• The Perfect Holiday (2007)

The Perfect Holiday

Release Date: December 12th, 2007

DVD Release Date: November 11th, 2008

PG |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Nancy (Gabrielle Union), a divorced mother of three, feels especially lonely during the holidays. Sensing her sadness, Nancy's youngest daughter, Emily (Khail Bryant), has a plan to make her mom happy again. She asks Benjamin (Morris Chestnut), a department-store Santa Claus, to pay Nancy a compliment. And Benjamin, who is also a struggling songwriter, knows exactly the right words to say.

Cast: Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, Queen Latifah, Terrence Howard, Malik Hammond, Charlie Murphy, Khail Bryant, Faizon Love

Director: Lance Rivera

Genres: Children , Romance

Production Co: Capital Arts Entertainment

Distributors: Yari Film Group

Keywords: Pursuit, Endearing, Charming, 2000s, Mother, Daughter, Love interest, Brother, Growing up, Love, Family, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Strives to be nothing more than easygoing and heartwarming. show more

  • 40
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    If "This Christmas" served up a crowd-pleasing portion of yuletide "Soul Food," then The Perfect Holiday offers dried-out leftovers. show more

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    There's not much original about the film, but it's played with high spirits and good cheer, there are lots of musical interludes, and it's pitched straight at families. show more

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