• The Holiday (2006)

The Holiday

Release Date: December 8th, 2006

DVD Release Date: March 13th, 2007

PG-13 |2 hr 12 min

Plot Summary

Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

Cast: Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Jack Black, Eli Wallach, Edward Burns, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon

Director: Nancy Meyers

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Waverly Films

Distributors: Sony Pictures

Keywords: Love, 2000s, House, Brother, England, Engaging, Relationships, Los Angeles

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's formulaic but with a big heart. show more

  • 88
    Premiere

    The Holiday is the type of welcome diversion that only Meyers still seems to specialize -- a romantic comedy where Barbara Stanwyck and Rosalind Russell would have been just as natural as Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet and where the one liners fly like confetti. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    In what was clearly designed to be a chick flick, the on-screen chicks work hard at being endearing, while Jude Law, as Amanda's more than conversational partner, charms everyone effortlessly and gets the best lines. show more

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