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Waiting To Exhale

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Theater Box Office Totals:
$81,452,156

“This stuff is real. I’ve been around women like this. I grew up with these very strong, and very bold, powerful women.”

Whitney Houston

Whitney’s second movie, Waiting To Exhale, topped the box-office charts in its first week. The movie was directed by Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker and was based on the best-selling novel by Terry McMillan. The success of the movie, which earned $82 million, helped to create a wave of additional black ensemble films. Whitney co-produced the soundtrack and recorded three new tracks. The album topped the Billboard 200 and has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide.

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