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Katie (Julianne Hough) is running away from dark secrets until she meets Alex Wheatley (Josh Duhamel) in the idyllic community of Southport, North Carolina. But the promise of peace in this safe haven is shattered when her past comes calling.
Why Is Safe Haven Rated PG-13?
Safe Haven is rated PG-13 for thematic material involving threatening behavior, and for violence and sexuality.
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Violence: Brief scenes of serious domestic disputes between a man and a woman include verbal arguments, physical altercations, choking and stabbing (with blood effects). A character pours gasoline on a building that later bursts into flames while a child is inside. A man pushes a woman to the ground and threatens her with a gun, and a character is shot.
Sexual Content: An unmarried man and woman kiss passionately. Sexual activity is depicted with non-explicit images of the couples’ backs and sides.
Language: Three scatological curses are used, along with a few terms of deity.
Drugs/Alcohol: An undeclared alcoholic is frequently seen drinking, including while driving. Intoxication leads a character to commit violent acts.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Safe Haven
Release Date: 7 May 2013
Safe Haven releases to home video (Blu-ray and DVD) with the following extras:
- Deleted and extended scenes
- Alternate ending
- Igniting the Romance in Safe Haven
- Set Tour
- Josh Duhamel’s Lessons in Crabbing