The Holiday

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"It's Christmas Eve and we are going to go celebrate being young and being alive."
  • PG-13
  • 2006
  • 2 hr 18 min
  • 6.9  (324,367)
  • 52

The 2006 movie "The Holiday" is a romantic comedy that follows the lives of two women, Amanda (Cameron Diaz) and Iris (Kate Winslet), who are struggling with different sorts of relationship problems. Amanda, a successful movie trailer producer, has just broken up with her longtime boyfriend while Iris, a British journalist, is dealing with a broken heart after falling in love with a man who is engaged.

Desperate for a change of scenery, the two women agree to swap homes for the Christmas holiday. Amanda travels from her luxurious home in Los Angeles to Iris' cozy cottage in the English countryside, while Iris heads to Amanda's sprawling estate in LA. Both women hope that the break will help them clear their minds and start afresh.

As soon as the women arrive in their new destinations, they are met with several surprises. Amanda is shocked to find out that Graham (Jude Law), a man she meets in Iris' hometown, is actually Iris' brother. Meanwhile, Iris discovers that Amanda's sprawling mansion is equipped with a company that provides a friendly driver and housekeeper, Miles (Jack Black).

Over the course of the holiday, Amanda and Graham enter into a whirlwind romance while Iris develops feelings for Miles. The four characters spend time exploring each other's cities, visiting local places of interest, and participating in Christmas traditions. Along the way, they all face challenges in their newfound relationships.

Amanda realizes that she has never truly let herself fall in love, and the thought of leaving Graham behind when she returns to LA is understandably painful. Iris faces a similar dilemma, as Miles is already in a long-term relationship and seems hesitant to end it.

Despite these obstacles, the four continue to build their relationships and create wonderful memories together throughout the holiday season. However, as the end of their holiday nears, each must make a decision as to how they will proceed with their newly-found love interests.

Overall, "The Holiday" is a heartwarming and charming romantic comedy that captures the magic of the holiday season. The film's stellar cast, beautiful settings, and festive atmosphere combine to create a movie that is both entertaining and touching. Whether you're a fan of romantic comedies or simply looking for a feel-good movie to watch during the holidays, "The Holiday" is certainly worth your time.

The Holiday is a 2006 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 18 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 52.

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    2 hr 18 min
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    6.9  (324,367)
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