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R| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
For the past year, rookie CIA agent Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds) has been eager to prove himself while cooling his heels at an inactive South African post. He gets the chance when Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington), a turncoat operative, is brought to Weston's safe house for debriefing. But soon after Frost's arrival, mercenaries attack, and Weston and Frost barely escape with their lives. The two men must join forces and try to stay alive long enough to figure out who wants them dead.

Cast: Denzel Washington , Ryan Reynolds , Vera Farmiga , Brendan Gleeson , Sam Shepard , Ruben Blades , Nora Arnezeder , Robert Patrick

Director: Daniel Espinosa

Genres: Action, Thriller

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Safe House (2012)

Release Date: February 10th, 2012|1 hr. 55 min.

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critic reviews ( 36 )
fan reviews ( 70 )
  • Worse, Safe House asks us to believe that Ryan Reynolds can outclass Denzel Washington in the art of being a hard-ass. Not on this planet, baby. show more

  • Safe House is an idea for a movie. It's a few blustery gestures in the direction of a story, with five good actors doing their best, trying to hold up the barest frame of an idea, while investing the surrounding emptiness with all the truth they can muster. show more

  • Safe House has two powerful performances at its core, a hectic plot, a huge body count and a mild sense of déjà vu amid the pulse-quickening tension. show more

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  • June 09, 2012 dz00000000125727
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  • June 09, 2012 jackd1207
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    Storyline was okay. Solid performances by both Washington and Reynolds. Near non-stop action and the CGI graphics weren\'t distracting as in so many action flicks. Very entertaining movie.

  • June 02, 2012 Daze
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    Go watch it! We enjoyed it.

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