Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds star in the action-thriller Safe House. Washington plays the most dangerous renegade from the CIA, who comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run. When the ... read more
Directed by: Daniel Espinosa
Release Date: February 10, 2012
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2012
Stats: 6,929 reviews
Flixster Reviews (6,929)
June 24, 2013
March 31, 2013
A decent action/thriller with a few twists. You know you are always going to get a good performance out of Washington. Maybe it could have done with a bit more action, it did seem to slow down quite a bit in parts. Overall though a good entertaining film if not anything new or gr...
January 27, 2013
Bourne is black... I mean back. No wait, this is the wrong review.
All jokes aside, it delivers high octane action enough to please action junkies alike. And with a premise that's somewhat interesting, "Safe House" is (wait for it...) a SAFE BET. LOL, GET IT?
Sorry, now really ...
November 22, 2012
While hardly breaking any new ground, Safe House has enough style and intrigue to keep you watching, in spite of knowing exactly how it will turn out (and hoping somehow that the script will suddenly get inventive and surprise me).
It isn't that the action isn't fun and that t...
September 20, 2012
Excellent film both Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds play a awesome part. In light of the recent invasion in to the US Embassy in Libya, this movie is realistic and full of action and suspense. A great movie if you have blue ray or a huge screen TV. 5 stars 8-19-12
September 16, 2012
Without a doubt, the first thing that sticks out about this movie is that it is basically Tony Scott (may he rest in peace) light.
That's not necessarily a bad thing either, as there are far worse reference points that director Daniel Espinosa and his crew could have made. Taki...
September 15, 2012
Reynolds and Washington were well together,with the fast paced action pack...
September 1, 2012
Daniel Espinosa's crime thriller, Safe House, only goes so far.
The film's first act is where the story thrives. The intrigue factor and character setup is rock solid; however, as the plot progresses, the excitement and mystery slowly fizzle away, leaving a final act th...
July 15, 2012
If you need a powerful performance for serious high quality espionage/wartime/crime type thrillers then you call on Mr Washington, its common knowledge. 'The Pelican Brief' 'Man on Fire' 'Inside Man' 'Courage Under Fire' 'The Manchurian Candidate' etc...the man is a serious actor...
July 13, 2012
Safe House is very slick and well directed and can boast being the only Ryan Reynolds film I've seen and liked so far. Story-wise, there ain't nothing new here but it passed the time suitably on my 12 hour flight home from Thailand. Looking forward to seeing more from Daniel Espi...
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