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The Next Best Thing

1h 48m
Comedy, Drama, Romance
A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little boy Sam, and a nasty custody battle ensues.
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Abbie Reynolds
Rupert Everett
Robert Whittaker
Benjamin Bratt
Ben Cooper
Josef Sommer
Richard Whittaker
Illeana Douglas
Elizabeth Ryder
Michael Vartan
Kevin Lasater
Lynn Redgrave
Helen Whittaker
Mark Valley
John Carroll Lynch
Abbie's Lawyer
Fran Bennett
Judge Tracey Bennett
Tiffany Paulsen
Young Mother
Frank James
Dad at Airport
Laurent Schwaar
Restaurant Manager
Rebekah Hoyle
Orderly (uncredited)
Directed By: John Schlesinger
Written By: Tom Ropelewski (Screenplay)

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gustavosequera says...
3 months ago
The one good thing that came out of this horrible movie is Madonna's cover of 'American Pie', so I guess I'm thankful for that.
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