Best Man Down
Best Man Down (2013)

When their obnoxious and over-served best man, Lumpy (Tyler Labine) unexpectedly dies at their destination wedding in Phoenix, bride and groom Kristin (Jess Weixler) and Scott (Justin Long) are forced to cancel their honeymoon and fly home… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: November 8, 2013
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Critic Score
33%
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User Score
46%



Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap

There were many directions in which writer-director Ted Koland could take this story - dead guy at the wedding, new marriage tested by extreme circumstances, a friend's hidden life - but none of his choices are remotely interesting.

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Odie Henderson
RogerEbert.com

A very disjointed, confused, and sloppy movie.

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Tomas Hachard
Slant Magazine

While it tries to relate a story about the sloppiness of life, the way best-laid plans can go wrong in an instant, its script is neatly and tidily structured.

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Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Finding much of value in this film is tough, but there's enough to keep it afloat.

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Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Perhaps there's a different cut of Best Man Down out there somewhere, one that's patient and sincere. In its current state, the movie seldom penetrates, playing like a highlight reel of initial intentions.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

A slight, but sweet and surprisingly touching combination of mournful romance, coming-of-age picture and friend-I-never-really-knew drama.

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Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

... broad and obvious comedy that never generates many laughs or captures a consistent tone.

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Jamie S. Rich
Oregonian

The comic scenes are hackneyed and predictable, but "Best Man Down" turns out to have a heart as big as its title character.

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Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

Best Man Down strikes a blissful tonal mix that turns one man's death into another man's enlightening journey, as both Justin Long and Tyler Labine flex their dramatic acting muscles.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I only borrowed this because it was a free rental. I really expected a lame comedy wedding flick and to just watch ten minutes and switch it off. Very pleasant… More
Cynthia S.
Not great..
Panta Oz
I am still not sure what this film written and directed by Ted Koland, actually is - comedy, drama or something in-between... Starring Justin Long, Jess… More