Holiday in the Sun

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"Sun, summer and fun. Smugglers, suspense and treasure."
  • G
  • 2001
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 5.2  (4,528)

Holiday in the Sun is a 2001 American comedy film that stars Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen as Madison and Alex, two teenage sisters who set off on a luxurious holiday getaway to the Bahamas with their parents. The film also features Austin Nichols and Ben Easter in supporting roles. The movie begins with Madison and Alex arriving at their luxurious beachside resort, where they are greeted by the resort's friendly staff and met with an array of exciting activities to choose from. As the girls begin to explore the resort and bask in the sunshine, they quickly discover their vacation is not as leisurely as they thought.

The sisters encounter two handsome boys named Griff and Scott, played by Austin Nichols and Ben Easter, respectively. Immediately smitten with Griff, Alex is thrilled when he invites her to a party at his family's villa. Meanwhile, Madison is stuck trying to fend off the unwanted attention from Jordan, the son of an important client her father is trying to impress on a business trip.

As the film progresses, it becomes clear that Jordan is more interested in Madison's family's money than Madison herself, and at the same time, they uncover something fishy going on with Griff and Scott's father, who is illegally smuggling valuable artifacts out of the country. Madison and Alex team up to get to the bottom of the mystery while also trying to enjoy their vacation and navigate their newfound romantic interests.

Holiday in the Sun is a fun-filled adventure that celebrates sisterhood and self-discovery. The Olsen Twins deliver a strong performance as Madison and Alex, showcasing their undeniable charm and wit, veteran actors Nichols and Easter also deliver commendable performances, bringing their characters to life with equal parts of wit and depth.

The film is set against the backdrop of the gorgeous Bahamas, setting a lighthearted and festive tone as viewers are transported to a world of sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lavish resorts. The cinematography captures the beauty of the Bahamian islands, and the film features some entertaining dance and musical numbers.

Throughout the film, Madison and Alex learn important life lessons, including the power of sisterhood, the importance of being true to oneself, and the value of standing up for what is right. The dynamic between the sisters is heartwarming, and their on-screen chemistry is undeniable.

Despite being targeted primarily at teenage viewers, the film is an enjoyable watch for audiences of all ages thanks to its universal themes and humor. Overall, Holiday in the Sun is a quintessential feel-good comedy that provides an escape to a tropical paradise filled with fun, sun, friendship, and adventure.

Holiday in the Sun is a 2001 kids & family movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.2.

Holiday in the Sun
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    1 hr 27 min
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    5.2  (4,528)