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The Next Best Thing

Rating:PG-13 (for mature thematic elements, sexual content, partial nudity and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:March 3, 2000
Running time:110 minutes
Cast:Madonna, Michael Vartan, Rupert Everett, Josef Sommer, Benjamin Bratt
Director:John Schlesinger
Producer:Leslie Dixon, Tom Rosenberg, Linne Radmin
Writer:Mel Bordeaux, Tom Ropelewski, Leslie Dixon, Rupert Everett
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Description: Abbie and Robert are best friends with so much in common - a joyful, unconventional approach to life; quick wit and intelligence; an endearing impulsiveness...and miserable luck in love. They would make the perfect couple, but one thing prevents them from looking to each other for romance - Robert is gay. A day comes, however, when too many cocktails and a twist of fate takes them to a new level of intimacy... and turns them into parents. A whole new world has opened up for them, and for the sake of Sam, their child, Abbie and Robert decide to live together as a family. Theirs may not be the perfect family - but it is the next best thing.

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