No Good Deed (2002 film)

No Good Deed ( The House on Turk Street ) is an American- German thriller directed by Bob Rafelson from the year 2002. The plot is based on the short story The House on Turk Street by Dashiell Hammett from the year 1924.


The police investigator Jack Friar is asked by his neighbor to look in the Turk Street to the -lost 15 - year-old daughter. During the investigation Friar comes to a led by the gangster Tyrone gang who prepared a robbery, and is taken hostage. Friar and the girlfriend of Tyrone, Erin, become friends. There is a dispute between Tyrone and his accomplice Hoop, Erin also claimed for itself. Erin manipulates the men and incites the counterparty to realize.


Roger Ebert wrote in the Chicago Sun - Times, the theme of the film is that of the earlier films from Bob Rafelson - Five Easy Pieces and The Postman Always Rings Twice - similar. The film itself could not compete with the best works by Rafelson, but he was " thrilling " and offers the atmosphere of a film noir.


Bob Rafelson was nominated in 2002 for a price of the Moscow international film festivals.


The film was shot in Montreal. His cost of production was estimated at 12 million U.S. dollars. He played in the cinemas of the USA, a 181 600 U.S. dollars, 130,800 euros in Italy, in Spain 587,000 euros, in Russia the equivalent of 194,000 U.S. dollars.