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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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Ted Koland

Writer:

Ted Koland

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Justin Long ... Scott
Jess Weixler ... Kristin
Tyler Labine ... Lumpy
Addison Timlin ... Ramsey
Shelley Long ... Gail
Frances O'Connor ... Jaime
Evan Jones ... Winston
Michael Landes ... Priest
Peter Syvertsen ... Roger
James Michael Detmar ... Uncle Willis (as James Detmar)
Jane Hammill Jane Hammill ... Aunt Helen
Claudia Wilkens ... Lumpy's Mom
Sasha Andreev ... Rick
Sara Marsh ... Bridesmaid
Corey Anderson Corey Anderson ... Cousin Neil
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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lumpy See more »

Filming Locations:

Bloomington, Minnesota, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,171, 10 November 2013

Gross USA:

$1,938

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,938
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Company Credits

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KODA Entertainment See more »
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Color
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Goofs

Pilot says that the Red Eye Flight will be full, but there are numerous seats. See more »

Quotes

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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Connections

References The Baby Whisperer, Vol. 1 (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Shake His Hand
Written by J.M. Logan
Performed by J.M. Logan
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Excellent and moving drama
9 October 2013 | by cliff314See all my reviews

It never ceases to amaze us that so many of the "smaller" movies have more substance and interest than the so called blockbusters. Best Man Down is a fine example. Interesting from the start, and with a few different threads in the early stages which inevitably come together and make sense as the movie progresses. Very strong performances from all the cast, with a special mention to Addison Timlin in the pivotal role as Ramsey.

Set mainly in the fairly bleak backdrop of Minnesota, this movie is engaging and thoughtful with a satisfying and believable resolution.

This appears to be the first movie directed and written by Ted Koland, and I hope he does more.

Quality.


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