A groom and his three best men travel to the Australian outback for a wedding.

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David and Mia meet and fall in love during a holiday romance. After a week, David proposes and they plan to marry in a few days. David goes home to England and gets his three best friends to return with him to Australia for the wedding. Written by Anonymous

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AUD 14,000,000 (estimated)
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The picture premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival in San Rafael, California on 14th October 2011. See more »

Quotes

Jim: So what do you do, Luke?
Luke: I fall in love with women who then shit on me from a great height.
Daphne: You shouldn't put them on a pedestal.
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At the very end of the credits, there is a scene of the ball floral decoration landing in a pond next to a couple having a picnic. See more »

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References A Few Good Men (1992) See more »

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Living in the 70s
Written by Greg Macainsh (as G. Macainsh)
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The British take on 'The Hangover'
24 December 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Hangover was a surprise comedy hit, so it made sense that it would 'influence' other films. A Few Best Men does its best to steer clear of too many comparisons, but four friends waking up with little memory of a groom's stag night the day before (and naturally leading to disastrous consequences) will always sound like a 'Hangover clone.' David is a Brit on holiday in Australia where he meets the girl of his dreams and subsequently proposes straight away. He therefore flies his three best friends over from Blighty to celebrate (if you can believe that anyone would marry after just two weeks!). Naturally things go wrong and lead to a string of embarrassing (and potentially relationship-ending) events that take place in Australia's 'high society' wedding.

Yes, it's a bit predictable, but it's not all together bad. I found this very watchable if you don't think too much about it. Some of the jokes you can see coming, others do come as a surprise. The characters are just about likable enough to care about and they all play their parts well.

It's not as good as The Hangover. The Hangover will always have the edge due to it being released first. However, if you fancy a few chuckles here and there, you could probably do worse.


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