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Stream The Holdovers Exclusively on Peacock

Alexander Payne’s critically acclaimed film stars Paul Giamatti and Da’Vine Joy Randolph.

By Peacock Staff

Hold onto your hats — The Holdovers is new from theaters and now streaming exclusively on Peacock. The Certified Fresh Focus Features film reunites acclaimed Sideways director Alexander Payne and star Paul Giamatti in a '70s-set holiday story of three lonely, shipwrecked people coming together through shared human experience at a New England boarding school over winter break. 

What Golden Globe® Awards did The Holdovers Win?

Paul Giamatti won Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy as professor Paul Hunham. Da'vine Joy Randolph won Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for her role as Mary Lamb. The Holdovers was also nominated for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.

What Academy Awards® did The Holdovers get nominated for?

The Holdovers received five overall nominations including Best Picture, Paul Giamatti for Best Actor, Da'Vine Joy Randolph for Best Supporting Actress, David Hemingson for Best Original Screenplay, and Kevin Tent (ACE) for Best Film Editing.

What is The Holdovers about?

The Holdovers follows a curmudgeonly instructor at a New England prep school who is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go. Eventually he forms an unlikely bond with one of them — a damaged, brainy troublemaker — and with the school’s head cook, who has just lost a son in Vietnam. Together, the three work to rediscover and redefine the meaning of “family.”

Who stars in The Holdovers? 

The Holdovers stars Paul Giamatti, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, and newcomer Dominic Sessa. 

When can I stream The Holdovers? 

The Holdovers is available to stream now, exclusively on Peacock. 

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