Last Holiday (2006)



Critic Consensus: Although Queen Latifah's bountiful life-affirming spirit permeates the film, director Wayne Wang is unable to revive this remake with any real flair.

Movie Info

A woman learns to love life when she finds out she won't be around long in this comedy. Georgia Byrd (Queen Latifah) lives in New Orleans, where she works in the cookware department of an upscale gourmet supply shop. While Georgia carries a torch for Sean (LL Cool J), one of her co-workers, she doesn't have the nerve to tell him, and despite her estimable skills in the kitchen, she lives frugally and doesn't put her talent to use. Georgia's good friend Rochelle (Jane Adams) often tells her that … More

Rating: PG-13 (for some sexual reference)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Martin Starger, J B Priestly, Tim Korn, Peter S. Seaman, Jeffrey Price
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 2, 2006
Box Office: $38.4M
Paramount Pictures - Official Site


as Georgia Byrd

as Matthew Kragen

as Senator Dillings

as Ms. Burns

as Rochelle

as Ms. Gunther

as Sean Matthews

as Adamian

as Chef Didier

as Dr. Gupta

as Congressman Stewart

as HMO Administrator

as Emeril Lagasse

as Lady Moocher
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Critic Reviews for Last Holiday

All Critics (122) | Top Critics (33)

Here at least, Latifah has only two modes: heavily constipated and sass-tastic.

Full Review… | November 27, 2006
AV Club
Top Critic

It's not exactly distinguished, but pleasantly warm-hearted, and the sort of thing you might enjoy on afternoon TV when laid up with the flu.

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Might not be in the first tier of holiday classics, but its winning cast led by its captivating star make this one you'll want to keep in your Christmas viewing rotation.

Full Review… | December 22, 2014
Lyles' Movie Files

Formulaic but sometimes winning comedy.

Full Review… | December 16, 2010
Common Sense Media

Queen Latifah remains here an utterly imperturbable, warm and human presence.

Full Review… | March 1, 2007
Film Journal International

A nice little romantic comedy which also packs an emotional punch.

Full Review… | January 27, 2007
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Audience Reviews for Last Holiday

Super Funny!!!!!!!!!!!! Queen Latifah is indeed the queen!

Cassie Hill

Super Reviewer

A really great film! Very funny! A must see!

Bethany Murphy

Super Reviewer


Richard C

Super Reviewer

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