The Next Best Thing

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"Best friends make the best mistakes"
  • PG-13
  • 2000
  • 1 hr 48 min
  • 4.7  (10,757)
  • 25

While trying to survive numerous failed relationships, pending middle-age-dom, and an AIDS related death that takes the life of a mutual friend of Abbie and Robert, these best friends decide to become family by choice. Robert, a gay landscaper, and Abby, a heterosexual yoga instructor, get really drunk one night and end up sleeping together. When Abby becomes pregnant, they make the ultimate decision to move in together and rise their child in an ,unconventional, co-parent lifestyle.

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The Next Best Thing
The Next Best Thing

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Description
While trying to survive numerous failed relationships, pending middle-age-dom, and an AIDS related death that takes the life of a mutual friend of Abbie and Robert, these best friends decide to become family by choice. Robert, a gay landscaper, and Abby, a heterosexual yoga instructor, get really drunk one night and end up sleeping together. When Abby becomes pregnant, they make the ultimate decision to move in together and rise their child in an ,unconventional, co-parent lifestyle.
  • Release Date
    2000
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 48 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    4.7  (10,757)
  • Metascore
    25