The Best Man Holiday
The Best Man Holiday (2013)

After nearly 15 years apart, Taye Diggs (television's Private Practice), Nia Long (Soul Food), Morris Chestnut (Kick-Ass 2), Harold Perrineau (Zero Dark Thirty), Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow), Sanaa Lathan (Contagion), Monica Calhoun… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 11, 2014
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
68%
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User Score
84%



Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Best Man Holiday manages honest laughs out of broad humor, and affects convincing drama from a deeply conventional plot.

Wesley Morris
Grantland

You leave emotionally exhausted, but there's a lot of care in this movie.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

Even if some of the crudeness and the drama feel forced, it's hard to hate.

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David Edwards
Daily Record [UK]

It's an odd mix of bawdy comedy and blatant heart-tugging -- you'll be cringeing one moment and sniffing the next.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

The Best Man Holiday is an inelegant movie, but its cast is so damn likable that we're still willing to follow them - even when they're not going anywhere.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

"The Best Man Holiday" gives holidays a bad name.

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William Goss
Empire Magazine

The first half is such an agreeably raucous reunion that we hate to see a pesky thing like terminal illness ruin all the fun.

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Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

A movie that does to your emotions exactly what one player does to another on the big Christmas game day: slams them to the ground and stomps them silly.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

The mix of raunchy sex comedy and Christian faith doesn't quite come off.

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Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

While the script may be uneven and the film itself overlong, the cast make for winning company, turning a deft hand to material that zigzags between bawdy and mawkish, somehow keeping it on just the right side of sympathetic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Everett Johnson
So a few months ago I got a copy of this and before I watched it I realized I didn't remember the first movie. So I went back and re-watched and hated it.… More
Panta Oz
I am not a great fan of American Christmas comedy-dramas, and I really found this film directed and written by Malcolm D. Lee - awkward! It is a sequel to the… More
Manu Gino
Times change. Friendship doesn't. Good Movie! Best Man's Holiday, is a timely-well written and acted movie. It touches on so many social issues… More
Fascade Fiveoneeight
"The Best Man Holiday"..Totally awesome ensemble of actors and actresses back together again 15 years later for this much anticipated sequel. Lots… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Mia: I can't tell you how great it is to have all of us under the same roof again. I feel like I already might be surprising people by saying this film… More
Philip Price
Walking into The Best Man Holiday I was willing, but had no prior knowledge of what these characters had been through and what this feature might contain. I… More