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No Good Deed (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 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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Sam Miller

Writer:

Aimee Lagos
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Idris Elba ... Colin
Taraji P. Henson ... Terry
Leslie Bibb ... Meg
Kate del Castillo ... Alexis
Henry Simmons ... Jeffrey
Mirage Moonschein Mirage Moonschein ... Ryan (as Mirage Spann)
Kenny Alfonso ... Javier
Dan Caudill Dan Caudill ... Cop
Tatom Pender ... Sally
Kelly O'Neal ... Officer Jacobs
Mark Rhino Smith ... EMT (as Mark Ferrol Smith)
Bobbie Elzey Bobbie Elzey ... Landlord
Leon Lamar ... McKinley
Frank Brennan ... Chairman
Wilbur Fitzgerald ... Dr. Ross
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Storyline

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Double trahison See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,250,283, 14 September 2014

Gross USA:

$52,543,632

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$54,323,210
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SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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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

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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Alternate Versions

An alternate take of Terry's "Fuck you.... I said, 'Fuck you'" was shot for television, with the dialogue changed to "Go to hell.... I said, 'Go to hell.'" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: No Good Deed (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Elba delivers
20 March 2015 | by movies-by-dbSee all my reviews

Sure, I might have seen films with comparable story lines, we all probably have, but it still has it's own originality and a great performance absolutely nailed by Idris Elba.

All that Hollywood does is steal and rip off. Even (especially) our favourite wonder child Taranatino does it all the time. It's the way this is done that can make a film stand out. This, combined with plenty of atmosphere and solid performances all round make an entertaining and sometimes pretty tense watch.

I liked it, but must admit I'm a big fan of Elba's work so I am slightly biased. Just for his performance alone this is well worth a watch 7/10


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