Last Holiday
Last Holiday (2006)

A woman learns to love life when she finds out she won't be around long in this comedy. Georgia Byrd (Queen Latifah) lives in New Orleans, where she works in the cookware department of an upscale gourmet supply shop. While Georgia… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 2, 2006
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Although Queen Latifah's bountiful life-affirming spirit permeates the film, director Wayne Wang is unable to revive this remake with any real flair.

Keith Phipps
AV Club

Here at least, Latifah has only two modes: heavily constipated and sass-tastic.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

It may not be much -- it's a remake of a 1950 Alec Guinness film -- but it is as bright as a Christmas bauble.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Might not be in the first tier of holiday classics, but its winning cast led by its captivating star make this one you'll want to keep in your Christmas viewing rotation.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

It's not exactly distinguished, but pleasantly warm-hearted, and the sort of thing you might enjoy on afternoon TV when laid up with the flu.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

In its corny, cartoonish way, it even suggests a generosity of spirit that's faithful to the 1950 original.

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Cynthia Fuchs
Common Sense Media

Formulaic but sometimes winning comedy.

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Matt Singer
Village Voice

The most surprisingly satisfying Hollywood comedy in ages.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

An awful lot makes no sense in Jeffrey Price and Peter Seaman's script, starting with its basic premise.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Queen Latifah remains here an utterly imperturbable, warm and human presence.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Cassie Hill
Super Funny!!!!!!!!!!!! Queen Latifah is indeed the queen!
Lenny Muggsy
Queen Latifah, yum! Going to Europe, spending all da money, ballin'!
Bethany Murphy
A really great film! Very funny! A must see!
Bobby Hobbs
Funny, kind of romantic, and shows you that some of the things in life you might think are important probably are not. It's a film to help you apperciate… More
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