The Next Best Thing

The Next Best Thing

A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little boy Sam, and a nasty custody battle ensues.

  • Rating:
    4.00 out of 5
  • Length:108 minutes
  • Release:2000
  • Language:English,French
  • Reference:Imdb
  • Keywords:jealousy,   dancing,   beach,  

Abbie, tired of failed relationships, has a one-night-stand with her gay friend; they agree to raise the resulting baby together. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki


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Chris S (it) wrote: Not as funny or good as I had hoped

Rick M (nl) wrote: Ok, why am I pretty much the only one giving this movie 4 stars? Well because it deserves it. I had never heard of this movie and simply found it on Netflix. I watched the first 3 or 4 minutes and decided right then and there to be open. It was not a big budget Hollywood picture nor a highly touted independent film it simply was what it was. I don't think that it tried to be anything else. It was honestly much like the Punk music scene itself and that may have been lost on many of the viewers. The bottom line for me is that I had zero expectations and therefore was not let down and was able to enjoy it for what it was. "If Burt likes it than anyone will eat it"

Laura M (mx) wrote: Really enjoyed this - good creepy film if you like tension. Beautifully shot.

Andrew M (ag) wrote: Observe and Report is hilarious and uproarious. Seth Rogen is pretty funny in this movie. I would suggest this movie.

Jamie P (jp) wrote: Great little indie flick starring Scoot McNairy (Monsters). Kind of like Before Sunrise on speed.

Rachel S (ag) wrote: might be ok to see. I like Lori Loughlin in Full House. ;)

James T (es) wrote: an interesting story about peoples obessesions

Corey C (au) wrote: Nice enough little movie, I guess.

Little Tony A (jp) wrote: dlig jvla mjukporr!

Niklas S (ca) wrote: This is pretty much "Under Siege" under water. Not much to say about this but that it's made as a TV-movie. I'm just happy that Eric Roberts doesn't give a fuck about what movies he's doing. One second he's in "The Dark Knight" the other a peace of shit like this.

Donnie B (fr) wrote: A strange, fascinating, and intricate movie about our want to complicate and our need to simplify. It is bitingly cynical and endlessly optimistic.

Allan C (it) wrote: Vincente Minnelli directed melodrama that's more soap opera than western. Robert Mitchum plays the rich womanizing ranching family patriarch and Eleanor Parker plays his wife who stays with him out of obligation and a bargain they struck that she would be allowed to raise their son without Mitchum's interference. However, their now grown son, George Hamilton, is a mama's boy and awfully dependent upon his mother, so Mitchum decides it's time that he makes Hamilton a man. Mitchum takes him on hunting trips and such with his loyal and macho ranch hand George Peppard, who we later find out (SPOILER ALERT) is actually Mitchum's bastard son who seeks the fatherly attention Mitchum is suddenly bestowing upon Hamilton. There are other pregnancies, rival rich families, secret romances, and all sorts of melodrama that you'd expect from a glossy Minnelli MGM production. That glossy Minnelli look and soapy story elements seem oddly out of place in this butch western setting, but that is a small quibble. Director George Stevens did this much better with "Giant" but I'm a sucker for Minnelli soap operas and I did quite like this film, even if it was a bit overlong.