A Few Best Men
|A Few Best Men|
Australian release poster
|Directed by||Stephan Elliott|
|Produced by||Antonia Barnard
|Written by||Dean Craig|
|Music by||Guy Gross|
|Cinematography||Stephen F. Windon|
|Editing by||Sue Blainey|
|Distributed by||Icon Film Distribution (Australia)
Buena Vista International (UK)
|Running time||96 minutes|
A Few Best Men is a 2011 Australian-British comedy film written by Dean Craig and directed by Stephan Elliott. The film stars Xavier Samuel as a young groom heading to the Australian Blue Mountains with his three best men for his wedding.
When David Locking proposes to his girlfriend Mia on the same day they meet in Australia, he rounds up his three best friends to come to his wedding as best men. But soon, havoc ensues when the trio accidentally steal drugs, are chased by a mobster, and get the father-in-law's sheep stoned.
- Xavier Samuel as David Locking
- Laura Brent as Mia Ramme
- Olivia Newton-John as Barbara Ramme
- Jonathan Biggins as Jim Ramme
- Kris Marshall as Tom
- Kevin Bishop as Graham
- Tim Draxl as Luke
- Rebel Wilson as Daphne Ramme
- Steve Le Marquand as Ray
- Elizabeth Debicki as Maureen
- "Weightless" – Olivia Newton-John
- "The Rain, the Park and Other Things" (Lo Five Remix) – Olivia Newton-John
- "The Nips Are Getting Bigger" – The Wedding Band
- "Daydream Believer" (Chew Fu Fix) – Olivia Newton-John
- "The Pushbike Song" (Pablo Calamari Remix) – Olivia Newton John
- "Wankered" – The Wedding Band
- "Afternoon Delight" – The Wedding Band
- "A Beautiful Morning" – The Wedding Band
- "Brand New Key" (Archie Remix) – Olivia Newton-John
- "The Love Boat" (Roulette Remix) – Olivia Newton-John
- "Live It Up" – The Wedding Band
- "Sugar, Sugar" (Chew Fu Fix) – Olivia Newton-John
- "Living in the '70s" – The Wedding Band
- "Devil Gate Drive" (Chew Fu & PVH Night Fever Remix) – Olivia Newton-John
- "Georgy Girl" – Olivia Newton-John (Roulette Remix)
- "I Think I Love You" (Chew Fu & PVH Love Hurts Remix) – Olivia Newton-John
- "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad" (Lo Five remix) – Olivia Newton-John
- "Mickey" (Chew Fu Fix) – Olivia Newton-John
- "Weightless" (Punk Ninja Remix) – Olivia Newton-John
A Few Best Men was met with negative reviews, earning an approval rating of 19% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Fiona Williams of SBS noted that the film was as "Funny as a funeral", awarding the film one star out of five, commenting that "Like a bad wedding reception, A Few Best Men is overlong by at least an hour, and the flimsy plot groans under its own weight."
- "A FEW BEST MEN (15)". British Board of Film Classification. 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-11-06.
- Mill Valley Film Festival (24 September 2011). "The Mill Valley Film Festival (October 6-16-, 2011) - Special Premiere". California Film Institute. Retrieved 24 September 2011.
- Williams, Fiona. "A Few best Men (review)". SBS. Retrieved 14 February 2013.