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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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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Meg
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Ryan (as Mirage Spann)
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Javier
Dan Caudill ...
Cop
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Sally
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Officer Jacobs
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EMT (as Mark Ferrol Smith)
Bobbie Elzey ...
Landlord
Leon Lamar ...
McKinley
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Dr. Ross
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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

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

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Crime | Thriller

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

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12 September 2014 (USA)  »

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Double trahison  »

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$13,200,000 (estimated)

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

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

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 »

Goofs

While Terri is speaking to her unexpected guest, a pan is on the cook top containing what are apparently two glass baby bottles inside for sterilization. She returns to the stove and the bottles are on the counter. See more »

Quotes

Colin: I would have thought, all those brains you've got, you would have figured out the game I'm playing by now
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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.
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
Kendrick Lamar appears courtesy of Aftermath/Interscope Records
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A fun thriller
14 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Even after having watched the trailer you'll be in for lots of surprises. There were a few things I didn't see coming, subtle twists and turns which caught me off guard. Idris and Taraji have great chemistry on screen, you want to watch them and you don't get bored watching them.

I love to see films with black people in them, which have nothing to do with race or where race isn't even mentioned once. You literally could have placed any one from any ethnic background in any of those characters and it would have worked.

This movie re-enforced to me that Taraji and Idris are really good actors, I got my money's worth. I went to see the movie at the Grove where there are lots of tourists and people from all over the country, who have normal reactions to what they see on the screen. The audience as a whole cared a lot about Taraji's character, they cheered for her when she was winning and they had natural human responses that were real, and so at the end of the day, that says to me all the people involved in making this movie did their job. Seeing the film there got me avoiding the jaded Hollywood movie "experts" on cinema with their snobby intellectual bully b.s, I was with regular people at a movie theater, the reason actors make movies to begin with, the people who are funding our industry with their hard earned dollars, not movie critics who go the movies for intellectual stimulation instead of reading a freaking book. You're gonna like Taraji's bff, she has a great moment with Idris that has everyone who has a best friend going "YOU TELL IT."

I personally love to go see a movie and turn off my brain and enjoy myself and you get to do this with this movie, it kept my attention from beginning to end. Go see it, worth your money!


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