The Good Guy Synopsis
An art curator (Alexis Bledel) falls in love with a Wall-Street whiz kid (Scott Porter).
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

47
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It has smart characters, and is wise about the ones who try to tame their intelligence by acting out.
Full Review
70

The Hollywood Reporter

By
Like its characters, Good Guy is sharp, fun and pleasant to behold, and its recreational, apartment and workplace locales are appropriately...
Full Review
70

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
The movie’s confident performances and its eye and ear for detail make The Good Guy a satisfying insider’s snapshot of a shark tank.
Full Review
70

Los Angeles Times

By Betsy Sharkey
The result is a more-clever-than-most window into modern urban yuppie mating rituals, tracking just how tough it is to keep a grip on love...
Full Review
50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
DePietro struggles to reconcile the perceived demands of the romantic comedy genre (though his film is more bittersweet than most) and the...
Full Review
50

Entertainment Weekly

By
One by one, each scene goes slack as the script struggles with Screenwriting 101 problems like who the main character is and what he wants...
Full Review
40

Time Out New York

By David Fear
Such passé testosterone worship might have been passable if the filmmaking weren’t so amateurish--every emotional exchange is accompanied...
Full Review
40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
With its cash-flashing men and dirty-talking women, the movie already feels dated. But it wouldn't have been much fun five years ago,...
Full Review
38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It’s network television drama, starring actors best known for their TV work and full of the petty gripes and mild worries of characters who...
Full Review
12

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Not just a shabby "Wall Street" knockoff clogged with dull, jargon-spewing trading-desk scenes that fail to advance the plot in any way....
Full Review

"Good Guy" - Good Surprise

By LindaItaly
I actually went to this movie by mistake, going to another movie by similar name, but glad I did. Interesting turn of events . . . the movie tricks you and you do not know you are being tricked . . ....

Good Guy's Scott Porter - made this movie spark

By Calylily
I just saw The Good Guy and surprised that I had never heard of this Scott Porter . . . he definitely has IT and really sparked and fueled this movie. The other reviewers are right . . . he does...

Five Word Review

By bb8
Fun romantic with a twist...

More Info

Rated R | For pervasive language and some sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under High-reaching adult drama with lots of language, drinking.
Read the Common Sense Media Review
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF