- US / South Africa
- 1h 55min
- Directed by: Daniel Espinosa
- Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick,
- UK release: 24 February 2012
Rookie CIA agent Weston (Reynolds) is caretaking a safe house in South Africa when spook-turned-fugitive Frost (Washington) turns up carrying dangerous secrets. Assassins and mayhem follow. It doesn't always make sense but Espinosa directs in muscular style, with a cracking car chase and some fine acting. A weak ending lets it down.
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Safe House8 Feb 2012
Brutally slick but flawed action thriller starring Denzel Washtington and Ryan Reynolds
(15) 115mins Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds make a formidable partnership in Daniel Espinosa's Safe House, a brutally slick, if flawed, action thriller.
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