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.

Directing:
  • John Schlesinger

Writing:
  • Tom Ropelewski

Stars:
Release Date: 2000-03-03
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English | Français
  • Runtime: 108
  • Budget: $25,000,000
  • Revenue: $24,362,772
Benjamin Bratt
Benjamin Brat...
Ben Cooper
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick...
David
Illeana Douglas
Illeana Dougl...
Elizabeth Ryder
Josef Sommer
Josef Sommer
Richard Whittaker
Michael Vartan
Michael Varta...
Kevin Lasater
Linda Larkin
Linda Larkin
Kelly
Madonna
Madonna
Abbie Reynolds
Rupert Everett
Rupert Everet...
Robert Whittaker
Lynn Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave
Helen Whittaker
Mark Valley
Mark Valley
Cardiologist
Stacy Edwards
Stacy Edwards
Finn
John Carroll Lynch
John Carroll...
Abbie's Lawyer
Tiffany Paulsen
Tiffany Pauls...
Young Mother
Jack Betts
Jack Betts
Vernon
Irene Roseen
Irene Roseen
Lena
Caitlin Wachs
Caitlin Wachs
Rachel
Jessica Sara
Jessica Sara
Kid #3
Kimberley Davies
Kimberley Dav...
Hostess (as Kimberly Davies)
Greg Bronson
Greg Bronson
Pedestrian (uncredited)
Frank James
Frank James
Dad at Airport