Holiday Heart Poster

Release Date: 2000

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2001

R|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
After losing his police officer lover, Christian drag queen Holiday Heart (Ving Rhames) meets 12-year-old Niki (Jessika Quynn Reynolds) and her drug-addicted mother, Wanda (Alfre Woodard). Heart finds relief from heartache and a renewed sense of purpose when he steps in as a father figure to Niki and welcomes the two women into his life. But when Wanda becomes romantically involved with her drug dealer, Silas, it may endanger Niki and threaten to destroy the makeshift family.

Cast: Ving Rhames, Alfre Woodard, Jesika Quynn Reynolds, Mykelti Williamson, Johnathan Wesley Wallace, Philip Maurice Hayes, Blu Mankuma, Lorena Gale

Director: Robert Townsend

Genres: Drama

Production Co: United Artists, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Moving, 2000s, Transformation, Growing up, Intense, Family, Daughter


Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television