Holidate is a 2020 American romantic comedy holiday film, directed by John Whitesell, from a screenplay by Tiffany Paulsen. It stars Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Jake Manley, Jessica Capshaw, Andrew Bachelor, Frances Fisher, Manish Dayal and Kristin Chenoweth. The film was released on Netflix on October 28, 2020.
Sloane is a young woman living in Chicago, Illinois who hates the holidays due to the judgement she receives from her family for not being in a relationship. Having recently broken up with her boyfriend, her mother Elaine is constantly trying to set her up with a new man, much to Sloane's annoyance. Meanwhile in Evanston, Illinois, Jackson is a young Australian golfer stuck spending the holidays with a girl he has no interest in pursuing a serious relationship with and her family. Later in the night, his date becomes angry with him for not getting her a Christmas present, and he leaves in frustration.
|editor||Emma E. Hickox|
|keywords||begin chance encounter chicago illinois costume party date end fall forced to drive fourth of july gather heart attack kiss married morning after new year nothing shop thanksgiving walk wed young woman|
|musicBy||Dan the Automator|
|producer||Mary Viola McG|
|productionCompany||Wonderland Sound and Vision|