The Best Man Holiday

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"Times change. Friendship doesn't."
  • R
  • 2013
  • 2 hr 3 min
  • 6.6  (16,783)
  • 59

The Best Man Holiday is a 2013 comedy-drama film directed by Malcolm D. Lee and is a sequel to the 1999 film, The Best Man. The movie follows a group of college friends as they reunite after 14 years over the Christmas holidays in New York City. The film takes place 15 years after the events of the first film and follows the same group of friends, who are now in their mid-40s. Harper Stewart (Taye Diggs) is now a successful author and is married to Robyn (Sanaa Lathan). Lance (Morris Chestnut) is a retired NFL player who is married to Mia (Monica Calhoun), and they have four children together. Jordan (Nia Long) is a successful TV producer who is still single. Quentin (Terrence Howard) is a successful music executive who is still living the single life. And Shelby (Melissa De Sousa) is still the same self-centered, narcissistic woman she was 15 years ago.

The film starts with Harper and Robyn inviting their friends to spend Christmas at their house in New York City. Everyone agrees to come, and while they are all happy to see each other again, it's evident that there is still some unresolved tension between them. Harper has been struggling to come up with a new book idea and decides to take advantage of their reunion by writing about their experiences over the holidays.

As the group spends time together, old rivalries and resentments begin to resurface. Lance is still upset with Harper for sleeping with Mia years ago and almost ruining their relationship. Meanwhile, Mia is struggling with a secret health issue that she hasn't shared with Lance. Jordan is faced with a decision that could jeopardize her career, and Quentin is dealing with the fallout of a bad breakup.

Throughout the film, the group also deals with personal and family issues that arise, including a tragedy that threatens to tear them apart. They all must come together to support each other and confront the challenges they face.

The Best Man Holiday explores themes of love, friendship, loyalty, and forgiveness. It also addresses the challenges of growing older and the importance of cherishing the time spent with loved ones.

The film features an impressive soundtrack that includes Christmas classics and original songs by R&B artists like Mariah Carey and John Legend. There are also several humorous moments that lighten the mood and balance out the heavier themes.

Overall, The Best Man Holiday is a heartwarming film that is sure to make audiences laugh, cry, and feel nostalgic. It's a great follow-up to the first film and a must-watch for fans of the original.

The Best Man Holiday is a 2013 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 3 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 59.

The Best Man Holiday
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