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"Best Man Holiday" coming to DVD/Blu-ray

By Rich Heldenfels Published: January 14, 2014

I have seen the film and very much enjoyed it. The official word:

A tight-knit group of college friends reunites for the first time in 14 years for an unforgettable celebration in The Best Man Holiday, coming to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ on February 11, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.  The all-new sequel to 1999’s beloved ensemble comedy The Best Man finds all nine friends together again for a reunion packed with laughter, love, and surprises. The Blu-ray Combo Pack comes with exclusive bonus features that include an alternate ending and deleted & extended scenes.

 

The film’s stellar ensemble cast includes Morris Chestnut (Identity Thief), Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow), Taye Diggs (Baggage Claim), Nia Long (Soul Food), Sanaa Lathan (Contagion), Regina Hall (Scary Movie franchise), Harold Perrineau (Zero Dark Thirty), Monica Calhoun (Love & Basketball) and Melissa De Sousa (Miss Congeniality), all reprising their career-launching roles, as well as Eddie Cibrian (Good Deeds) and John Michael Higgins (Pitch Perfect) in the long-awaited next chapter of the film that ushered in a new era of comedy.

 

The Blu-ray™ Combo Pack includes a Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet.


Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.

DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.

DIGITAL HD with Ultraviolet lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download movies to watch on iPad®, iPhone®, Android™, smart TVs, connected Blu-ray players, game consoles, and more.


Bonus Features Exclusively on Blu-rayTM 

 

Alternate Ending

Deleted and Extended Scenes with Commentary by Writer/Director/Producer Malcolm D. Lee

Smack Talk: Filming The Girl Fight Scene—Step into the ring to learn how the big fight scene was filmed. Hear from stars Regina Hall and Melissa De Sousa and writer/director/producer Malcolm D. Lee.

 

Bonus Features on Blu-rayTM and DVD


Gag Reel

Holiday Reunion: The Making of The Best Man Holiday—Join the cast and crew of the of The Best Man Holiday to find out how the characters, and the actors who play them, have evolved in the 14 years since the first film and what it’s like for them to be working together again, as well as how “new kid on the block” Eddie Cibrian fits in, and what writer and director Malcolm D. Lee brings to the franchise.

Feature Commentary By Writer/Director/Producer Malcolm D. Lee

 

 


SYNOPSIS

 


Share the laughter, love and surprises as Harper (Taye Diggs), Lance (Morris Chestnut), Quentin (Terrence Howard), Jordan (Nia Long), Robyn (Sanaa Lathan), Mia (Monica Calhoun), Murch (Harold Perrineau), Candy (Regina Hall) and Shelby (Melissa De Sousa) all reunite for the first time in years. As they share their triumphs and tragedies,  these college friends soon discover how easy it is to reignite long-forgotten rivalries and romances—all while new discoveries are made and secrets are revealed. The Best Man Holiday is the comedy that critics are calling “a feel-good celebration” (James Verniere, Boston Herald).

 


CAST AND FILMMAKERS

Cast: Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut, Terrence Howard, Nia Long, Sanaa Lathan, Monica Calhoun, Harold Perrineau, Regina Hall, Melissa De Sousa, Eddie Cibrian, John Michael Higgins

Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee

Screenplay by: Malcolm D. Lee

Producers: Sean Daniel, Malcom D. Lee

Executive Producer: Preston L. Holmes

Director of Photography: Greg Gardiner

Production Designer: Keith Brian Burns

Editor: Paul Millspaugh

Costume Designer: Danielle Hollowell

Original Music By: Stanley Clarke

 

 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - BLU-RAY™

Street Date: February 11, 2014

Copyright: 2014 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Selection Numbers: 61127353 (U.S.), 61131090 (CDN)

Running Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes

Layers: BD-50

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1

Rating: R for language, sexual content and brief nudity

Technical Info: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/DVS DD 2.0

Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish

 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - DVD

Street Date: February 11, 2014

Copyright: 2014 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Selection Numbers: 61127405 (U.S.), 61131089 (CDN)

Running Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes

Layers: Dual Layer

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1

Rating: R for language, sexual content and brief nudity

Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1/DVS DD

Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish




 

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