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The Best Man Holiday (2013)

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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.

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

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15 November 2013 (USA)  »

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The Best Man 2  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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$30,593,000 (USA) (17 November 2013)

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$70,525,195 (USA)
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This is the third movie Regina Hall has used the same character name (Candace). See more »

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When Lance is exiting the stadium, behind Harper, Quentin, and Julian the Buffalo Bills logo can be seen in the background. The football scenes were shot at Ralph Wilson Stadium. See more »

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Candace: I'm just saying, Jordan's good people, you should get to know her.
Robyn: What's to know? She's career-obsessed and lives on her BlackBerry.
Candace: True, but she's not some ideal from a piece of fiction. Now, her man, on the other hand, is iconic. Mmm. If I went that way, that's what I'd get. A tall, vanilla swagger latte. I like, I like, I like.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Lady Gaga (2013) See more »

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Written by Stevie Wonder
Performed by Marsha Ambrosius and Anthony Hamilton
Produced by Harmony aka "H-Money" Samuels for BOE Global
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Christmas with friends
3 December 2013 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Lance and Mia bring together a group of close friends to celebrate Christmas. As it is usual with such gatherings, each group of friends brought along their own emotional baggage and old divisions amongst them resurfaced.

This is an emotional movie. Lance is the central character. He is an enormously successful and wealthy baseball player, yet he is grounded by his love for God and devotion to his family. It is his loyalty to his wife that he will organise the gathering although to him will be particularly challenging.

Such occasions will provide opportunities for people to quarrel, fall out and make up. A shocking revelation will ground everyone. Ultimately, life brings ups and down and in the midst of it all one will need a group of friends that will simply be there. They don't have to do anything as long they are present and available.

Well acted, with poignant conversations this is a movie with which the audience will resonate. It is a shame that the presence of hints and insinuations in the dialogues demonstrate that the obsession with race is still prevalent.


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