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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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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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Comedy | Drama

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

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3 October 2013 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$60, 15 November 2013, Limited Release

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$1,842, 15 November 2013
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When Scott and Kristin come out of the coroner's in Phoenix, you can see a reflection of the boom mic in the door. See more »

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Kristin: You have to get your job back.
Scott: I can't get my job back! I don't want to get my job back! Keep shafting me on commissions, and I'm done. That's what Lumpy would have done.
Kristin: Oh, well, by all means let's follow Lumpy's example. What has he done? He dropped out of law school. He got fired for embezzlement. Now I think he's committed statutory rape!
Scott: Stop it! Please don't. Just don't.
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Scott: You know how we could afford Mexico? Lumpy gave me the money. He got us a honeymoon, and I can't even get his ...
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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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Fantastic film worth watching.
20 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Excellent film. I wouldn't really call it a chick flick, it's far better than that. The comedy isn't persistent which I liked most, just a refreshing story about a newly wed couple trying to grasp at the loss of their friend, a funeral to take care of and cancelling their honeymoon. The characters were likable and it even threw in a little twist toward the mid-end which you may or may not have seen coming. It's heartwarming and down to earth without most of the cliché nonsense you see in most comedies, a real nice surprise.

Fantastic cast. Justin Long and Jess Weixler make a great team. It was nice to see another movie with Tyler Labine, he seems like a such a fun, lovable guy and what a great actor! If you're hesitant, definitely go for it. I give it a solid 8/10.


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