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No Good Deed (2014)

PG-13 | | Crime, Thriller | 12 September 2014 (USA)
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An unstable escaped convict terrorizes a woman who is alone with her two children.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan (as Mirage Spann)
Dan Caudill ...
Officer Jacobs
EMT (as Mark Ferrol Smith)
Bobbie Elzey ...
Leon Lamar ...
Dr. Ross


A lonely mother, invites a handsome car accident victim into her home. Desperate for a little attention, she doesn't realize she's entertaining a sociopathic, yet charming escape convict. In one terrorizing night her life completely changes as she fight for her own life and the life of her children in No Good Deed. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


First he gets into your house. Then he gets into your head.


Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, menace, terror, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 September 2014 (USA)  »

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Double trahison  »

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$13,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$24,250,283 (USA) (12 September 2014)


$52,543,632 (USA) (31 October 2014)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The term malignant narcissist is used to describe Idris Elba's character by a member of the parole board, Idris uses the same term to describe a suspect in the first episode of Luther. See more »


Colin is an escaped convict, he murdered two correctional officers while escaping from state custody. There would be a nation wide manhunt for him, his picture and information would be all over the news and social media sites and there would advisories on the radio in Tennessee, the surrounding states and the whole mid to lower east coast. Alexis, Colin's ex girlfriend would have been notified by the police of his escape and even possible had a police car posted at her house. Yet she is completely surprised when she sees Colin in her house. After Colin murders Alexis he leaves her body where he killed her and then later returns with Terry and her children. It is very unlikely her body laid there undiscovered for such a long period of time, a police officer would have found her body before Colin returned, since she would be someone the cops would be watching because of Colin's escape. See more »


Chairman: Mr. Evans fits the criteria of a malignant narcissist. Acts of rage frequently involving the attentions of a woman. There's violence in this man
Dr. Ross: Your parole is denied
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: No Good Deed (2014) See more »


Let Us Move On
Written by Dido (as Dido Armstrong), Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong (as Rollo Armstrong), Jeff Bhasker, Kendrick Lamar and Patrick 'Plain Pat' Reynolds (as Patrick Reynolds)
Performed by Dido featuring Kendrick Lamar
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
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Kendrick Lamar appears courtesy of Aftermath/Interscope Records
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Good Movie
14 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

Idris Elba was the man, as a psychotic woman hating murderer who escapes jail and through a series of events, cross paths with Terri, played by Taraji P. Henson, who's was in a troubled marriage and vulnerable to the killer's charms.

It Reminded me of the 1986 movie, Extremities with Farrah Fawcett as the female victim being taken hostage by a criminal looking to steal her "goodies"

I thought No good deed was a lot more cleaver than most movies of this kind. In certain places, it has to fall into line of genre's plot (woman alone in the house without her man, then a scary bad boy comes to the door and charms his way into the lonely women's house), but the movie surprised me by putting a little ore substance into the female victim, by making her life more interesting than usual, and it helps having an Oscar nominee like Ms. Hensen play the role. A fact that was not used to advertise the movie as much as it should have. Definitely a better played out Victim than I've seen before.

A decent plot and a great thriller. I recommend giving it a shot.

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