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Safe House


Feb 09, 2012

Latest Home Video

Jun 04, 2012

MPAA Rating



Daniel Espinosa


Denzel Washington
Ryan Reynolds
Robert Patrick


2012 Universal Pictures

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds) wants to get more experience as an agent in order to climb the CIA ladder. He gets that and more when the safe house he is babysitting is asked to watch Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington), a rogue operative with enemies on both sides of the law.

Content Details

Why Is Safe House Rated R?

Safe House is rated R for strong violence throughout and some language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Safe House...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent depictions of fighting, beating, shooting, choking and stabbing, sometimes in a brutal context (some blood and detail shown).

- Depictions of torture.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references and innuendo.

- Limited embracing and kissing.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Safe House.

Ryan Reynolds is asked to safeguard the whole world when he is selected to become a Green Lantern. Denzel Washington plays characters championing racial rights in the movies Remember the Titans and The Great Debaters. Another rouge agent takes on his former employer in The Bourne Franchise (The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum).  

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Violence. Coarse Language.
AB 14A Brutal Violence.
MB 14A Not Recommended for Children, Brutal Violence.
ON 14A Violence.
QC 13+ Violence.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Safe House...

Safe House releases to home video on June 5, 2012.

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