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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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Tyler Perry's Good Deeds  »

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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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Eddie Cibrian, Gabrielle Union and Brian White all starred in the dropped ABC pilot Football Wives (2007) in 2007. See more »

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When Wesley and Walter first pull into the parking garage and Lindsey is in the reserved parking spot, the sign says Reserved for Wesley Deeds. All the other times (including later in the same scene) it was something more generic. 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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Shut Out the Shine
Written by Anny Celsi
Performed by Anny Celsi
Published by Ragazza Music
Courtesy of 4Music
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Amazing Film : Thank you for delightfully surprising me
9 March 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I am "Mr.Deeds", so I can tell you right off the bat that not only is this very real - but for once my new friend Tyler finally made a respectful black film.

I am going to go see this a second time in the theatre, and I will buy a copy for home when it comes out.

I am very happy to say this was a great - an awesome film. Yes - black people have good jobs, are educated, and we do have normal life problems and this film reflected all of that and more.

Well done!

~~I have to say, again: this truly spoke to me. This is almost to the tee my particular tale, and it was a cold shiver to see it.


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