A woman (Taraji P. Henson), home alone with her young children, learns no good deed goes unpunished when she agrees to let a stranger with car troubles use her phone. Actually an escaped convict (Idris Elba), the man returns her kindness with violence.
Why Is No Good Deed Rated PG-13?
No Good Deed is rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, menace, terror, and for language.
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Violence: The movie contains scenes of both non-graphic and explicit violence. Several characters are shot and killed at close range. A character is strangled before having her neck broken. Another is killed with a garden implement. Characters are choked, violently stabbed, hit with heavy objects and brutalized. Bloody wounds are shown in several scenes. Couples argue. A man slaps a woman and knocks her down. Later a woman slaps a man and knocks him down. A car crash causes some bloody facial injuries. Flashbacks of a gruesome murder are repeatedly shown. A character falls out of a window after being shot several times in the chest.
Sexual Content: A woman wears a low cut dress. Some crude sexual innuendo and comments are included. The outline of a naked man is shown. A character is involved in an affair. Some embracing and kissing is shown.
Language: Two strong sexual expletives are used in a non-sexual context. Other profanities, scatological slang, crude and vulgar language and terms of Deity are also included in the script.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink beer and wine. Some smoking is shown.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Release Date: 6 January 2015
No Good Deed releases to home video (Blu-ray and DVD) with the following bonus materials:
- “Making a Thriller” Featurette - Producers Glenn S. Gainor and Will Packer, as well as Director Sam Miller, Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson discuss the process of making a thriller, developing relatable characters, and incorporating exciting action while telling a real and raw story.
- “The Thrill of a Good Fight” - Taraji P. Henson and Idris Elba discuss the intense physicality of the fight sequences and what goes into creating a thrilling fight.
- “Good Samaritan” - Taraji P. Henson and filmmakers discuss Terri's decision to help a stranger during the night.