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: November 15, 2013
DVD Release Date: February 11, 2014
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69%
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Critic Score: 69% 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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John Fink
The Film Stage

Still, The Best Man Holiday contains some strong moments and good acting; the cast is as likable as ever, even if the film doesn't take many bold risks.

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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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Debashine Thangevelo
Independent Online (South Africa)

This is a film about friendships, faith and family and, laden with bittersweet moments, triggers those tear ducts.

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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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Odie Henderson
RogerEbert.com

"The Best Man Holiday" has the potential to become a staple of Christmastime movie watching in the 'hood.

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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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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
So-so. Didn't love or hate it. The story follows a group of friends meeting up for Christmas and is pretty much just about their relationships. It is… 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
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