• Best in Show (2000)

Best in Show

Release Date: September 27th, 2000

DVD Release Date: May 15th, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the Mayflower Dog Show. The canine contestants and their owners are as wondrously diverse as the great country that has bred them.

Cast: Michael Hitchcock, Parker Posey, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Christopher Guest, John Michael Higgins, Michael McKean, Jennifer Coolidge

Director: Christopher Guest

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Castle Rock Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Competition , 2000s , Wife , Witty , New York City , Quest , Rivalry , Small town

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Desmond RyanPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A droll piece of deadpan played with mostly unerring pitch by a talented cast.

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Wickedly funny. show more

  • 78
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    It's got enough hilarious moments that, all in all, the film's bite is as toothsome as its bark.

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Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical