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PG-13| 1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
An unsuspecting Atlanta woman (Taraji P. Henson) lets in a charming stranger (Idris Elba) to use her phone and soon believes the adage "no good deed goes unpunished" when he takes over her home and terrorizes her family.

Cast: Idris Elba , Taraji P. Henson , Leslie Bibb , Kate del Castillo , Henry Simmons , Mirage Spann , Kenny Alfonso , Dan Caudill

Director: Sam Miller

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

No Good Deed (2014)

Release Date: September 12th, 2014|1 hr. 24 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 19 )
  • No Good Deed is an example of the worst kind of exploitative thriller — and it’s being released during the worst possible week. show more

  • Elba, who recruited his former Luther director Miller into the project, gives the film more dignity than it deserves, and Henson delivers a performance of complex emotional shadings. But their fine work is utterly wasted in this B-movie exploitation thriller that would barely make for passable viewing on late night cable television. show more

  • [A] perfectly serviceable thriller. show more

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  • October 07, 2014 tangopablo1
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    a little scary and violent, but a good story. Dont know how it got a PG rating. See it

  • October 03, 2014 Princess
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    Good Deeds was a nice quick film. Both lead characters were excellent and believable, very suspenseful but I do wish it was longer, ended much too fast for a theatre film.Idris was in a role that we haven't seen him in yet but he tackled it very well. Overall its worth seeing.

  • September 28, 2014 Kate
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    One of the shortest adult movies I've ever seen. First time I've seen Idris Elba play a bad guy and totally believable. He gave me the creeps. My only problem with the film is Taraji is a smart lawyer convicting woman beaters and she let this guy in her house? Ah, no smart woman would do that, I don't care how hard it's raining! I was hoping she saved a bullet for her husband at the end..

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Idris Elba Threatens a Baby in This 'No Good Deed' Exclusive Clip

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Kelly Woo on Sep 2nd, 2014 4:00PM

When Idris Elba wants to be scary, oh, can he be scary! The guy who was so powerfully menacing as Stringer Bell on "The Wire" and brooding as a detective on "Luther" once again taps into his dark s...

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