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Status: Released

Runtime: 108

Budget: $25,000,000

Revenue: $24,362,772

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 2000-03-03

  • 2000-06-29

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Alternative Titles

  • Sai che c'è di nuovo?
  • 好事成双
  • 借借你的爱
  • 近乎完美
Content Score: 100

3.6/10 (8 votes)


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.


Best Friends Make The Best Mistakes


Director: John Schlesinger

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as Abbie Reynolds

Rupert Everett

Rupert Everett
as Robert Whittaker

Benjamin Bratt

Benjamin Bratt
as Ben Cooper

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