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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).
Why Is Good Deeds Rated PG-13?
Good Deeds is rated PG-13 for sexual content, language, some violence and thematic material.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Good Deeds...
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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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.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Good Deeds...
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.