- Summary: Caleb Sinclaire is a bitter construction worker whose life is turned upside down one Thanksgiving weekend. Estranged from his family, Caleb lives an isolated, but contented, life. Following a difficult breakup, he becomes scornful toward women and wears his disdain as a badge of honor. Caleb's resolve is tested, however, when he meets his younger brother Peter's new girlfriend, Emma. Immediately distrustful of her, Caleb warns Peter that she will only end up hurting him. Despite his efforts to protect his brother, he finds himself drawn to Emma and surprised by his growing attraction. Caleb's unexpected feelings force him to finally confront the vulnerability he has struggled for so long to conceal. (72nd Street Productions)… Expand
- Director: Lee Toland Krieger
- Genre(s): Drama, Comedy
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PhilB.10An amazing performance by Adam Scott. It should make him a star.
"The Vicious Kind" isn't anything we've already seen before, but lead actor Adam Scott is definitely the main attraction to the film, often making the film incredibly enjoyable with comic relief and somewhat true but rude comments about the women race as a whole. The film definitely accomplishes what it's set out to do, which is to show that love is hurtful, consistently. The film carries the vibe of Gosling's "Blue Valentine" and Levitt's "(500) Days of Summer", which depicts love and romance in a negative light. By the end of the film, you too will feel Scott's pain by the abrupt ending.… Expand
7The story isn't exactly interesting on paper, it's just a family scandal, but Adam Scott certainly made this movie better than the sum of its parts. The pace of 'The Vicious Kind' is near perfect allowing for the tension between caleb and emma to build up to the climax, literally! hah!… Expand
MahavirS.4The acting was fine, but the plot wasn't. The mere fact that the girl [Emma] in the movie couldn't suppress her libido ruined the movie for me. Probably because I hate movies with cheating girls.… Expand