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Best Man Down (2012)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  20 October 2012 (USA)
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A newlywed couple cancels their honeymoon and returns to the snowy Midwest to make the funeral arrangements for their best man, who died unexpectedly after their ceremony.

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Lumpy
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Ramsey
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Gail
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Jaime
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Winston
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Priest
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Roger
James Detmar ...
Uncle Willis
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Aunt Helen
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Lumpy's Mom
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Rick
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Corey Anderson ...
Cousin Neil
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The best man at Scott (Long) and Kristin's (Weixler) Arizona destination wedding, Lumpy (Labine) is the life of the party, until a long, indulgent night leads to his untimely death. Forced to cancel their honeymoon and fly back to Minneapolis to arrange for his funeral, Scott and Kristin meet Ramsey (Timlin) and learn that Lumpy isn't quite who they thought he was. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material, drug content, some sexuality and brief language | See all certifications »

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20 October 2012 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$60 (USA) (15 November 2013)

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$1,842 (USA) (15 November 2013)
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Quotes

Kristin: He wasn't your best friend, he was your oldest friend. There's a difference.
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References The Baby Whisperer, Vol. 1 (2001) See more »

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Mony Mony
Written by Bobby Bloom, Ritchie Cordell, Bo Gentry, and Tommy James
Performed by Billy Idol
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Amazing movie and not what you'd expect.
14 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The premise of this movie leads you to believe that there will be undertones of black comedy, however, it couldn't be farther from that. This was a heartfelt tale that carefully leads the audience from one emotion to the next flawlessly. As I'm sure other reviewers will state, it really is in the smaller budget movies that some actors best work comes out and the best stories are told. I would highly recommend this movie to anyone.

Lastly, to save you the time...

The track that plays at the end of the movie is Come Back To Us by Release The Sunbird. It's a perfect song to showcase the feeling the movie gives you at the end.


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