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5 January 2012 (Spain) See more »
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A groom and his three best men travel to the Australian outback for a wedding. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
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(129 articles)
Casting: Cage, Whitaker, Hollander, Samuel
 (From Dark Horizons. 14 May 2014, 11:00 AM, PDT)

Cannes: Australian Comedy, ‘A Few Best Men’ Gets Sequel
 (From Variety - Film News. 13 May 2014, 11:55 PM, PDT)

Cast set for A Few Best Men sequel
 (From IF.com.au. 13 May 2014, 11:21 PM, PDT)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

Laura Brent ... Mia

Xavier Samuel ... David Locking

Kris Marshall ... Tom

Kevin Bishop ... Graham

Tim Draxl ... Luke
Solveig Walking ... Coconut Mist Girl

David Sullivan ... Airport VIP Security

Elizabeth Debicki ... Maureen

Olivia Newton-John ... Barbara

Rebel Wilson ... Daphne
Jonathan Biggins ... Jim
Oliver Torr ... Kal

Steve Le Marquand ... Ray
Angela Bishop ... Channel Ten Reporter
Alan Cinis ... Eddie Marshall
Kim Knuckey ... Commissioner Leo

Guy Gross ... Yanni the New Age Harpist

Margaux Harris ... Bridesmaid 1

Charlotte Krinks ... Bridesmaid 2
Phillip Scott ... Celebrant Robin Arthur
Ben Herber ... Car Tumble Waiter
Kate Southam ... Wedding Guest (as Catherine Southam)
Lauren Cassidy ... Band
Alvin Ash ... Band
Dean Thompson ... Band
David Grassi ... Band
Nic Campbell ... Band
Shane Bennett ... Scared Man
Tom Usher ... First Child at Wedding
Jesse Creighton ... Second Child at Wedding
Joseph D. Kucan ... Big Issue seller (as Joe Kucan)
Stephan Elliott ... Tie Guy
Foxy ... Security Dog at Airport
Waffles the Pug ... Killer Dog
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Matt Butcher ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Nicky Kurta ... Wedding Singer (singing voice) (uncredited)

Geordie Robinson ... Pap (uncredited)
Rachel Strickland ... Waiter at the Wedding (uncredited)

Directed by
Stephan Elliott 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dean Craig 

Produced by
Antonia Barnard .... producer
Dean Craig .... executive producer
Todd Fellman .... executive producer
Gary Hamilton .... producer
Josh Kesselman .... executive producer
Laurence Malkin .... producer
Share Stallings .... producer
James M. Vernon .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Guy Gross 
 
Cinematography by
Stephen F. Windon 
 
Film Editing by
Sue Blainey 
 
Casting by
Christine King 
 
Production Design by
George Liddle 
 
Art Direction by
Hugh Bateup 
 
Set Decoration by
Rebecca Cohen 
 
Costume Design by
Lizzy Gardiner 
 
Production Management
Colleen Clarke .... post-production supervisor
Esther Rodewald .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Deb Antoniou .... first assistant director
Samantha Smith .... second assistant director
Christopher Turner .... third assistant director (as Chris Turner)
 
Art Department
Jamie Cranney .... art department attachment
Dane Hallett .... props
Brooke Morris .... props buyer/set dresser
Robina Osborne .... art department coordinator
Katie Sharrock .... senior buyer/dresser
Kitty Taube .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Justine Angus .... adr editor
Glenn Butler .... re-recording engineer
Linda Campbell .... assistant sound editor
Nigel Christensen .... adr editor
Peter Climpson .... mix assistant
Gethin Creagh .... sound re-recording mixer
Les Fiddess .... foley artist
Sam Hayward .... re-recording mixer
Nick Kray .... adr mixer
Bronwyn Murphy .... dialogue editor
Martin Oswin .... foley mixer
Patrick Owen .... sound recordist: UK shoot
Missi Mel Pesa .... sound utility (as Mel Pesa)
Andrew Plain .... supervising sound editor
William Ward .... sound effects editor
Megan Wedge .... atmos editor
 
Visual Effects by
Troy Darben .... digital compositor
Ian Dodman .... digital effects supervisor
Brad Dunn .... digital compositor
Rebecca Dunn .... visual effects producer
Danny Janevski .... digital matte painter (as Danny Janveski)
Helen Kok .... visual effects coordinator
Helen Kok .... visual effects producer
Konstantin Kovalenko .... visual effects artist
Demis Lyall-Wilson .... digital compositor
Blake Muir .... digital compositor
Jongsu Oh .... visual effects artist
Sebastian Ravagnani .... visual effects
James Rogers .... visual effects supervisor
Robert Stollar .... visual effects artist
Takahiro Suzuki .... digital compositor
Randy Vellacott .... digital compositor
Rakitha Vithanage .... cg artist
 
Stunts
Harry Dakanalis .... stunt coordinator
Ingrid Kleinig .... stunt double: Laura Brent
Ingrid Kleinig .... stunt rigger
Stephen Murdoch .... stunt performer
Sharelle Starr .... stunt double
Leon Stripp .... stunt performer
Ben Toyer .... stunt double: Xavier Samuel
Connor Van Vuuren .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Simon Alberry .... data manager
Simon Cardwell .... additional still photographer
Mark Clayton .... gaffer: uk
Inaki DeUbago .... second assistant camera
Karl Engeler .... gaffer
Danny Gagatt .... first assistant camera: UK
Mark Jefferies .... rigging gaffer
David Knight .... additional cinematographer
David Knight .... aerial cinematographer
Lee Mariano .... second assistant camera
Tony Mott .... still photographer
David Nichols .... key grip
John Paxton .... second assistant camera: UK
Matthew Temple .... camera operator
Matthew Temple .... steadicam operator
Matt Toll .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
 
Casting Department
Gary Davy .... casting: uk
Anne McCarthy .... casting: USA
Hollie Meyer .... extras casting
David Newman .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dannielle Alexander .... additional costume stand-by
Sarah Brest .... assistant standby wardrobe
Mel Dykes .... costume supervisor
Jamella Hassan .... key costume standby
Olivia Simpson .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Olivier Fontenay .... colorist
Matthew T. Griffin .... digital intermediate editor
Katherine Heads .... digital intermediate producer
Katie Kabala .... post-production assistant
Matthew M. North .... digital intermediate supervisor
 
Music Department
Adrian Bendt .... violin
Jess Ciampa .... percussion
Damian De Boos-Smith .... musician: Guitar, ukulele, banjo, cello
Michelle De Vries .... music supervisor
Jenny Duck Chong .... mezzo-soprano
Jon Elms .... vocals
Jason Fernandez .... music editor
Jason Fernandez .... music programmer
Guy Gross .... music producer
Anthony Kable .... trombone
Nicky Kurta .... vocals
Paul Panichi .... Trumpet
Tim Ryan .... score mixer
Adam Sofo .... keyboards
Mark Taylor .... saxophone
 
Transportation Department
Alistair Jamieson .... production driver
 
Other crew
Tere Alexeeff .... armourer on set
Jesica A. Andres .... international coordinator
James Chappell .... directors attachment
Tony Garland .... armourer senior
Katie Harris .... unit nurse
Fergus Haycock .... production executive
Sheridan Jobbins .... consultant
Jules T-Smith .... producer: London (as Jules Smith)
Oscar Knott .... assistant to AD
Oscar Knott .... stand-in
Tu Nhi Lam .... assistant accountant
Catherine Lavelle .... publicist
Reza Mokhtar .... caterer
Kylie Muller .... production accountant
Melinda Mutton .... location coordinator
Claire Pearson .... production runner: uk
Adam Signorelli .... production runner
Shay Spencer .... producer attachment
Anna Steel .... production coordinator
Gary Ticehurst .... helicopter pilot
Danny Vigar .... production runner: uk
Kristin Witcombe .... script supervisor
Kok-yee Yau .... production executive
 
Thanks
Miron Ashkenazy .... special thanks
Brian Beckmann .... special thanks
 

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97 min
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Trivia:
This wedding comedy features a sheep as did the earlier wedding comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994).See more »
Quotes:
Graham:I'm not sticking my hand up anything's arse!See more »
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FAQ

Why was this movie based in Australia?
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Look out for the best man's speech., 4 September 2012
Author: sharpcourse from Nigeria

A few best men is a movie I picked up on the side from a course-mate at school. He seemed to have a taste for laugh out loud comedy like I do so my interest was to see it after he did.

Yes, it may seem cliché d, it may seem borrowed in major parts from previous Hollywood block-busters (the hangover in particular and all best men movies in general), and it may have the stereotypical characters that make up the ensemble of a groom's-best-friends kind of movie; but my is it a hilarious movie.

The story was not wholly original, even basically unoriginal in every sense of the word but its a comedy and it does hit its mark in that regard. It comes on right in your face, gets dreary and downright boring in places but picks up in spectacular fashion. If you are patient enough just as I was when I saw it, you'll get my point. As a whole, it doesn't come close to other movies of its kind in terms of cast and plot but with its laugh out loud moments, it can rival any or most Hollywood comedies and I assure you Hollywood directors could learn a thing of two from this bunch.

Its greatest strength is not in its characters, not in the cast either but in the cinematography and screen-play. Shot in Australia, it does well to capture major beautiful scenery and has good shot sequences.

There are standout and believable moments for most of its characters and their actors though most notably Xavier Samuel. This is the only other media I've seen him in outside of the Twilight: eclipse and he does a decent performance as the groom. Laura Brent was also beautiful and captivating as the bride. Look out for the best man's speech that makes good work of some intertwined British/Aussie humour delivered in a hilarious fashion it will basically crack your ribs.

It showed promise got flat at the middle and got downright hilarious in the third quarter. I'd recommend it for anyone who is a fan of dirty but plain laugh out loud comedy.

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