Best in Show Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1295

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 186

Theatrical Release Date: 09/27/2000

Language: English

Genre: Comedy

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Christopher Guest

Actors: Parker Posey, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Jay Brazeau, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean

Plot: Christopher Guest's hilarious mockumentary follows several dog owners as they prepare for, and compete in, the Mayflower Dog Show.

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Indyfreak - wrote on 12/26/2019

Mockumentary about dog owners competing in a show. The cast apparently improvised most of the dialogue. There’s some funny lines. But also a lot of mumbling and boredom.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/21/2019

A satire of dog show competitions, "Best in Show" is funny because it's true.

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FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 12/16/2012

Brilliantly creative and hilarious. The characters are believe and simple. This movie is one of those that will stand the test of time. I am not sure what other mockumentary movies or TV shows there were before this one, but it seems as though a lot more have come about since this movie. I feel like it was a revolutionary example of the genre. A must-watch for all.

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The Brilliance of Guest

donkeyknight - wrote on 06/06/2011

It is hard to rank the three Christopher Guest helmed mockumentaries individually; they are a triology-they must be viewed together to appreciate their full brilliance. Comedically, they really paved the way for The Office. After much thought, I declare Mighty Wind the best, because it really builds to a rallying conclusion, capturing your heart in the process. It is Eugene Levy's finest hour. But Waiting for Guffman is the funniest. Corky St. Clair is one of the most brilliant creations of all time. Hilarious lampooning of local theater. To say Best in Show is the weakest of the bunch would be a terrible insult. It too earns an honor, for the funniest single lines. This is the movie that made me laugh out loud the most, especially Michael Hitchcock (who I think is the most underrated of …

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