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Waiting to Exhale
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Waiting to Exhale

22nd December 1995
2h 7m
Forest Whitaker

Waiting to Exhale is a Comedy Drama film released on 22nd December 1995; Forest Whitaker directed the film which stars Wesley Snipes, Wendell Pierce, and Dennis Haysbert. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $65,452,156 on its budget.


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.

Cast (29)

Wesley Snipes's profile
Wesley Snipes
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 32
Wendell Pierce's profile
Wendell Pierce
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 31
Dennis Haysbert's profile
Dennis Haysbert
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 40
Kelly Preston's profile
Kelly Preston
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 32
Mykelti Williamson's profile
Mykelti Williamson
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 37
Leon's profile
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 32
Loretta Devine's profile
Loretta Devine
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 45
Giancarlo Esposito's profile
Giancarlo Esposito
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 36
Angela Bassett's profile
Angela Bassett
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 36
Michael Beach's profile
Michael Beach
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 31
Donald Faison's profile
Donald Faison
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 20
Gregory Hines's profile
Gregory Hines
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 48
Starletta DuPois's profile
Starletta DuPois
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 53
Lela Rochon's profile
Lela Rochon
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 30
Brandon Hammond's profile
Brandon Hammond
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 10
L. Scott Caldwell's profile
L. Scott Caldwell
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 44
Wren T. Brown's profile
Wren T. Brown
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 30
Jeffrey D. Sams
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 28
Whitney Houston's profile
Whitney Houston
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 31
Lamont Johnson
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 72
Kenya Moore Daly
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 23
Jazz Raycole
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 6
Shari L. Carpenter
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 33

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Waiting to Exhale Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

7% 0-12
10% 20-29
41% 30-39
14% 40-49
3% 50-59
3% 70-79
21% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

48% Female
52% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Neutral/Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

Waiting to Exhale FAQ

When was Waiting to Exhale released?

Waiting to Exhale was released 28 years ago, on Friday December 22nd, 1995.

How much did Waiting to Exhale cost to make?

The budget was $16,000,000.

How much money did Waiting to Exhale make?

The worldwide revenue was $81,452,156.

Is Waiting to Exhale on Netflix?

No, Waiting to Exhale is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Waiting to Exhale on Amazon Prime?

No, Waiting to Exhale is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Waiting to Exhale on Disney Plus?

No, Waiting to Exhale is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States