Based on 11 Critics
  • Pantoliano brings his usual degree of wily, understated humor to his role and is ably supported by the terrific ensemble, but he's unable to elevate a film that is ultimately as directionless as its protagonist. show more

  • A guy flick, but I can't imagine many male viewers actually identifying with Elliot or his friends. The depression would be unbearable. show more

  • If it weren't for "Sideways," Second Best probably wouldn't have been released at all, but the earlier film made you root for a hapless schmo. This one doesn't, mainly because its protagonist is so obnoxious. show more

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