What We Did on Our Holiday Reviews

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May 25, 2019
hough heart-warming and refreshingly daring with one of its plot twists, the film doesn't quite escape its televisual feel.
January 11, 2018
What We Did on Our Holiday offers a believable insight, enhancing the comedy with a low-key austerity that allows the movie not just to entertain, but to surprise us.
February 6, 2017
Outnumbered fans will find more enjoyment out of it than non-fan cinemagoers, but not enough to warrant heading to the big screen for the experience.
April 26, 2016
Luckily for us, and unlike their bickering and scripted parents, the kids are largely left to improvise their parts and the result is mostly charming, sometimes hilarious.
August 25, 2015
This blandly titled comedy from the U.K. spends so much setup time being generically clever, it's truly unexpected when, a third of the way in, things heat up in oddball ways.
July 15, 2015
What We Did on Our Holiday emphasizes the celebration of life through masterful British comedy...
July 13, 2015
Do we want to spend 95 minutes of our summer holiday watching a film about a young, squabbling, dysfunctional British family on a sham trip? Yes, we do.
July 10, 2015
It's not what you'd call "major" cinema, but it's a breezy entertainment, particularly if you're a fan of one or more of the cast members.
July 10, 2015
...What We Did on our Holiday actually succeeds pretty well despite its rather hackneyed premise.
July 9, 2015
[What We Did on Our Holiday contains a] heartfelt central story, which features Connolly in what can only be deemed another Connolly role.
July 9, 2015
Engaging but slight.
July 9, 2015
An amusing picture with a few laugh-out-loud moments, but it's more interesting as storytelling tightrope walk, studying the feature as it navigates troubling turns of plot.
July 9, 2015
What We Did On Our Holiday sets up a sturdy comic scenario and then proceeds to head in another direction altogether-one that's nearly impossible to anticipate, making the film much more of a goofy delight than would have seemed likely at the outset.
July 7, 2015
Jones and Connolly have terrific chemistry, particularly as Lottie works through the fact that adults encourage dishonesty and lying when it suits their own needs, and that secrets are more pervasive than openness.
June 9, 2015
Apart from the humour, there are some rather poignant and moving scenes as well.
March 7, 2015
From the makers of the adorable British sitcom Outnumbered comes a lovely, fable-like tragi-comic tale about life, loss, lying and honesty.
February 18, 2015
The supporting cast will delight fans of British television.
February 12, 2015
What We Did On Our Holiday manages to stay afloat because of its completely beguiling charm. It is an absolute joy of a movie.
February 7, 2015
I laughed throughout this sharp, witty and observant film that makes us look closely at ourselves, as we address serious issues
December 4, 2014
Despite the serious subjects of death, divorce and family dysfunction, this remains a feel-good family movie
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