The Perfect Guy parents guide

The Perfect Guy

Handsome is as handsome does.

Overall C-

Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) is torn between two men: Her long-term, commitment-phobic boyfriend (Morris Chestnut), or a handsome, passionate stranger (Michael Ealy). But which of them is the perfect guy for her?

Violence C
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C-

Why is The Perfect Guy rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Perfect Guy PG-13 for violence, menace, sexuality and brief strong language.

Run Time: 100 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Perfect Guy rated PG-13? The Perfect Guy is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence, menace, sexuality and brief strong language.

Violence: A woman jokes about the fears of violence females often have when meeting strangers. A man attacks an innocent stranger and beats him – punching, kicking and throwing his body. Gun and knife threats are made in self-defense and with the intent to kill. Characters fight, hit and attempt to choke one another. Characters are killed on-screen by gunshots, fatal falls, car accidents and suffocation—bone crunching sound effects are heard, dying victims gasp for breath and bloody injuries are shown. A man stalks a woman, breaks into her house, makes threats and secretly videotapes her. A woman is publicly embarrassed by a sexual video being sent to her friends and business associates. Characters are harassed by others. A police officer hits a suspect. Characters discuss the advantages of owning a weapon for self-protection. Personal property is vandalized. Dead bodies and body bags are shown.

Sexual Content: Several shower scenes show a female silhouette through steamy glass. A woman’s bare shoulders are shown as she dresses. A woman is seen in lingerie or underwear on several occasions. Shirtless men are often shown. Unmarried couples engage in sexual relationships. A mother wants her unmarried daughter to sleep in a different bedroom than her boyfriend. Couples frequently kiss and embrace. Scantily dressed women dance seductively at a bar. The main characters also fondle each other and neck while dancing, before finding a private place where passionate kissing, undressing and moaning imply they are having sex. Other scenes imply sexual relations by showing couples in bed together, kissing, fondling, straddling and making sexual sounds. A man watches another couple making love. Some sexual references and innuendo are heard.

Language: A strong sexual expletive is heard. Some mild and moderate profanities are used, along with terms of deity. Sexual slurs are playfully bantered by a dating couple.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are shown drinking at home, as well as in social settings, restaurants and pubs. Some characters are depicted as inebriated, including a drunk that tries to pick up a woman at a bar. A woman takes an unidentified medication after going through a traumatic event.

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The Perfect Guy
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scene.
Alberta PG Sexual Content, Violence.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Sexual Content.
Ontario 14A Sexual Content, Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

News About "The Perfect Guy"

Cast and Crew

The Perfect Guy is directed by David M. Rosenthal and stars Michael Ealy, Sanaa Lathan, Morris Chestnut.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Perfect Guy movie is December 29, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Perfect Guy
Releases Date: 29 December 2015
The Perfect Guy releases too home video (Blu-ray, DVD & Digital) with the following extras:
- “Lust and Obsession: Making The Perfect Guy” Featurette

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A daughter searches for The Perfect Man for her single mother.Sanaa Lathan also appears in Love and Basketball.

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