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Her Best Friend's Husband (2002)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 11 March 2002
Successful architect Will Roberts organizes a grand surprise birthday party for his wife Mandy with their daughter Kelly and college days friend, only to be told afterward she wants a ... See full summary »

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Waris Hussein

Writers:

Duane Poole (teleplay), Jean Abounader (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Cheryl Ladd ... Jane Thornton
Bess Armstrong ... Mandy Roberts
William R. Moses ... Will Roberts
Lindy Booth ... Kelly Roberts
John Ralston ... Elliott
Meg Hogarth ... Evelyn
Jim Thorburn ... Sam
Kerry Dorey ... Frank
Maria Ricossa ... Lorraine
Steve Cumyn ... Caterer
Phillip Jarrett ... Construction Foreman (as Phil Jarrett)
Geoffrey Whynot Geoffrey Whynot ... Dennis
Martin Doyle ... Gordon
Vladimir Jon Cubrt ... Engineer (as Jon Cubrt)
Matt Trueman Matt Trueman ... Peter (in Photo)
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Successful architect Will Roberts organizes a grand surprise birthday party for his wife Mandy with their daughter Kelly and college days friend, only to be told afterward she wants a divorce to lead her own life. Soon each spouse commits to another lover. Written by KGF Vissers

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Some Things You Just Don't Share

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG-13
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A barátnőm férje See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Let's Stay Together
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Performed by Al Green
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Lifetime has done a hundred of these
11 April 2006 | by vchimpanzeeSee all my reviews

Jane is a busy New York attorney who did not have time to come to the funeral when her best friend Mandy lost her father. But for Mandy's birthday, she is flying to Seattle and taking some time off.

Mandy is not happy. She never sees her architect husband Will except when they are in bed. She wants a divorce. And she wants to start her own design business, to be located in a building owned by furniture designer Elliott. Mandy also thinks that two years after Peter died, Jane needs to start dating again, and Jane and Elliott seem to get along.

Mandy and Will have a daughter Kelly who is in college and dating Sam, a rock musician. Kelly doesn't think her parents will approve. Jane has connections that might help Sam's career.

From the movie's title, you can probably guess what will happen. I won't give too much away, but I will say characters have mature reactions to the events that take place ... eventually. They set examples for people who might behave otherwise in the real world, because situations like this happen all the time.

Lindy Booth was absolutely adorable as Kelly. I hated to see her sad, but Booth handled both perky and depressed well.

Cheryl Ladd looks cute with short hair. And, at least when this movie was made, she had nice legs for tennis and ... other activities.

Bess Armstrong wasn't much to look at and all her character seemed to do was complain, and yet I didn't find her unpleasant. It has been a lot of years since she was so cute in "On Our Own", and I would say she looks her age. But she must have done a good job with this role, because a guy should automatically run and hide on hearing the first words in this paragraph.

If you cry during movies, make sure to stock an ample supply of Kleenex.


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