The Next Best Thing

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Overview

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.

  1. Tom Ropelewski

    Screenplay

  2. John Schlesinger

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Madonna

    Madonna

    Abbie Reynolds

  2. Rupert Everett

    Rupert Everett

    Robert Whittaker

  3. Benjamin Bratt

    Benjamin Bratt

    Ben Cooper

  4. MS

    Malcolm Stumpf

    Sam

  5. Josef Sommer

    Josef Sommer

    Richard Whittaker

  6. SK

    Suzanne Krull

    Annabel

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $24,362,772.00

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Release Information

  • March 3, 2000
    PG-13, Theatrical

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