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The Perfect Holiday (2007)

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A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.

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Lance Rivera
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Morris Chestnut ... Benjamin
Gabrielle Union ... Nancy
Faizon Love ... Jamal
Charlie Murphy ... J-Jizzy
Katt Williams ... Delicious
Jill Marie Jones ... Robin
Rachel True ... Brenda
Malik Hammond ... John-John
Jeremy Gumbs Jeremy Gumbs ... Mikey
Khail Bryant ... Emily
Peter Jae ... Clerk (as Pedro Kim)
David Anzuelo ... Maintenance Man
Frank Bonsangue ... Police Sergeant
John 'B.J.' Bryant John 'B.J.' Bryant ... Rottweiler
Paul Woodburn Paul Woodburn ... Driver
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Storyline

Laughter, love and just a hint of magic make for 'The Perfect Holiday', a fun-filled comedy starring Morris Chestnut, Gabrielle Union, Charlie Murphy, Katt Williams, Faizon Love, Terrence Howard and Queen Latifah. All Nancy Taylor(Union) wants for Christmas is to meet a nice man. So when her little girl shares her smitten wish with a Mall Santa, Benjamin Armstrong(Chestnut), he does his best to make her dreams come true in this delightful family treat for the whole family to enjoy! Written by Third Millenium Entertainment Australia

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This Christmas, the perfect man just happens to be Santa.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief language and some suggestive humor | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Perfect Christmas See more »

Filming Locations:

Clifton, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,283,360, 16 December 2007

Gross USA:

$5,812,781

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,812,781
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Morris Chestnut and Terrence Howard also starred together in The Best Man (1999) and its sequel The Best Man Holiday (2013). See more »

Goofs

When Ben and Jamal are at their lockers after the second time Emily visits Santa, Jamal's toque keeps changing from pulled down to his ears to sitting on top of his head. See more »

Quotes

Nancy: Since when did my kids become the Jackson Five?
John-John: I ain't being Michael!
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Connections

References Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Boss Dawg
Written by Donald Gruendler, Jr. and Derek Jones
Courtesy of Megatrax
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Great movie for the family.
21 August 2010 | by imvaughnSee all my reviews

The movie was a great movie. Was it predictable? Yes all family movies are. It's wasn't a mystery or action flick. But it was very good. Morris Chestnut was good. There was just enough comic relief to make some parts funny. I liked the way they really focused on the older son's dislike of the "new guy" in his mother's life. The supporting cast members were very good. Lots of stars with little roles that made me laugh. They showed a lot of depth in the characters. Queen Latifah, Katt Williams, among others were great! If you are looking for a nice wholesome feel good movie. This is the one for you! Not Oscar worthy but definitely a good DVD Christmas movie.


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