Second Best

1994, Movie, PG-13, 104 mins

SECOND BEST is a modest, emotionally persuasive drama about a bachelor trying to adopt a 10-year-old boy. Carried by William Hurt's outstanding performance, the film is sentimental but never mawkish.

As the film opens, three-year-old James (Nathan Yapp) is kidnapped from an orphanage by his father, John (Keith Allen), an escaped prisoner. Before turning himself in, John extracts a promise from his son that he will always love him. Several years later, we meet Graham Holt (William Hurt), a Welsh postmaster. Graham, a 42-year-old bachelor who still lives at home with his father, has just decided that he wants to adopt a child. He is screened by Debbie (Jane Horr...

Released: 1994 Rated: PG-13 Length: 104 mins

Are You Watching?

Second Best
Loading ...

Where To Watch

Second Best
ONLINE
Where Price
Amazon Instant Video$9.99
VUDU$2.00
ON TV
Where When
Loading..
ON DEMAND
Where Availability
Availability dates vary by video service provider. Please check your On Demand menu.
ON DVD
Where Price
NetflixSubscription
Netflix$$$
Amazon$21.99

Second Best Clips & Interviews view all

Second Best
Second Best (1994)

more Second Best videos

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular