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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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Winston
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Priest
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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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Roger: [reminiscing about Lumpy] Boy looked like he was a lot of fun.
Scott: He was a lot of fun, Roger. He wasn't a boy though. He was a man.
Kristin: Of course he was a man.
Scott: No, no, no. He was a real man. Just because he drank a little too much, and quit law school and he got fired from his job, it doesn't make him less of a man. 'Cause he was a man, Kris.
Kristin: Okay. We understand and we know you're upset...
Scott: [shouting] You asked me to pee sitting down!
Kristin: I thought it would be a nice compromise.
Scott: You wanted me to carry a ...
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References The Baby Whisperer, Vol. 1 (2001) See more »

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It's Him
Written by Joshua Block, James Petralli, and Steven Terebecki
Performed by White Denim
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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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