Waiting to ExhaleNavigating through careers, family and romance, four upper-class African-American women living in suburbia bond over the shortcomings in their love lives, namely, the scarcity of good men.¬†
Actors of "Waiting to Exhale"
Characters of "Waiting to Exhale"
Directors of "Waiting to Exhale"Forest WhitakerBirthdate: 15 July 1961, Longview, Texas, USA
Creators of "Waiting to Exhale"Terry McMillanBirthdate: 18 October 1951, Port Huron, Michigan, USA
Critic Reviews of "Waiting to Exhale"Globe and MailApril 12, 2002
Never escapes the queasy aura of Melrose Place: just another story about beautiful people with small problems.Los Angeles TimesFebruary 13, 2001
A pleasant if undemanding piece of work that is diverting to sit through though it won't stand up to any kind of rigorous examination.San Francisco ChronicleJanuary 01, 2000
You want the movie to stomp and rejoice and cry like a fool; instead it meanders and lollygags, occasionally flaring up, then sputtering again.Detroit NewsJanuary 01, 2000
For all the pleasure there is in seeing effective, great-looking black women grappling with major life issues on screen, Waiting to Exhale is an uneven piece.Salon.comJanuary 01, 2000
The male-bashing taken to an extreme in Waiting to Exhale is starting to seem a little like crack for the female psyche, exhilarating in the short term but ultimately crippling and dangerous.ReelViewsJanuary 01, 2000
With the exception of Bernadine, I never felt anything for the women populating this film, as they failed to capture my interest or sympathy.EmanuelLevy.ComSeptember 19, 2006
Stylish but shallow melodrama, based on McMillan's best-seller.TheMovieReport.comDecember 21, 2004
Whitney Houston's alleged dramatic acting and dull, uninvolving storyline weighs down the virtues of the film.Spirituality and PracticeAugust 29, 2002
Offers a winning portrait of sassy black sister solidarity.Boxoffice MagazineJune 05, 2002
There are some humorous observations, irrefutable truths and good performances that make this movie worthwhile to those in a man-bashing mindframe.Film ScoutsApril 17, 2002
Is there a woman alive who hasn't demanded an explanation from the Almighty about the losers that she keeps getting?San Francisco ExaminerJanuary 01, 2000
Four main female characters trudging through a movie's worth of similar repeated blunders adds up to one scary truckload of drama.
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