Good Deeds parents guide

Good Deeds

Overall C+

Wesley Deeds (Tyler Perry) has followed the life path set out for him by his wealthy family, but finds himself questioning his direction after he does one kind act for a homeless, single mother (Thandie Newton).

Release date February 24, 2012

Violence B-
Sexual Content C+
Profanity D+
Substance Use C

Why is Good Deeds rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Good Deeds PG-13 for sexual content, language, some violence and thematic material.

Run Time: 111 minutes

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Good Deeds
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Good Deeds rated PG-13? Good Deeds is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual content, language, some violence and thematic material.

Violence: A couple argues. Characters make mean-spirited comments to others. Other characters yell or argue. A man attacks a woman in a homeless shelter. Men engage in a fistfight that includes shoving and punching. One character slaps another on the face. Characters are thrown out of their home and forced to live on the street.

Sexual Content: Characters engage in sexual activity (only their faces and clothed upper bodies are seen), and comment about it the following morning. Characters kiss and embrace. Brief and sometimes crude sexual innuendo is included in the script. References are made about multiple sexual partners. A man is shown in the shower - nudity is obscured. Characters wear suggestive clothing at a club. Characters make verbal and physical sexual advances. A character is shown in lingerie numerous times.

Language: The script includes a couple of strong slang terms for sexual activity, as well as suggestive slang terms for sexual activity. Also used are racial and sexual slurs, frequent moderate and mild profanities, and crude name calling.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character loses his driver’s license after drinking and driving, but still drinks often to deal with stress. A character makes a comment about using cocaine. A character becomes drunk during an evening at a nightclub. Another character is portrayed as being inebriated. Characters drink with dinner or in social settings. Brief tobacco use is shown.

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Good Deeds
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario PG Mature Theme.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Good Deeds"

Cast and Crew

Good Deeds is directed by Tyler Perry and stars Tyler Perry, Gabrielle Union, Thandie Newton.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Good Deeds movie is June 12, 2012. Here are some details…

Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds releases to home video on June 12, 2012, with the following extras:

- Two featurettes exploring the film’s central themes.

Related home video titles:

Tyler Perry is a writer, director and actor (actress too, if you count the roles he’s played in drag). You can see his work in Madea’s Family Reunion, Diary of a Mad Black Woman and I Can Do Bad All By Myself. He leaves behind the Madea character to play Admiral Richard Barnett in Star Trek.

In The Soloist, a news reporter takes an interest in a homeless man with unusual musical talent. A sports journalist decides to write an article that will revive his career and that of a former boxer in Resurrecting the Champ.

Other movies featuring men with the title character’s same last name include Mr. Deeds and Mr. Deeds Goes to Town.