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Good Deeds (2012)

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Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.

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Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.

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Wesley Deeds is About to Discover the Person He Was Meant to Be.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language, some violence and thematic material | See all certifications »

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24 February 2012 (USA)  »

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$15,583,924 (USA) (24 February 2012)

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$35,010,192 (USA) (11 May 2012)
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Actresses Thandie Newton and Rebecca Romijn were born on the exact same day: 06. November 1972 - this is their first movie together. See more »

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When Wesley and Lindsey are riding the motorcycle, you can see a reflection of a truck in the mirror. See more »

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[first lines]
Wesley Deeds: [narration] My name is Wesley Deeds the Third. I grew up fifth-generation Ivy League graduate. I can tell you my pedigree all the way back to the tribe that my greatest grandfather came from. I was born into privilege, groomed by my father to be a businessman, to take over his company, groomed by my mother to be a gentleman. I was told where to stand and how to dress, how to cut my hair, and what I would be doing for the rest of my life from the time that I was five years old. And ...
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Prelude #1 Cello Suite
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Alan Nisbet
Published by Music of Melpomene
Courtesy of Carondelet Music Group
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It's About Time
11 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

Tyler Perry has finally come out of the closet and has shown us another side of his talents. I knew people wouldn't be happy seeing a positive movie about an African-American male, but I love movies that African-Americans can be proud to see, movies that portray us in a better light.

This movie feels real, and leaves you with a good feeling at the end of it. Hopefully this is a new beginning to a trend of positive, more realistic movies. Red Tails was another one that because of it's positive portrayal of African-American men, winded up getting a poor rating. Minds haven't changed much since the slavery days.

If you like feel good positive movies, go see this one, but if you're stuck on the portrayal of African-American men as week, drug dealing, and always wrong when they speak, this movie isn't for you. Personally, I and my family loved it.

Two thumbs up, all the way up.


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