Second Best has been added to your Cart
FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Used: Good | Details
Sold by B. R. Media
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Eligible for FREE Super Saving Shipping! Fast Amazon shipping plus a hassle free return policy mean your satisfaction is guaranteed! Item is in good condition Ex-rental with the usual issues that may include stickers on case or other identifiers as a former rental. Guaranteed to play. Ex-rental with the usual issues. Guaranteed to play.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$4.98
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: Customer Direct
Add to Cart
$9.88
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: prof56
Add to Cart
$9.88
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: whateverforsale
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Second Best
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Second Best


List Price: $9.98
Price: $4.47 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $5.51 (55%)
Only 1 left in stock.
Sold by SourceMedia and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
17 new from $0.09 57 used from $0.01 1 collectible from $9.99
Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD
"Please retry"
1-Disc Version
$4.47
$0.09 $0.01

Deal of the Day: How I Met Your Mother
Today only, and while supplies last, suit up for all nine legendary seasons of the slap-happy show that took TV comedy to hilarious new heights. This 28-disc set comes in "The Playbook" encasing loaded with special features and never-before-seen content. Offer ends at 11:59 p.m. (PT) on Saturday, November 22, 2014. Learn more
$4.47 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 1 left in stock. Sold by SourceMedia and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.



Product Details

  • Actors: Joe Pantoliano, Boyd Gaines, Bronson Pinchot, Jennifer Tilly
  • Directors: Eric Weber
  • Writers: Eric Weber
  • Producers: Joe Pantoliano, Anthony Katagas, Callum Greene, Doug Torres, Pamela Hirsch
  • Format: NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: IMAGE/THINKFILMS
  • DVD Release Date: July 27, 2006
  • Run Time: 86 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000B5XP2O
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #426,408 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Second Best" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Commentary by director Eric Weber and actor/producer Joe Pantoliano
  • Still gallery

Editorial Reviews

Elliot Kelman (Joe Pantoliano, The Matrix, Memento) is a failed publishing executive who can't get back into business. He supports himself selling suits at the local mall and relies on hand-outs from his mother, ex-wife, and son. He also self-publishes a weekly newsletter on the perils of self-delusion. Afraid his writings will be rejected, he hires a high school kid to post them on supermarket bulletin boards and stuff them under windshields in his New Jersey hometown. After he meets the sexy Carole (Jennifer Tilly) and his newsletter begins to find an audience, things start looking up for Elliot. However, the return home of his oldest friend Richard, a prominent movie producer, and the only one of his friends to have found success, brings Elliot's feeling of inadequacy and squandered potential back to the surface. With Richard in town, the competitive tensions rise, and once Carole takes an interest in his friend, Elliot must confront his envy of Richard's success and his disenchantment with his own failure. Second Best is a dark comedy that offers insight into men's expectations of success, financially, sexually and otherwise, and provides a glimpse into what men actually talk about when women aren't around. This is a film that explores how a generation of men who were expected to achieve their dreams can ultimately overcome the reality of falling short of them.

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By K. Flood on March 12, 2006
Format: DVD
I really enjoyed the movie. Here is this dysfunctional loser that reminds me a little of me, of my firends, there are very real feelings wrapped into this movie, he screws up, tests of friendship. I enjoyed the journey.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By ChancesR on April 8, 2009
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
This fabulous out take in time is shot through with ripe language and the visual images they leave behind. Men are men and we all know that but this film shows the visceral vulnerability that the latter stages of life, bring to the table, when careers go bad and health fails.

A perfect encapsulation of life and especially men and their attitudes towards themselves, their buddies - and what remains of their worlds. It is a keeper of a film and never got the notice it definitely deserves.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By kolleen bowers on December 8, 2008
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Second Best is a five star - just trust me. It is painfully, but touchingly poignant and in a rarely seen way. If you don't like any of the above adjectives then move along. If you do - just trust me, it's well worth your time.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


SourceMedia Privacy Statement SourceMedia Shipping Information SourceMedia Returns & Exchanges