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'''24th Moscow International Film Festival''' (2002)
'''24th Moscow International Film Festival''' (2002)
*Golden St. George: Bob Rafelson (nominated)
*Golden St. George: Bob Rafelson (nominated)
==Theatrical Trailer==
[[File:No Good Deed (2002) Trailer|thumb|right|335 px]]
[[Category:2002 films]]
[[Category:2002 films]]
[[Category:American independent films]]
[[Category:American independent films]]

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No Good Deed is a 2002 American crime thriller film directed by Bob Rafelson, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgard & Doug Hutchinson.

The film is based on Dashiell Hammett's short story "The House on Turk Street."

It was first entered at the 24th Moscow International Film Festival in 2002 and released in theaters a year later.


The film is about police detective Jack Friar (Samuel L. Jackson) who ends up being held hostage by a group of criminals that decide to rob a bank.


  • Samuel L. Jackson as Jack Friar
  • Milla Jovovich as Erin
  • Stellan Skarsgard as Tyrone Abernathy
  • Doug Hutchison as Hoop
  • Joss Ackland as Mr. Thomas Quarre
  • Grace Zabriskie as Mrs. Quarre
  • Jonathan Higgins as David Brewster
  • Shannon Lawson as Amy
  • Robert Welch as Willy


Box Office

"No Good Deed" had a limited release in theaters.

During its opening weekend, it debuted at #39 at the box office, grossing only $127,000. It closed in theaters on September 18, 2003. The total domestic gross was $181,600.

Critical Reception

On Rotten Tomatoes, "No Good Deed" was given a 20% rating based on 10 reviews and its average rating was 4\10.

Roger Ebert gave the movie three stars, saying the film's ending "strikes an unsentimental note that remembers the cynicism of classic film noir".


24th Moscow International Film Festival (2002)

  • Golden St. George: Bob Rafelson (nominated)

Theatrical Trailer


No Good Deed (2002) Trailer