In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker manages all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove Records, which include ... See full summary »
As Carl Black gets the opportunity to move his family out of Chicago in hope of a better life, their arrival in Beverly Hills is timed with that city's annual purge, where all crime is legal for twelve hours.
All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.
Mia Sullivan (Monica Calhoun), wife of Lance Sullivan (Morris Chestnut), has written letters requesting that the old gang should join them for Christmas: Harper Stewart (Taye Diggs) and his almost-nine-month-pregnant wife Robyn (Sanaa Lathan), Julian "Murch" Murchison (Harold Perrineau) and wife Candace Sparks (Regina Hall), her best friend Jordan Armstrong (Nia Long) and boyfriend Brian McDonald (Eddie Cibrian), Quentin "Q" Spivey (Terrence Howard), and Shelby Taylor (Melissa De Sousa). All the friends arrive at the house, the first time they've come together in 14 years, and the celebration begins. At dinner, the old friends catch up while tensions grow between Shelby and Candace. Years after his debut novel, Harper is struggling with writer's block, financial difficulties, and pressure from his publisher to come up with newer and better material for his next book. He has also been recently relieved of his faculty position at New York University, further complicating the couple's ...
In its first weekend of release in the United States it was able to gain back double its entire production budget. See more »
When Lance is exiting the stadium, behind Harper, Quentin, and Julian the Buffalo Bills logo can be seen in the background. The football scenes were shot at Ralph Wilson Stadium. See more »
I'm just saying, Jordan's good people, you should get to know her.
What's to know? She's career-obsessed and lives on her BlackBerry.
True, but she's not some ideal from a piece of fiction. Now, her man, on the other hand, is iconic. Mmm. If I went that way, that's what I'd get. A tall, vanilla swagger latte. I like, I like, I like.
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I just watched The Best Man Holiday and it was a dynamic movie both in directing and story line. Very few movies that are directed by blacks (Malcolm D.) and carries a fine cast of actors that can maintained a consistent high level of theatrical performance on a silver screen in any given season is rare. We need more movies like this that show's, black people as people and not this narrowly defined monolithic people, and that we can hold families, relationships and friendships together almost in a biological bond that can withstand the test of time. Nothing beats physical imagery to relay these concepts then using the silver screen, video and television as the vehicle. The whole story focus around Mia (Monica Calhoun). And Lance (Morris Chestnut) did a beautiful job building on Mia's role that just expanded out to the other actors that really show'd their craft.
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