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  • The Next Best Thing (2000)
  • PG-13
    108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Next Best Thing (2000)
PG-13
108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Abbie, tired of failed relationships, has a one-night-stand with her gay friend; they agree to raise the resulting baby together.
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Tom Ropelewski (as Thomas Ropelewski)
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Release date
Mar 3, 2000 (United States)

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56 cast members
Name Known for
Madonna
Abbie Reynolds Abbie Reynolds   See fewer
Rupert Everett
Robert Whittaker Robert Whittaker   See fewer
Benjamin Bratt
Ben Cooper Ben Cooper   See fewer
Illeana Douglas
Elizabeth Ryder Elizabeth Ryder   See fewer
Michael Vartan
Kevin Lasater Kevin Lasater   See fewer
Josef Sommer
Richard Whittaker Richard Whittaker   See fewer
Lynn Redgrave
Helen Whittaker Helen Whittaker   See fewer
Mark Valley
Cardiologist Cardiologist   See fewer
Suzanne Krull
Annabel Annabel   See fewer
John Carroll Lynch
Abbie's Lawyer Abbie's Lawyer   See fewer
Fran Bennett
Judge Tracey Bennett Judge Tracey Bennett   See fewer
Ramiro Fabian
Flavio Flavio   See fewer
Tiffany Paulsen
Young Mother Young Mother   See fewer
Joan Axelrod
Bel Air Matron Bel Air Matron   See fewer
George Axelrod
Bel Air Man Bel Air Man   See fewer
Jack Betts
Vernon Vernon   See fewer
'Kmac' Kelly Garmon
Rapper #2 Rapper #2   See fewer
'Browski' James Reese
Rapper #3 Rapper #3   See fewer
'Dutch' Amoa Chester
Rapper #4 Rapper #4   See fewer
Colton Ford
Glen (as Glenn Sakazian) Glen (as Glenn Sakazian)   See fewer
Terrance Sweeney
Priest at Funeral Priest at Funeral   See fewer
Anna Garduno
Coffee Shop Waitress Coffee Shop Waitress   See fewer
Frank James
Dad at Airport Dad at Airport   See fewer
Tom Burke
Tom - Annabel's Husband Tom - Annabel's Husband   See fewer
Benjamin Koldyke
Kelly's Boyfriend Kelly's Boyfriend   See fewer
Marie Chambers
Party Guest #1 Party Guest #1   See fewer
Lee Lucas
Party Guest #2 Party Guest #2   See fewer
Glenn Tannous
Party Guest #3 Party Guest #3   See fewer
Caitlin Wachs
Rachel Rachel   See fewer
Jessica Sara
Kid #3 Kid #3   See fewer
Rye
Kid #4 (as Katelin Petersen) Kid #4 (as Katelin Petersen)   See fewer
Holly Houston
Yoga Student Yoga Student   See fewer
Kimberley Davies
Hostess (as Kimberly Davies) Hostess (as Kimberly Davies)   See fewer
Alvin H. Einbender
Male Diner Male Diner   See fewer
Laurent Schwaar
Restaurant Manager Restaurant Manager   See fewer
Patrick Price
Maitre'd Maitre'd   See fewer
Michael Arnon
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
Jay Karnes
Kevin's Lawyer Kevin's Lawyer   See fewer
Michael R Bowman
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Greg Bronson
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
Rebekah Hoyle
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
Sean Ireland
Friend at Funeral (uncredited) Friend at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
Tim Phoenix
Bumper Car Racer (uncredited) Bumper Car Racer (uncredited)   See fewer
Marcio Rosario
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
Lenny Wilson
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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