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Best Man in Grass Creek (1999)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 16 April 2001 (USA)
Adam Lewis finds himself unexpectedly stood up at his own wedding. Now, three years later, Adam cannot attend a wedding without becoming ill, much to the dismay of his new girlfriend, Holly... See full summary »

Director:

John Newcombe
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Cast

Credited cast:
Grace Phillips Grace Phillips ... Holly
John Newcombe John Newcombe ... Adam
John Hines ... Jimmy
Oksana Fedunyszyn ... Dee Dee
Michael Beattie ... Lester
Tim Farmer Tim Farmer
David Jeremiah
Al Leinonen Al Leinonen
William Holmes ... Holt
Mark McCracken
Megan Mullally ... Co-Worker
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Terry Turner Terry Turner ... Photographer
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Storyline

Adam Lewis finds himself unexpectedly stood up at his own wedding. Now, three years later, Adam cannot attend a wedding without becoming ill, much to the dismay of his new girlfriend, Holly. Adam's job is on the line when he is unable to sell the comic strip, "Kreature Korner," to a single newspaper. At a lunch meeting, however, an insecure editor agrees to buy the strip on the condition that Adam serve as best man at his upcoming wedding. Despite the fact that he and Jimmy are veritable strangers, and despite his aversion to weddings, Adam succumbs to the arrangement in order to save his job. When Adam and Holly arrive in the small farm town of Grass Creek, Indiana, they discover that Jimmy has told everyone that he and Adam were best friends and roommates in college. And not only is the wedding threatened by the bride's ex-boyfriend, Adam cannot escape the feeling that he is reliving his own nightmare. His wedding phobia begins to rub off on Jimmy, and soon, Adam finds himself ... Written by Anonymous

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Getting married shouldn't be this hard! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for a threatening situation
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Best Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Indiana, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,918, 22 April 2001

Gross USA:

$81,760

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$81,760
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lovestruck Pictures See more »
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Color:

Color
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This is a strong dose of humor and laughter with heart and thought about what love truly is.
29 February 2000 | by barbarakerSee all my reviews

How charming to see a film that takes a delightfully humorous look at a serious subject - human relationships. Through the laughter and the very funny situations we can see the bittersweet feelings and longings of the human beings who want to love and be loved. Don't we all? This movie helps us acknowledge our comical behavior in the middle of a serious situation in real life, and enables us to laugh at ourselves. And, perhaps, to see where we need to change our behavior toward the people we love, and people in general. That is a lot of depth for a comedy to deliver, but this film does so, and does it extremely well.


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