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Best F(r)iends: Volume 1 (2017)

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When a drifter befriends a quirky mortician, an unlikely business partnership is formed. Paranoia soon develops, however, and both men are forced to come to terms with the fragility of friendship and loyalty.

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Justin MacGregor

Writer:

Greg Sestero
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Cast

Credited cast:
Greg Sestero ... Jon Kortina
Tommy Wiseau ... Harvey Lewis
Kristen StephensonPino ... Traci Walton
Vince Jolivette ... Andrei
Rick Edwards ... Rick Stanton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Bissell Tom Bissell ... Martin
Michael Davis ... Car Salesman
Robert Briscoe Evans ... Social Worker
Carter Friend ... Lester Green
Angelina Guido Angelina Guido ... Andrei's Girl 2
Blake Hastings Blake Hastings ... Young Jon
Erin Hodgkins Erin Hodgkins ... Elizabeth
Kristopher MacGregor ... Christmas Boyfriend
Trisha Miller ... Jon's Mom
Doreen Morales Doreen Morales ... Dental Hygienist
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Storyline

When a drifter (Sestero) is taken in by a peculiar mortician (Wiseau), the two hatch an underground enterprise off the back of the mortician's old habits. But greed, hatred, and jealousy soon come in turn, and their efforts unravel, causing the drifter to run off with the spoils and leaving the mortician adrift.

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Friendship before money.

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Comedy | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some grisly images | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 2018 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Best F(r)iends: Volume 1 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$131,671, 1 April 2018

Gross USA:

$252,410

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$290,064
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Sestero Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Prince Charles Cinema)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.90 : 1
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Trivia

It was revealed at the Sep 30, 2017 screening at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, as part of Beyond Fest, that the film would be split into two feature-length parts, referred to as Volume One and Volume Two. Only Volume One was screened at Beyond Fest, ending with the reveal of "Volume One" in the title and an abstract preview for Volume Two. See more »

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Harvey Lewis: You look like a homeless person.
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Wildly fluctuates
17 July 2019 | by jellopukeSee all my reviews

Some of this is great, especially Wiseau's gonzo,crazy performance, but some of the rest is utter crap, Sister's awkward performance & the pretentious shooting. So it's hard to pin down because it can be entertaining and boring, captivating and infuriating. In a way it tries too hard , but fails too far. See it anyway.


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