The Next Best Thing

The Next Best Thing (2000)

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Drama, Comedy, Romance
1h 48min
Age rating


Abbie Reynolds
Rupert Everett
Robert Whittaker
Josef Sommer
Richard Whittaker
Illeana Douglas
Elizabeth Ryder
Michael Vartan
Kevin Lasater
Lynn Redgrave
Helen Whittaker
Mark Valley
John Carroll Lynch
Abbie's Lawyer
Fran Bennett
Judge Tracey Bennett
Tiffany Paulsen
Young Mother
Frank James
Dad at Airport
Kimberley Davies
Hostess (as Kimberly Davies)
Laurent Schwaar
Restaurant Manager
Rebekah Hoyle
Orderly (uncredited)
Greg Bronson
Pedestrian (uncredited)


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.

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