Tyler Perry's Good Deeds

Release Date: February 24th, 2012

DVD Release Date: June 12th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

For all his life, wealthy businessman Wesley Deeds (Tyler Perry) has done what's expected of him and has settled into a predictable routine. His life begins to change, however, when he meets Lindsey Wakefield (Thandie Newton), a struggling single mother who has just been evicted. Wesley offers to help Lindsey get back on her feet and, though he's already engaged, romantic sparks begin to fly. Suddenly, Wesley finds himself torn between what is expected of him and what he really wants.

Cast: Tyler Perry, Thandie Newton, Gabrielle Union, Phylicia Rashad, Brian White, Rebecca Romijn, Jamie Kennedy, Eddie Cibrian

Director: Tyler Perry

Genres: Romance , Drama

Production Co: Lionsgate Films

Distributors: Lions Gate Entertainment

Keywords: Emotional , Love triangle , 2010s , Marriage , Love , Transformation , Inspiring , Brother , Daughter

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Slant Magazine

    Simultaneously both archetypal Tyler Perry and another step in the direction of nuance and thoughtfulness for the filmmaker. show more

  • 70
    Movieline

    While Wesley is both too good to be true and an absence of a charisma on screen, Good Deeds is very fair to its two main female characters even as they're both entangled with the same man. show more

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    This soapy effort about a prosperous businessman having a midlife crisis finds Perry working in the heavily melodramatic mode that marks his weakest efforts. show more

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