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Best Man Down (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 3 October 2013 (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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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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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$60 (USA) (15 November 2013)

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$1,842 (USA) (15 November 2013)
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Gail: Your aunt had to bring up Lumpy.
Kristin: Mom, someone died. People are gonna talk about it.
Gail: But that's all they talk about. Oh, your best man got drunk and died at the wedding. Do you know that he hit on your cousin Lindsay?
Kristin: She's fourteen. They were just dancing.
Gail: I think it's inappropriate. I don't like it.
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Gail: Well, don't tell me you don't wish that it didn't happen on your wedding night?
Kristin: Actually... I just wish that it didn't happen.
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25 January 2014 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This is not a comedy. Whoever billed it as such is an idiot. People will be disappointed and some of the reviews I've read were very negative as a result. This is in fact a very fresh and surprising drama about people and the secrets they keep and the sometimes strange ways in which they meet and find love. I was totally surprised at the ending and I felt a definite feel good rush. It was perhaps a bit contrived, but I didn't care. I was too busy just feeling good. A great piece of film making. The acting is superb throughout, especially the young female lead. And the last time I saw the male lead was in 'Live free or die hard' where he was a likable hacker. Well he is likable here too. All round high quality human drama. Loved it.


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