Good Deeds Reviews

  • Good Deeds
    • Genre : Drama, Romance
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : PG-13
    • Duration : 111 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Lionsgate Films
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.

    • Readers Rate
      4 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • we get things like establishing shots and coverage and a cohesive look that tend to be absent in his earlier efforts
    by Alonso Duralde [The Wrap ]
  • we get almost everything we expect from his films, except for this: It's boring
    2 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • way too much talk about sacrifice and self-improvement
    2 of 4 by Stephen Cole [Globe and Mail ]
  • there is no faith-based message, but the moral is obvious: persistence pays off
    2 of 5 by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News ]
  • the potential exists in Good Deeds for a thoughtful examination of class divisions within the African-American community
    2 of 5 by Thomas Leupp [ ]
  • the film doesn't coherently explore this theme
    Review rate : C by Sam Adams [AV Club ]
  • sadly, that tone is funereal, and it's always a beat out of step with the rhythms of both real life and most movies
    0.5 of 4 by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe ]
  • relentlessly unsurprising in its plotting and borderline comical in its melodramatic flourishes
    by Joe Leydon [Variety ]
  • much cut-rate melodrama ensues, none of it particularly painful to watch
    2 of 5 by Keith Uhlich [Time Out New York ]
  • melodramatic slog riddled with laughable dialogue that wouldn't hold a made-for-TV-movie audience past the first commercial break
    0.5 of 4 by Linda Barnard [Toronto Star ]
  • it's no less savvy an entertainment
    3 of 5 by Alison Willmore [Movieline ]
  • it lacks even the token Perry touch of comic relie
    Review rate : B- by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • graciously, this is but a speed bump in the structured but organically textured narrative landscape
    3 of 4 by Rob Humanick [Slant Magazine ]
  • flat movie in which he's hitting his "women as victims" theme a bit more lightly
    by Roger Moore [San Jose Mercury News ]
  • as usual in Perry's films, the characters are strictly one-dimensional- at least, until they're not
    by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter ]

Reader's Reviews

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