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'Perfect Guy' producer frustrated by 'black movie' label

Tommy Oliver doesn't want you to think of "The Perfect Guy," the film he has produced and that opens in theaters Friday, as a "black movie."

"People oftentimes like to reduce things to sound bites," he said recently. "It's a black lead, so it must be a black movie. It's unfortunate. There are urban movies, but there are also movies that just happen to have black characters."

Instead, Oliver wants "The Perfect Guy" to thrill "everyone." The movie follows lobbyist Leah Vaughn ("Love and Basketball's" Sanaa Lathan), who gets passionate with Carter (Michael Ealy, "Think Like a Man, Too")....