Skip to main content

Second Best synopsis

Elliot (Joe Pantoliano) is almost 50 years old and still an aspiring writer, slowly meandering through life. Well aware of his failure, he appears at ease with his lowly status in the social order -- that is, until his old childhood friend Richard (Boyd Gaines) returns to their hometown. Unlike Elliot, Richard leads a glamorous lifestyle as a big-shot film producer. It's only a matter of time before jealousy starts eating away at Elliot, bringing to light long-held grudges and secrets.

similar movies

  • subUrbia (1996)

  • 30 Years to Life (2001)

  • The World's End (2013)

  • Top Five (2014)

  • Clerks (1994)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X