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The Next Best Thing (2000)


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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Movie Score: 5.2/10 from 139 votes
Release Date: 2000-03-03
Status: Released
Run time: 108 min / 1:48
Production Studio : Paramount, Lakeshore Entertainment
Production Country: United States of America
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The Next Best Thing Casts

as Abbie Reynolds
Rupert Everett
as Robert Whittaker
Benjamin Bratt
as Ben Cooper
Malcolm Stumpf
as Sam
Josef Sommer
as Richard Whittaker
Suzanne Krull
as Annabel
Linda Larkin
as Kelly
Illeana Douglas
as Elizabeth Ryder
Michael Vartan
as Kevin Lasater
Lynn Redgrave
as Helen Whittaker
Neil Patrick Harris
as David
Mark Valley
as Cardiologist
Stacy Edwards
as Finn
John Carroll Lynch
as Abbie's Lawyer
Fran Bennett
as Judge Tracey Bennett
Ricki Lopez
as Angel
Tiffany Paulsen
as Young Mother
Jack Betts
as Vernon
Irene Roseen
as Lena
Frank James
as Dad at Airport
Caitlin Wachs
as Rachel
Jessica Sara
as Kid #3
Kimberley Davies
as Hostess (as Kimberly Davies)
Laurent Schwaar
as Restaurant Manager
Rebekah Hoyle
as Orderly (uncredited)
Greg Bronson
as Pedestrian (uncredited)
Colton Ford

The Next Best Thing Crew

Art David Lazan Art Direction
Production Tom Rosenberg Producer
Production Mali Finn Casting
Production Gary Lucchesi Executive Producer
Production Richard S. Wright Co-Producer
Camera Elliot Davis Director of Photography
Sound Gabriel Yared Music
Editing Peter Honess Editor
Art Howard Cummings Production Design
Production Leslie Dixon Producer
Production Ted Tannebaum Executive Producer
Directing John Schlesinger Director
Writing Tom Ropelewski Screenplay
Production Linne Radmin Producer
Art Jan K. Bergstrom Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ruth Myers Costume Design
Production Marcus Viscidi Co-Producer
Production Meredith Zamsky Associate Producer
Production Lewis Manilow Executive Producer