Opening

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24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

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A Few Best Men Reviews

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Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

No question this is dumb and derivative and the characters are generally obnoxious but it's raucous, energetic and enlivened by a game Olivia Newton-John ...

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 3/5

August 31, 2012
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

While it does not match up against recent raunchy comedies it clearly takes influence from, A Few Best Men surprises with its cheeky spirit and an interesting role reversal of cultures.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 3/5

February 9, 2012
Ariel Katz
The Vine

Achieves is perhaps the first steps toward a different sort of wedding-related film in the Australian landscape: not one trying to compete with a cult classic, but one that's just looking to let its hair down and have a good time.

Full Review Source: The Vine | Original Score: 3/5

February 7, 2012
Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane

I can't recall too many wedding flicks that have been this crazy and this outlandish. I certainly had a lot of fun watching it!

Full Review Source: ABC Radio Brisbane | Original Score: A-

January 27, 2012
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Olivia Newton John is an absolute hoot as mother in law Barbara in this madcap romantic comedy that brings together English and Australian humour in earthy earnest.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 19, 2011
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

Directed by Stephan Elliott (The Adventures of Priscilla) with his indefatigable joie de vivre and wicked sense of humour, the film is a sure fix if you need a laugh

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 19, 2011
Richard Haridy
Quickflix

From most vantage points, A Few Best Men seems like a real movie. It has a "story," "characters," & even scenes that superficially appear to contain "jokes," but many sketches are ultimately just that; sketches that stop short of offering moments of wit.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 2/5

November 25, 2013
Niki Boyle
The List

An out-and-out failure.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 1/5

September 10, 2012
John Ferguson
Radio Times

A largely unfunny blend of frantic farce and gross-out humour.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 2/5

September 6, 2012
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

This Australian Hangover-style ensemble comedy strains so hard to be funny that it barely raises a smile

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 4, 2012
Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

Director Elliott (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) tells this story with an odd combination of tourist-bureau style backdrops and full-on slapstick mayhem

Full Review Source: Contactmusic.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 4, 2012
Alex Zane
Sun Online

When it eventually does let loose and go for some big gross out laughs - like feeding a sheep laxatives - it starts to work, but it's too little too late.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 2/5

September 3, 2012
Philip French
Observer [UK]

When embarrassment fails to be funny, it ends up as truly excruciating, and such is the case here.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

September 3, 2012
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

This stomach-churningly dreadful film proves that our friends in the Southern Hemisphere can scrape corners of the barrel inaccessible to even the most fetid American imaginations.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 1/5

August 31, 2012
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

In a nutshell, it's just another foul-mouthed, British-flavoured wedding movie with a cast of uncouth young men trying to be as rude as possible.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Mail | Original Score: 2/5

August 31, 2012

Liverpool Echo

A Few Best Men leaves logic standing at the altar as its two dimensional characters stumble from one faux pas to the next.

Full Review Source: Liverpool Echo

August 31, 2012
Caroline Jowett
Daily Express

Director Stephan Elliott made The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert but here he doesn't seem to know his farce from his elbow.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 1/5

August 30, 2012
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

There isn't one single laugh here for anyone who doesn't think that women are disgusting, men are morons, homosexuality is terrifying, and friendship is about cruelty and envy.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

August 30, 2012
Phelim O'Neill
Guardian

What must have seemed at some point in production to be charming and hilarious arrives on screen as neither of those things.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

August 30, 2012
Jason Best
Movie Talk

How can you resist a film in which Aussie national treasure Olivia Newton-John as the bride's mother lets her hair down for a raucous, cocaine-fuelled jag?

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

August 30, 2012

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May 11, 2012
Dennis Harvey
Variety
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February 23, 2012
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