Safe House

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Thriller
Running Time:  115 min.
Release Date: February 10, 2012
DVD: June 5, 2012
Netflix: August 1, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 3.85
based on 246 votes and 98 reviews
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Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, Ruben Blades, Nora Arnezeder, Robert Patrick, Liam Cunningham, Joel Kinnaman


Bored by his post house sitting a CIA-operated safe house in South Africa, a rookie operative (Ryan Reynolds) goes on the run with a dangerous renegade (Denzel Washington) when the place is destroyed by mercenaries.

Now they have to figure out if the attackers are terrorists or one of their own—someone on the inside, before they know who they can trust.

Director: Daniel Espinosa
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Scott Stuber
Screenplay: David Guggenheim
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  • 5 stars "excellent solid action thriller, that will keep you on the edge of your seat. brutally intense shoot out and high speed chase scenes. a wonderful performance from reynolds and washington. highly recommend !"
  • 4 stars "fun movie!!"
  • 4 stars "very fun and entertaining movie. some good plot twists. denzel gives a good performance and reynolds matches up with him pretty well. good movie!!"