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Good Deeds (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  24 February 2012 (USA)
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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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$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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Lindsay goes to collect her paycheck and she's surprised that it's only $112. Even if the IRS could garnish her wages, she would have been notified by them first to give her an opportunity to make a payment arrangement. Then they would have notified her employer, who would be required to get Lindsay to sign a document saying that her wages would be garnished. She would not have been taken by surprise. 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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A person finding a path they want
6 March 2012 | by (Sweden/ Australia) – See all my reviews

The premise of Good Deeds, had solid depth with some light-hearted overtones. The storyline was well paced, and easy to watch.

Thandie Newton's role had a bit of meat too it, which made the movie. Her 'simple' character pulls you in.

Great to see a relatively strong black cast (typically a tall order to deliver), and of course Mrs Huxtable!

I noted some low scores on IMDb, I would not be so fast to sweep it under the carpet. A mature look at love hides somewhere in Good Deeds.

Watching a movie about choosing the right path. Finding the type of love you want, can be good for the soul.


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