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

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$70,492,685 (USA) (3 January 2014)
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When the lead male characters sing Can You Stand The Rain to the female characters, their reactions are genuine as the director didn't tell the ladies which song would be sung to them. See more »

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When Harper teases Jordan about her boyfriend he says Brian McDaniels but his name is Brian McDonald. See more »

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Harper: Brian McDaniels... I like to ski in Vermont. I like to date chocolate girls.
Jordan: Shut up, Harper.
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References How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) See more »

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Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Michael Klein, Alana Da Fonseca
Performed by Rebecca Styles (as Becca Styles)
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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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