The Perfect Guy | Film review – Might Sanaa Lathan’s Mr Right be a wrong ‘un?

Smart, successful and newly single, Sanaa Lathan’s Leah has just begun dating suave charmer Carter (Michael Ealy). She hopes he might be Mr Right and her impressionable dad reckons he’s a candidate for the Boyfriend Hall of Fame, but we’ve already spotted the manic glint in his eye and suspect he’ll turn out to be a Major League Psycho. We’re right, of course.

A throwback to the 1990s era of Fatal Attraction, glossy but blandly directed stalker thriller The Perfect Guy fails to do anything interesting with its stock set-up and there’s no erotic frisson between the characters. Sadly, a misted shower door is as steamy as things get here.

Certificate 15. Runtime 96 mins. Director David M Rosenthal

The Perfect Guy is available on DVD & Digital HD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

DVD Extras Include:

“Lust and Obsession: Making The Perfect Guy” Featurette