Good People Synopsis
Young American couple Tom and Anna Reed fall into severe debt while renovating Anna's family home in London. As the couple faces the loss of their dream to have a house and start a family, they discover that the tenant in the apartment below them...
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RogerEbert.com

By Glenn Kenny
It could be that Franco and Hudson, while not phoning it in, bring personae that are just too familiar/conventional to spark a high level...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
There's probably enough content here to warrant a three-hour movie but Good People is only 90 minutes long.
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50

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

By Roger Moore
Danish director Henrik Ruben Genz (“Terribly Happy”) can’t hide his cards and rarely even tries to. He’s stuck with a script that has...
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50

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
James Franco again, more subdued and less hokey than usual, this time in something called Good People, the kind of routine thriller they...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Good People follows a familiar thriller template without managing to be particularly compelling.
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50

Variety

By Guy Lodge
Both stars are in agreeable if uncharacteristically muted form, doing little to distinguish Genz’s pic from any amount of formula-following...
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42

The A.V. Club

By Mike D'Angelo
Good People might have been better titled "Dumb People", or at least "People Who Have Never Seen A Movie In Their Entire Lives."
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40

The Dissolve

By Jen Chaney
What transpires in this adequately acted, uninventive film fails to add any fresh twists to the cash-vs.-conscience formula.
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38

Slant Magazine

By Tomas Hachard
It only overcomes its deficiencies and gains a modicum of entertainment value precisely when it commits to its illogical storylines and...
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30

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
Good People goes from being simply pedestrian to outright preposterous without batting an eye.
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Boring

By blada
Subpar plot, mediocre acting, and slow moving. Funny waste your money....

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Rated R | For Bloody Violence and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Jumbled, violent thriller about greed and consequences.
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