The Bishop's Wife

The Bishop's Wife

"Have you heard about Cary and the bishop's wife?"
  • NR
  • 1947
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 7.6  (15,145)
  • 72

Cary Grant stars as an angel named Dudley in this romantic comedy from 1947. Dudley comes to the aid of a bishop, played by David Niven, who asks for spiritual help in the building of a new cathedral. Dudley is the answer to his prayers, but not in the way that the bishop anticipated. When the bishop's wife begins to fall for Dudley, things get complicated. The film also stars Loretta Young and was directed by Henry Koster. A 1996 remake called The Preacher's Wife starred Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston.

The Bishop's Wife
The Bishop's Wife
The Bishop's Wife

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Description
Cary Grant stars as an angel named Dudley in this romantic comedy from 1947. Dudley comes to the aid of a bishop, played by David Niven, who asks for spiritual help in the building of a new cathedral. Dudley is the answer to his prayers, but not in the way that the bishop anticipated. When the bishop's wife begins to fall for Dudley, things get complicated. The film also stars Loretta Young and was directed by Henry Koster. A 1996 remake called The Preacher's Wife starred Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston.

The Bishop's Wife is a 1947 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 49 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6 and a MetaScore of 72.

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  • Release Date
    1947
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 49 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (15,145)
  • Metascore
    72