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Best Man in Grass Creek (1999)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 16 April 2001 (USA)
Adam Lewis finds himself unexpectedly stood up at his own wedding. Now, three years later, Adam cannot attend a wedding without becoming ill, much to the dismay of his new girlfriend, Holly... See full summary »

Director:

John Newcombe
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Cast

Credited cast:
Grace Phillips Grace Phillips ... Holly
John Newcombe John Newcombe ... Adam
John Hines ... Jimmy
Oksana Fedunyszyn ... Dee Dee
Michael Beattie ... Lester
Tim Farmer Tim Farmer
David Jeremiah
Al Leinonen Al Leinonen
William Holmes ... Holt
Mark McCracken
Megan Mullally ... Co-Worker
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Terry Turner Terry Turner ... Photographer
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Storyline

Adam Lewis finds himself unexpectedly stood up at his own wedding. Now, three years later, Adam cannot attend a wedding without becoming ill, much to the dismay of his new girlfriend, Holly. Adam's job is on the line when he is unable to sell the comic strip, "Kreature Korner," to a single newspaper. At a lunch meeting, however, an insecure editor agrees to buy the strip on the condition that Adam serve as best man at his upcoming wedding. Despite the fact that he and Jimmy are veritable strangers, and despite his aversion to weddings, Adam succumbs to the arrangement in order to save his job. When Adam and Holly arrive in the small farm town of Grass Creek, Indiana, they discover that Jimmy has told everyone that he and Adam were best friends and roommates in college. And not only is the wedding threatened by the bride's ex-boyfriend, Adam cannot escape the feeling that he is reliving his own nightmare. His wedding phobia begins to rub off on Jimmy, and soon, Adam finds himself ... Written by Anonymous

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Getting married shouldn't be this hard! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for a threatening situation

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Very funny and heartwarming film.
17 June 2001 | by danobindySee all my reviews

A very funny yet extremely heartwarming film. This small independent film is heads above many major studio productions. "Best Man in Grass Creek" great example that you don't have to spend millions of dollars to produce a quality film. This film deserves a much wider screening. John Newcombe did an outstanding job in his directorial debut. I hope we see more from Newcombe in the future. Kudos also to Newcombe and the rest of the cast. "Best Man in Grass Creek" also demonstrates quite clearly you don't need a host of "big names" to turn out a quality piece of work.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Best Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Indiana, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,918, 22 April 2001

Gross USA:

$81,760

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$81,760
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Lovestruck Pictures See more »
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Color
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