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R| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
After writing a soon-to-be bestselling novel, writer and committed bachelor Harper Stewart (Taye Diggs) attempts to hide the fact that his saucy new book is loosely based on the lives and loves of his tight-knit group of friends. Harper is set to be best man at his friend Lance's (Morris Chestnut) wedding, and all his friends will be in attendance. When an advance copy of the book makes its way into the hands of his ex-flame, Jordan Armstrong (Nia Long), Harper attempts to keep it under wraps.

Cast: Taye Diggs , Nia Long , Morris Chestnut , Harold Perrineau , Terrence Howard , Sanaa Lathan , Monica Calhoun , Melissa De Sousa

Director: Malcolm D. Lee

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

The Best Man (1999)

Release Date: September 2nd, 1999|2 hr. min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 70
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Charmer of a comedy. show more

  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    The glossy ensemble cast is consistently interesting. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Has added virtually nothing to two cinema genres with their own prodigious histories: ensemble and black. show more

  • December 09, 2013 cc1102sylvia
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    I loved this movie and plan to see it again. It is some of the best acting that I have seen in a long time and I am almost 65. It evoked every emotion you can imagine. No slap-stick comedy. Just funny in the right places. Even the men in our group had tears. Real life stuff. Kudos!!

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'Best Man Holiday' Director Says There May Be a Third Film

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Jenni Miller on Nov 19th, 2013 11:15AM

Universal It took 14 years for Malcolm D. Lee to get his sequel to "The Best Man" into theaters, but now that "The Best Man Holiday" is wiping up at the box office, he's already in negotiations...

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