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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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Tyler Perry

Writer:

Tyler Perry (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tyler Perry ... Wesley Deeds
Thandie Newton ... Lindsey Wakefield
Gabrielle Union ... Natalie
Eddie Cibrian ... John
Brian White ... Walt Deeds
Jordenn Thompson ... Ariel
Phylicia Rashad ... Wilimena
Beverly Johnson ... Brenda
Rebecca Romijn ... Heidi
Jamie Kennedy ... Mark Freeze
Andrew Masset ... Mr. Brunson (as Andrew Hyatt Masset)
Victoria Loving Victoria Loving ... Mrs. Brunson
Tom Thon ... Milton
Susan Shalhoub Larkin ... Margaret
Nevaina Graves Rhodes Nevaina Graves Rhodes ... Teacher (as Nevaina)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

Wesley Deeds is About to Discover the Person He Was Meant to Be.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language, some violence and thematic material | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tyler Perry's Good Deeds See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,583,924, 26 February 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,025,791

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,578,791
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Actresses Thandie Newton and Rebecca Romijn were born on the exact same day: 06. November 1972 - this is their first movie together. See more »

Goofs

When Wesley and Lindsey are riding the motorcycle, you can see a reflection of a truck in the mirror. See more »

Quotes

[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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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.88 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Time After Time
Written by Rob Hyman and Cyndi Lauper
Performed by Cassandra Wilson
Published by Sony/ATV and Warner/Chappell
Courtesy of EMI/Capitol
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Amazing Film : Thank you for delightfully surprising me
9 March 2012 | by kkuffuorSee 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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