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Holiday Heart (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  10 December 2000 (USA)
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A drag queen takes in a drug addict and her daughter and helps raise the daughter.

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Holiday Heart
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Niki Dean (as Jessika Quynn Reynolds)
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Jambalaya Blue (as Johnathan Wallace)
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Sergeant
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Pastor Henry
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Mrs. Owens
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Penthouse M.C.
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Travel Agent Dan
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LT (as Ronald Selmour)
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Mrs. Walker
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Sarah
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Ricky
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A drag queen takes in a drug addict and her daughter and helps raise the daughter.

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He'll do anything in his power... to keep them together. See more »

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Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »
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10 December 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Vida É Mesmo Assim  »

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Trivia

Both Ving Rhames and Mykelti Williamson have played Don King. Ving Rhames portrayed King in Don King: Only in America (1997) and Mykelti Williamson played him in Ali (2001). See more »

Goofs

When Silas teaches Holiday how to play the Nintendo N64, the game is Super Mario 64, when only a few seconds earlier the game was clearly Super Smash Bros, which only features the character Mario. See more »

Quotes

Niki: [notices Holiday's piano] See, Mama. Look, it ain't portable.
Wanda: Isn't portable. I'm trying to get her to use correct grammar.
Holiday Heart: Oh, that's very nice. Well, I hope I say this with correct grammar, but Sister Girl, this food sure don't look appetizing.
Wanda: It's all beige, isn't it?
Holiday Heart: Well, let's just put it this way. Holiday can burn, so let's say from here on out I do all the cooking, okay?
[hands over plate]
Holiday Heart: What is it anyway?
Wanda: I don't know.
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Holiday Heart
2 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie last night. I was getting ready to go out yesterday when I started watching it. I was so much into the movie that before I left the hous. I had to tivo it to watch when I got back home. It was a really really good movie. I thought the cast were all brilliant and the script was good as well. I was shocked when my husband sat down to watch it as well. He's not into dramatic movies but he actually said that the acting was pretty good and believable. This is definitely one that I would recommend to watch. I was amazed to see Ving Rhames act in this role. He's great. Alfre Woodward as always is excellent. I'm surprised that I did not hear about this movie before.


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