47. The Holiday
Ever wondered what it would be like to put your own life on pause and switch lives with a complete stranger? The Holiday explores exactly that in this sweet story where two troubled women exchange lives and end up finding love in the bargain.
Romantic Plot: It all begins when two successful yet unhappy women connect through a home-swapping website, and decide to trade houses for the holidays in a mutual effort to forget their man troubles. Iris (Kate Winslet) is a London-based journalist who lives in a beautiful cottage in Surrey, and Amanda (Cameron Diaz) owns a production company and lives in a posh mansion in Beverly Hills. Iris is heartbroken from unrequited love with a cad of a colleague (Rufus Sewell), and Amanda has just broken up with her cheating boyfriend (Edward Burns), so their home-swapping offers mutual downtime to reassess their love lives. Amanda ends up falling for ris's charming brother Graham (Jude Law), and Iris is unexpectedly smitten with Miles (Jack Black), a super-nice film composer on the downside of a failing relationship.
Main Cast: Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Jack Black
Romantic Mood: Lovable, charming, romantic
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.5 /10
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