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The Best Man Holiday (2013)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  15 November 2013 (USA)
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When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.



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When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.

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Times change. Friendship doesn't.


Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, sexual content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 November 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Best Man 2  »

Box Office


$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$30,107,555 (USA) (15 November 2013)


$70,492,685 (USA) (3 January 2014)

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Surprisingly funny and heartwarming.
17 November 2013 | by (Waukee, IA) – See all my reviews

I am African American but I don't usually go to the typical Black movies because I find them too heavily silly, religious and manipulative so I was surprised as how funny and heartwarming Best Man's Holiday was. I really loved seeing all of these beautiful Black men and women getting together and celebrating their ups and downs. Terrance Howard was great, I never thought he could be so funny. It was great seeing Nina Long and Sanaa Latham who are great actresses and don't get enough screen time (Hollywood just don't tap its Black talent like it should). Morris Chestnut was also great and Taye Diggs (that's not to say that Howard Perrineau, Monica Calhoun and Melissa De Sousa weren't good because they were). Yes this movie is predictable and in some places overly preachy but you'll have a fun time and that's what movies are for.

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