The Next Best Thing Image
Metascore
25

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 31 Critics

User Score
6.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 15 Ratings

Summary: A story about best friends, one a single straight woman (Madonna) the other a gay man (Everett). One night they get drunk...she gets pregnant...and the two decide to form a family despite their sexual preferences.
Runtime: 108 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexual content, partial nudity and language.
Production: Paramount Pictures
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Languages: English, French
Home Release Date: Aug 29, 2000
Director Credit
John Schlesinger Director
Writer Credit
Tom Ropelewski Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Madonna Abbie Reynolds
Rupert Everett Robert Whittaker
Cast Credit
Benjamin Bratt Ben Cooper
Fran Bennett Judge Tracey Bennett
Illeana Douglas Elizabeth Ryder
John Carroll Lynch Abbie's Lawyer
Josef Sommer Richard Whittaker
Lynn Redgrave Helen Whittaker
Malcolm Stumpf Sam
Mark Valley Cardiologist
Michael Vartan Kevin Lasater
Neil Patrick Harris David
Ricki Lopez Angel
Stacy Edwards Finn
Suzanne Krull Annabel
Producer Credit
Gary Lucchesi Executive Producer
Leslie Dixon Producer
Lewis Manilow Executive Producer
Linne Radmin Producer
Marcus Viscidi Co-Producer
Meredith Zamsky Associate Producer
Richard S. Wright Co-Producer
Ted Tannebaum Executive Producer
Tom Rosenberg Producer
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