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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 »
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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 Heber ... Car Tumble Waiter (as Ben Herber)
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)

Rachel Myskiv ... Waiter at the Wedding (uncredited)

Geordie Robinson ... Pap (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
Laurie Hughes .... visual effects editor
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
Brian Grogan .... stunt performer: stunts
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
Wayne Rowe .... additional grip: dailies
Matthew Temple .... camera operator
Matthew Temple .... steadicam operator
Matt Toll .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
 
Casting Department
Gary Davy .... casting: uk
Hollie Lee .... extras casting (as Hollie Meyer)
Anne McCarthy .... casting: USA
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
Laurie Hughes .... first assistant editor
Katie Kabala .... post-production assistant
Matthew M. North .... digital intermediate supervisor
 
Music Department
Adrian Bendt .... violin
Daniel Brown .... score engineer
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
James Ezra .... music recordist
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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The picture premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival in San Rafael, California on 14th October 2011.See more »
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Graham:I'm not sticking my hand up anything's arse!See more »
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Why was this movie based in Australia?
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
The British take on 'The Hangover', 24 December 2014
Author: bowmanblue from United Kingdom

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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