but what it does, it makes you feel good about.
January 1, 2000
If not for the pervasive spirit of the season, something like this could easily send me into sugar shock. It's a little too nice and happy.
January 1, 2000
A welcome boost for audiences seeking images of black characters without criminal tendencies.
January 1, 2000
As warm and cheery as a mug of hot cocoa on a frosty morn.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
At best only manages to showcase the tonsil talents of gospel singing Whitney to little lasting effect.
January 1, 2000
Penny Marshall's remake of The Bishop's Wife is very uneven -- sometimes sweet or soulful, often stiff.
December 13, 1996