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A Few Best Men (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 26 January 2012 (Australia)
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A groom and his three best men travel to the Australian outback for a wedding.

Director:

Stephan Elliott

Writer:

Dean Craig
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Brent ... Mia Ramme
Xavier Samuel ... David Locking
Kris Marshall ... Tom
Kevin Bishop ... Graham Vincent
Tim Draxl ... Luke
Solveig Walking Solveig Walking ... Coconut Mist Girl
David Sullivan David Sullivan ... Airport VIP Security
Elizabeth Debicki ... Maureen
Olivia Newton-John ... Barbara Ramme
Rebel Wilson ... Daphne Ramme
Jonathan Biggins ... Jim Ramme
Oliver Torr Oliver Torr ... Kal
Steve Le Marquand ... Ray
Angela Bishop ... Channel Ten Reporter
Alan Cinis Alan Cinis ... Eddie Marshall
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Storyline

After meeting and spending ten days together while on separate vacations in Tuvalu, twenty-somethings Londoner David Locking and Sydneysider Mia Ramme fall in love and decide to get married, the wedding to take place on the clifftop estate outside of Sydney of Mia's parents, Jim and Barbara Ramme, the former an Australian senator. The plan is for David to move to Australia after the wedding. But first, David, who has been away for six months, has to go home to tell his twenty year best mates Tom, Graham and Luke, who have been his family in the absence of having no blood relatives of his own. The four best friends are to arrive in Sydney the day before the wedding. Each of David's three "best men" have the potential to derail the festivities based on who they are and what they are currently going through in life. Luke is nursing a broken heart as his girlfriend Sarah broke up with him. He is not as much upset about the break-up as he is about the rumor, if true, of a fundamental ... Written by Huggo

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Taglines:

I'm really sorry I shot you at your wedding. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 2012 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bernvakaris Australijoje See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD14,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,944,023
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Stephan Elliott is most well known for his comedy The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) which was one of two Australian hit comedies in 1994, along with Muriel's Wedding (1994), ironically, also a wedding comedy like A Few Best Men (2011). See more »

Quotes

Jim: So what do you do, Luke?
Luke: I fall in love with women who then shit on me from a great height.
Daphne: You shouldn't put them on a pedestal.
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At the very end of the credits, there is a scene of the ball floral decoration landing in a pond next to a couple having a picnic. See more »

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Featured in Projector: A Few Best Men (2012) See more »

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Living in the 70s
Written by Greg Macainsh (as G. Macainsh)
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Wasn't the worst movie I've ever watched
22 March 2012 | by sylent1-9-193639See all my reviews

I usually like Brit humor and, to be honest, movies that make me cringe I don't usually find entertaining. Other than the most vomitous soundtrack I have ever subjected my ears to this was NOT as bad as some reviewers have indicated. I don't know why someone that is offended by low brow humor would even watch this kind of comedy. And I find it a LITTLE bit pretentious to expect this movie to be Henry James. For what it was it wasn't too bad. It was predictable in places and , I confess to cringing more than once, but I didn't expect some esoteric mind numbing voyage when I watched the movie and in that I wasn't disappointed. As one reviewer said it wasn't "Death at a Funeral" but I don't feel I have wasted hours of my life.


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