• The Perfect Guy (2015)

The Perfect Guy

Release Date: September 11th, 2015

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

With a fulfilling career and a loving relationship, lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) seems to have it all. Things come crashing down when Dave, her long-term boyfriend, questions her future plans for marriage and a family. The resulting breakup leaves Leah heartbroken, until she meets the charming and handsome Carter Duncan (Michael Ealy). Soon, the budding romance turns dangerous as Carter reveals his volatile nature, forcing Leah to turn the tables on the man she thought was Mr. Right.

Cast: Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy, Morris Chestnut, L. Scott Caldwell, Charles S. Dutton, John Getz, Tess Harper, Kathryn Morris

Director: David M. Rosenthal

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Screen Gems

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Intense, Police officer, Mystery, Escape, Emotional, Car, Survival, 2010s, Bar, Office, Dark

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    James RocchiTheWrap

    A perfect example of how lame, lazy material strands good actors, resulting in a movie that looks great and feels less so. show more

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Substitute a cat for the bunny (no spoilers here about its fate) and you have the ironically titled, generic thriller The Perfect Guy that somehow wound up on the big screen instead of on Lifetime. show more

  • 63
    Clayton DillardSlant Magazine

    It uses convention to its advantage through an intriguing play with casting choices and bizarrely effective allusions to film history. show more

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