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The Next Best Thing

Abbie (Madonna) and Robert (Rupert Everett) are a most unconventional couple: he's gay, she's his best friend, but they are having a baby together, a situation made more complicated when they each meet new romantic partners and begin battling for custody of their child. Illeana Douglas, Benjamin Bratt, Lynn Redgrave, Josef Sommer, Michael Vartan and Neil Patrick Harris costar in this film co-written by Everett and directed by John Schlesinger ("Midnight Cowboy," "The Falcon and the Snowman").

Duration: 108 mins

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Advisories: Adult Language, Adult Content

Rating: PG13

Audio Format: Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1, English/Spanish

Video Format: Letterbox, Closed Captioning