The Best Man Holiday

The Best Man Holiday

The Best Man Holiday

The cast of Malcolm Lee's 1999 comedy The Best Man reunite for a Christmas holidays sequel. With fifteen years, marriages, divorces, kids and careers behind them, the nine college friends come together in the palatial mansion of football star Lance (Morris Chestnut) and rediscover old rivalries and romances.

2013Rating: M123 minsUSA
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The Best Man Holiday / Reviews

Variety

Variety

The cluttered, overlong narrative never really finds its footing.

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Time Out

Time Out

The script's sporadic silliness makes every plot turn questionable; how the talent deftly negotiates such goofiness makes the film near-impossible to resist.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Even if some of the crudeness and the drama feel forced, it's hard to hate.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It's a genially soapy time-killer, though Lee's as shameless in invoking cancer as he is about the catfights and smacktalk.

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The Dissolve

The Dissolve

It's a pleasure to catch up with these characters as they approach the complexities and compromises of middle age with all manner of literal and figurative baggage.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

All in all, this long-delayed sequel is a very mixed bag, with just enough laughter and tears to squeak by as holiday entertainment.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Compared to Tyler Perry’s superficially similar fare, this is a masterpiece of mood shifts.

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