• The Best Man (1999)

The Best Man

Release Date: October 22nd, 1999

DVD Release Date: February 29th, 2000

R |2 hr 0 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

Production Co: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Marriage, Friend, Deception, Playful, Love, Hotel, Friendship, 1990s, Love interest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Makes a fine date movie...thanks to its life-affirming view of friendship, love and honor. show more

  • 77
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    Contains more than a handful of big laughs and a highly charismatic cast that knows how to put them over.

  • 88
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A chick movie for guys that zings and pings like a game of supersonic pinball.

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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