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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 worked 80 hours, and her net check was only $112. The IRS cannot garnish wages that total less than the total of the standard deduction and personal exemptions available. Based on her earning $10 per hour, none of her wages could have been legally garnished. See more »

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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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22 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I look at it like this ... for a Tyler Perry movie this was a comeback. Okay some scenes were a little 'awkward' and slow, but I was impressed with this film. You can see he is trying to reset the tone of his movie making and get back to the basics of telling the story. He decided to take the lead part in this film and I think that it was a bold and precise move on Tyler's part. He had to let his audience know that he is here to stay. He is bringing his core essence of film-making that drew people to him in the first place. He is a fantastic black man who tries to cut out 'the crap' of films and just wants to display real life. He has fumbled around casting and made some 'just for giggles' films but he knows how to remind us all of just how simple we all are and how we are all connected in this game of life.

If one thing we should learn from him is his insatiable need to put us all in the shoes of another person. Let's be a little more compassionate for a man who isn't afraid to pick himself up, dust himself off and keep trying ... just my little thought ;-)


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