Good for Nothing
Good for Nothing (2012)

Inspired by the Spaghetti Westerns and celebrating the Western genre with an interesting twist, Good for Nothing follows an odd romance and the resulting emotional confusion of an outlaw who reluctantly develops strong feelings for a woman… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: April 24, 2012
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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

Beauty and the Beast meets Sergio Leone in this amusing Western import.

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Sam Adams
AV Club

The film's antipodean locales provide plenty of uncharted territory, vast expanses of untamed land that offer endless opportunity but little guidance. A man could get lost out there, and Wallis does.

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Matthew Sorrento
Film Threat

In a film working off tradition, Good for Nothing moves to uncertain genre territory.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

A slender movie of humble, welcome charms.

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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice

Good for Nothing has a nice comic sense of the brushfire eruptions of Western violence...

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Michael Dequina

Wallis and his lead pair play the proceedings with such deadpan earnestness that makes for an off-kilter energy that is often quite funny and, more importantly, consistently engaging.

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John Anderson

A droll New Zealand parody with a tone so deadpan it becomes laugh-out-loud funny.

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Dominic Corry admirably slick production...

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Jonah Flicker
Paste Magazine

Unfortunately, Good For Nothing's references and aspirations are a bit higher than what is actually on the screen.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
JY Skacto
Mike Wallis' <i>Good for Nothing</i> isn't good for much.<p>Part of the story is fit for a comedy, but this film isn't funny at… More