The Perfect Holiday 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… The Perfect Holiday 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… 2007-12-12 PG PT96M Kids and Family Morris Chestnut Queen Latifah Gabrielle Union Yari Film Group
Movie Review

The Perfect Holiday (2007)

MPAA Rating: PG
Queen Latifah, The Perfect Holiday | LATIFAH, HUMBUG The Perfect Holiday gives the Queen an extraneous narrator's role for star power, but the family romance stands on its own
LATIFAH, HUMBUG The Perfect Holiday gives the Queen an extraneous narrator's role for star power, but the family romance stands on its own
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Dec 12, 2007; Rated: PG; Length: 96 Minutes; Genre: Kids and Family; With: Morris Chestnut and Queen Latifah; 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-

Originally posted Dec 12, 2007 Published in issue #970 Dec 21, 2007 Order article reprints
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