The Good Guy

2009, Comedy/Drama, 1h 30m

26 Reviews 2,500+ Ratings

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The Good Guy has an attractive cast, but they aren't done any favors by the film's cardboard characters and cliched plot. Read critic reviews

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Beth (Alexis Bledel), an urban conservationist, wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share her life and love of New York. When Beth meets Tommy (Scott Porter), a Wall Street whiz, she falls head over heels in love. It seems that everything is falling into place, but romantic complications arise when Beth meets Daniel, Tommy's sensitive and handsome colleague.

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  • Dec 04, 2010
    I was surprised to see this has a fairly bad rating, I actually quite enjoyed it. I picked it up fairly cheap as it has Alexis Bledel in it. I would never claim she is a great actress, but I liked The Gilmore Girls, and she does have a pleasant girl next door quality which makes her watchable. Then I noticed Andrew McCarthy and Anna Chlumsky where also in it. Even better The story pretty much just follows a girl and her relationship with her boyfriend, and his situation at work. It is one of those all are not as it seems stories. Along the way there are a few laughs with some fun supporting characters and also a male makeover, which makes a change to the usual ugly duckling girl story. I found this pleasant viewing which didn't drag in it's 80 minute run time.
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  • Oct 10, 2010
    This was actually pretty entertaining. It was a little short, but it was better than I thought it would be.
    Erin C Super Reviewer
  • Sep 20, 2010
    Not bad. Not great. Seemed to make an attempt at a nice romantic drama, but doesn't quite go all the way.
    Cynthia S Super Reviewer
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