Waiting to Exhale

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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.

Cast

Angela Bassett
as Bernadine
Michael Beach
as John Harris Sr.
Wesley Snipes
as James Wheeler (uncredited)
Leon
as Russell
Brandon Hammond
as John Harris Jr.
Giancarlo Esposito
as Tarik's Father (uncredited)
Wren T. Brown
as Minister
Theo
as On Air D.J.
Ken Love
as D.J. at the Hermosa
Starletta DuPois
as Savannah's Mother
Shari L. Carpenter
as Savannah's Assistant
Thomas R. Leander
as Interviewer
Cordell Conway
as Person at Hermosa Table
Lee Wells Jr.
as Person at Hermosa Table
Hope Brown
as Person at Hermosa Table
Delaina Mitchell
as Tarik's Girl Friend
Luis Sharpe
as Herbert
Joseph S. Myers
as Security Guard at John's Office
Ezra Swerdlow
as Wild Bill
Ellin La Var
as Hairdresser
Patricia Anne Fox
as Customer at Hair Salon
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Critic Reviews for Waiting to Exhale

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Audience Reviews for Waiting to Exhale

  • 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.
    Sunil J Super Reviewer
  • Dec 02, 2007
    It gets a little slow towards the end...but, it's okay.
    Nani V Super Reviewer
  • Aug 12, 2007
    You can inhale that card, get a room and a date already!
    Alexander C Super Reviewer
  • Aug 05, 2007
    Movie about friendship and how very different women deal with their partners.
    Candy R Super Reviewer

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