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The Preacher's Wife (1996)

PG
123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

An angel comes to Earth to help a preacher save his church and his family.
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Writers
Robert Nathan (novel "The Bishop's Wife") | Robert E. Sherwood (earlier screenplay) | Leonardo Bercovici (earlier screenplay) | Nat Mauldin (screenplay) | Allan Scott (screenplay)
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Miroslav Ondrícek (as Miroslav Ondricek)
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$ 40,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 7,649,752
Gross (USA)
$ 48,102,795
Gross (World)
$ 48,102,795
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Release date
Dec 13, 1996 (United States)

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5.5 / 10 | 9,883 votes