Safe House

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Universal Pictures Released 2011

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Director:
Daniel Espinosa
Released:
2011
Rating:
R

Oscar-winner Denzel Washington stars in this high tension, action-packed thriller as a lethal prisoner who is escorted from a compromised safe house by a CIA Agent (Ryan Reynolds). They must make their way to another safe house in South Africa without being taken out by violent forces that want them both dead.

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  • 70

    The New York Times Manohla Dargis

    Essentially and very effectively a rollicking smash-and-crash chase movie that happens to be surprisingly well acted.

  • 70

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    Though Safe House may be too violent and nihilistic for everyone's taste, it does have several crackerjack action sequences.

  • 50

    Variety Justin Chang

    In contrast with the fragmented kineticism of Paul Greengrass' "Bourne" movies, there's no existential dimension to the shattered-glass aesthetic here; it's just raw, chaotic actio...

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