• Publication date: August 31, 2011

The Holiday

American Amanda Woods and English native Iris Simpkins are two women from two different continents who share one common problem: men. Iris finds that her co-worker, who she has been secretly pining for, has announced his engagement to another co-worker and not her. Across the Atlantic ocean, Amanda discovers her boyfriend's cheating ways, and like Iris is very much heartbroken. So when Iris posts a house-swap arrangement for the holiday season, Amanda soon replies and agrees to swap her L.A. mansion for Iris' small cottage in Surrey, as both women try to forget their love pangs. But one never knows when love is just around the corner...

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2006

MBC Max:

October 13, 2016 20:00 (KSA) ~ October 13, 2016 19:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) American Amanda Woods (Cameron Diaz) and English native Iris Simpkins (Kate Winslet) are two women from two different continents who share one common problem: men. Iris finds that her co-worker, who she has been secretly pining for, has announced his engagement to another co-worker and not her. Across the Atlantic ocean, Amanda discovers her boyfriend's cheating ways, and like Iris is very much heartbroken.

So when Iris posts a house-swap arrangement for the holiday season, Amanda soon replies and agrees to swap her L.A. mansion for Iris' small cottage in Surrey, as both women try to forget their love pangs. But one never knows when love is just around the corner...

The Holiday won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Chick Flick, in addition to an MTV Movie Award nomination. At the box office the picture was a knockout success, earning over $205 million around the world, easily recuperating its seemingly steep $85 million budget. The soundtrack features a number of great and recognizable tunes by the likes of Wham!, James Taylor, Al Green, Kylie Minogue, and many more.

Starring:

  • Cameron Diaz
  • Kate Winslet
  • Jude Law
  • Jack Black
  • Shannyn Sossamon
  • Eli Wallach
  • Edward Burns
  • Rufus Sewell

 

Directed by:  Nancy Meyers

Rating:  PG-13 for sexual content and some strong language.