The Good Guy

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  • R
  • 2009
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 5.8  (9,720)
  • 47

The Good Guy is a romantic drama-comedy film that was released in the year 2009. It was directed and written by Julio DePietro. The movie stars Alexis Bledel, Scott Porter, and Bryan Greenberg in the lead roles. The story showcases the modern-day dating scenario where love and work politics collide. The film begins with the introduction of the protagonist Tommy Fielding (Scott Porter) as a successful Wall Street broker. He leads a luxurious life with his beautiful girlfriend, Beth (Alexis Bledel). Tommy is considered to be the "good guy" amongst his colleagues, who are rebellious and self-centered.

On the other hand, Daniel Seaver (Bryan Greenberg) is an ambitious, young guy who is passionate about technology. Daniel has recently joined Tommy's company and quickly becomes a star performer. He soon catches the eye of Tommy's boss, Cash (Andrew McCarthy), who is impressed by his work and innovation.

Inspired by Daniel's charm and personality, Tommy decides to take Daniel under his wing and trains him to be the 'good guy' like him. He takes him to social events and teaches him the tricks of the trade. Tommy introduces Daniel to his friends, Paul (Aaron Yoo) and Lisa (Trini Alvarado), who welcome him with open arms.

As the plot develops, Beth starts feeling neglected and ignored by Tommy as he is completely engrossed in his work and training Daniel. She gets closer to Daniel, and they both start developing an emotional connection. Meanwhile, Tommy is still struggling to maintain his relationship with Beth and manage his work responsibilities.

As the story progresses, Tommy's insecurities surface, and he starts feeling threatened by Daniel's growing popularity and success. His jealousy leads to a feud between the two, and their friendship starts crumbling down. Meanwhile, Beth eventually starts dating Daniel, which complicates matters further.

The Good Guy gives us a glimpse into the personal and professional lives of the characters. It depicts the cut-throat competition in the corporate world and the complexities of modern-day relationships. The film's soundtrack features a mix of classic and modern songs, which perfectly blends with the movie's mood and theme.

All the actors have done a commendable job in portraying their respective roles. Alexis Bledel and Bryan Greenberg's chemistry is infectious, and their scenes together are a delight to watch. Scott Porter delivers an impressive performance as the 'good guy' who struggles to maintain his relationship with his girlfriend and his position at work.

In conclusion, The Good Guy is an entertaining movie that talks about love, friendship, and the challenges that come with it. The movie will leave the audience with a smile on their faces and a hope that love always finds a way. The Good Guy is a must-watch for all the romantic movie lovers out there.

The Good Guy is a 2009 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8 and a MetaScore of 47.

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    5.8  (9,720)
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