10 Fun Facts About Everyone’s Favorite Christmas Rom-Com ‘The Holiday’

More than 10 years in the past, Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet gave us #ChristmasVacationGoals, enjoying characters who dedicated to a transcontinental dwelling swap and ended up falling in love with locals.

And The Holiday grew to become an on the spot hit when it hit theaters on December eight, 2006, finally raking in $205 million worldwide.

Now, 11 years later, relive the yuletide rom-com with 10 enjoyable details you may not have identified, courtesy of IMDb. Click by way of the slideshow above to get began!

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Writer-director Nancy Meyers penned the script with Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, and Jack Black in thoughts.

Kate as soon as dated Rufus Sewell, who performs Iris’s crush Jasper.

Cameron stated that that is essentially the most physically-demanding movie she’s ever performed… on account of all of the operating Amanda did!

Jude’s character, Graham, is the brother of Iris. In actual life, the actor has a sister named Iris.

Writer-director Nancy Meyers used to undergo from the identical esophageal spasms that finest Amanda.

Dustin Hoffman’s cameo was unscripted — he occurred to be driving by the Blockbuster retailer through the filming, peered in out of curiosity, and noticed his buddy Nancy.

One of Miles’s movie composer idols is Ennio Morricone, whose many soundtracks embrace that of The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly — a film Eli Wallach starred in 40 years earlier than he performed Arthur on this film.

Ed Burns, who performs Amanda’s ex, directed Cameron within the 1996 movie She’s the One.



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But you received’t discover the Holiday homes on-line. Amanda’s home inside was constructed on a soundstage for $1 million, and Iris’s cottage was inbuilt a discipline over the span of two weeks.

More than 10 years in the past, Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet gave us #ChristmasVacationGoals, enjoying characters who dedicated to a transcontinental dwelling swap and ended up falling in love with locals.

And The Holiday grew to become an on the spot hit when it hit theaters on December eight, 2006, finally raking in $205 million worldwide.

Now, 11 years later, relive the yuletide rom-com with 10 enjoyable details you may not have identified, courtesy of IMDb. Click by way of the slideshow above to get began!

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