Waiting to Exhale poster


Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1995-12-22

Runtime 127 minutes

Budget $16m

Revenue $81m


TMDB 6.3


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Did I expect to like this movie? Nope! Did I enjoy it? Yes!"

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nitejazz shared a tip "Four different stories all intertwined. Sisterhood at its best."

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ms__teeeaaa shared a tip "Need to watch it again, fond memory of my childhood."

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michelle_reno_4459 shared a tip "One of my favorite movies after all these years"

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leslie_abram shared a tip "Yes ma'am and yes sir this movie is wonderful and was SO needed when it came out.."

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laurie_galvin-klinsky shared a tip "Love this movie!!"

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jonathan_aguirre_3562 shared a tip "I miss Whitney Houston...😔"

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TopStil3 shared a tip "Great movie"

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mona_e_zopfi shared a tip "Great chick flick"

slimdogg_millionaire shared a tip "GOAT"

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brigitte_richardson_1838 shared a tip "Fantastic movie about enduring friendship, love and relationships with a wonderful soundtrack."

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karen_walcott shared a tip "Another great movie with a great soundtrack."

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lissette_aguirre shared a tip "Love to watch this with my friends"

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angela_kimbrough_3641 shared a tip "Classic story of black women from various walks of life🥰"

jp_9775 shared a tip "I loved all their reflective moments throughout the movie, but I especially loved the realistic happy ending."

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leslie_randall_8696 shared a tip "One of the best ‘chick flicks’ ever!"

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giovannia_pledgejoh shared a tip "The book is waaaay better"

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sharon_rea shared a tip "Great girls night movie"

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Ria_7621 shared a tip "Love it!"

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