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The Perfect HolidayIn The Perfect Holiday, Benjamin (Morris Chestnut) is a struggling songwriter and part-time mall Santa; Nancy (the ever-winning Gabrielle...The Perfect HolidayKids and FamilyPT96MPGIn The Perfect Holiday, Benjamin (Morris Chestnut) is a struggling songwriter and part-time mall Santa; Nancy (the ever-winning Gabrielle...2007-12-12Gabrielle UnionYari Film Group
Queen Latifah, The Perfect Holiday
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The Perfect Holiday

Genre: Kids and Family; Starring: Morris Chestnut, Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union; Director: Lance Rivera; Author: Marc Calixte, Nat Mauldin, Lance Rivera, Jeff Stein; Release Date Wide: 12/12/2007; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): 96; MPAA Rating: PG; Distributor: Yari Film Group

In The Perfect Holiday, Benjamin (Morris Chestnut) is a struggling songwriter and part-time mall Santa; Nancy (the ever-winning Gabrielle Union) is a divorcée whose daughter asks Santa to bring Mom a man. Will they find love for Christmas? Well, duh. So why throw in a bizarre device involving Queen Latifah as a narrating angel and a creepy, sallow Terrence Howard as her adversary? Their A-list names may be a draw, but it’s too bad no one thought the endearing performances in this charming (if cliché) family romance would be enough. B-

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