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The Good Guy (2009)

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Calm and quiet Daniel starts on Wall Street. His womanizing colleague, Tommy, encourages him to meet women. He unknowingly meets Tommy's girlfriend, Beth, and ends up in her 5 women book club. Will he find the woman?

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Julio DePietro

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Julio DePietro

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexis Bledel ... Beth Vest
Scott Porter ... Tommy Fielding
Bryan Greenberg ... Daniel Seaver
Colin Egglesfield ... Baker
Aaron Yoo ... Steve-O
Andrew Stewart-Jones ... Shakespeare
Eric Thal ... Stephens
Andrew McCarthy ... Cash
Sarah Glendening ... Jen
Ursula Abbott Ursula Abbott ... Jill
Kathy Searle ... Susan
Anna Chlumsky ... Lisa
Jessalyn Wanlim ... Jordan
Ed Wheeler ... Irv
Michael Simeoni Michael Simeoni ... Donny
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Storyline

Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street hot-shot. But just as everything seems to be falling into place, complications arise in the form of Tommy's sensitive and handsome co-worker Daniel. Beth soon learns that the game of love in the big city is a lot like Wall Street -- high risk, high reward and everybody has an angle. Written by Roadside Attractions

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Will you know him when you meet him?

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Homem Ideal See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,712, 21 February 2010

Gross USA:

$100,688

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,688
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the beginning of the movie Tommy and Beth are talking about both being left handed yet in real life Alexis Bledel is right handed - not a "lefty". See more »

Goofs

Beth and Tommy are both supposed to be left-handed. However, Tommy wears his watch on his left wrist, was throwing darts with his right hand, and drinks with his right hand. Beth dials her phone with her right hand and at work was scraping the rock with the tool in her right hand. See more »

Quotes

Daniel Seaver: Sometimes people just aren't who you thought they were.
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Lately
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An enjoyable drama
20 November 2010 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film is about a successful young man working in Wall Street. His love life is put into jeopardy when he tries to be helpful by hiring a nerd for his sales team.

"The Good Guy" is an enjoyable and captivating drama about urban lives of young people. It has very good character development. Their work, social and love lives are portrayed in an ordinary and believable manner that makes them so real. They could have been people we know around us, and viewers can relate to them easily. All three lead actors and actresses sculpt their characters in an authentic manner. The way the characters change as the film progresses is also very interesting. This makes the story even more engaging, as viewers are left to wonder what will happen to them.


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