The Best Man

The Best Man (2005)

May the best man win... her heart.

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 2005-07-09
  • User Rating: 5.3/10 from 67 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Surefire Film Productions
  • Production Country: Germany, Hungary, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Stefan Schwartz
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When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior to the nuptials, Olly is drawn to a woman whom he thinks is the bride's sister -- only she turns out to be the bride, Sarah. Can Murray, who dislikes James, help get Sarah and Olly together?

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  • Stuart Townsend

    as Olly Pickering
  • Seth Green

    as Murray
  • Amy Smart

    as Sarah Marie Barker
  • Kate Ashfield

    as Becka
  • Jodhi May

    as Tania
  • Philip Jackson

    as Mr. Barker
  • Anna Chancellor

    as Dana
  • Simon Callow

    as Big-Time Publisher
  • Martin Hancock

    as Stan
  • David Oyelowo

    as Graham
  • Stewart Wright

    as Harry
  • Raymond Coulthard

    as Chris
  • Peter Capaldi

    as Priest
  • Matt Devere

    as Gordon
  • Lili Bordán

    as Gretchen
  • Keara Murphy

    as Ellen
  • Linda Fekete

    as Sue
  • Jane How

    as Ms Parker
  • Janine Wood

    as Dress Assistant
  • Máté Haumann

    as Work Experience
  • Burn Gorman

    as Bus Driver
  • Daniel Mays

    as Pool Guy
  • Richard Durden

    as Vicar
  • Tom Ellis

    as Groom
  • Akiya Henry

    as Bride
  • Steve John Shepherd

    as James
Directing Stefan Schwartz Director
Art Lisa Chugg Set Decoration
Production Jina Jay Casting
Art Zsuzsa Mihalek Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Alexandra Caulfield Costume Design
Art Christina Moore Production Design
Editing Jeremy Strachan Editor
Crew Pete Daly Unit Publicist
Editing Alan Strachan Editor
Art Csaba Stork Art Direction
Production Neil Peplow Producer
Camera Haris Zambarloukos Director of Photography
Directing Cathy Doubleday Script Supervisor
Art Michael Fleischer Supervising Art Director
Production Dixie Chassay Casting Assistant
Writing Ed Roe Screenplay
Writing Stefan Schwartz Screenplay
Production Justin Anderson Smith Co-Producer
Production James D. Stern Executive Producer
Production Sara Giles Executive Producer
Production Simon Franks Executive Producer
Production Zygi Kamasa Executive Producer
Production James Atherton Executive Producer
Production Chris Auty Executive Producer
Production Michael Henry Executive Producer
Production Norman Humphrey Executive Producer
Production Ildikó Kemény Co-Producer
Production Benjamina Mirnik Co-Producer
Production Douglas Hansen Associate Producer
Production Andrew Warren Line Producer
Sound Tim Despic Original Music Composer
Sound James Edward Barker Original Music Composer
Sound Tim Despic Music Producer
Sound James Edward Barker Music Producer