The Holdovers Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 754

Average Rating: 3.3/4

# of Ratings: 11

Theatrical Release Date: 11/22/2023

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 07/01/2024

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Alexander Payne

Actors: Paul Giamatti, Dominic Sessa, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Tate Donovan, Carrie Preston, Michael Provost

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 10/30/2023

Another funny, moving, and insightful comedy from Alexander Payne who per usual finds humor the best tool to explore characters' inner sadness.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 12/31/2023

"Life is like a henhouse ladder. Shitty and short."

From start to finish, I had a goofy smile while watching The Holdovers. It’s sweet and thoughtful that despite taking place in the snowy Massachusetts, USA, it has a warm and welcoming feel.

It’s a holiday season type of movie starring three characters who could not be more different from each other but “found” each other in complicated times. One is a cranky and stick-in-the-mud history teacher named Paul Hunham, who smells fishy. The other is an African American woman named Mary, who is the cook for the school but is dealing with her grief after losing her son to the Vietnam War. And lastly, a troublemaking student named Angus, who is a colossal pain in the ass you will ever meet, but deep down, a good kid who needs love …

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