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Safe Haven Reviews

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September 5, 2017
How long can writer Nicholas Sparks trade off his iconic blub-fest The Notebook?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 16, 2016
If you're a fan of Sparks, and like-minded feel-good romantic dramas, Safe Haven will deliver what you know and love; everyone else should be well warned by now.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 3, 2014
A movie whose punch line is so delightfully absurd that even after you pretty much know what's coming you spit out your Pepsi anyway.
December 26, 2013
All the usual romance and idyllic locations-and-vengeful-violent-ex-husband, up until the weirdest, most out-of-nowhere plot twist ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 18, 2013
few will leave the cinema feeling they've seen something original or affecting
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 9, 2013
While a predictable chick flick, Safe Haven is never dull. It's not particularly good, either.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 31, 2013
...the feel-good finale is unable to pack the emotional punch that Hallstrom is obviously striving for...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 13, 2013
A wholly inert lump of by-the-numbers syrup that's as boring as it is pointless.
May 14, 2013
This latest Sparks adaptation should please audiences seeking wish-fulfillment romantic fantasy; the new love depicted here is so pure and true it even receives supernatural endorsement.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 13, 2013
Sparks' field may be fertile, but it's also rich in manure.
Full Review | Original Score: C
May 7, 2013
Expect to gag early and often, and consider breaking up with anyone who forces you to sit through this.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
April 25, 2013
A bland love story that features a twist that feels more like a dupe.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
March 18, 2013
It's typical comfort food filmmaking and that's exactly what Safe Haven is: a mouthful of cotton candy. Empty, overly sweet, and likely to kill you from diabetes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
March 15, 2013
I don't know when has the sexy south has ever looked dry.
March 14, 2013
Safe Haven may be predictable and formulaic, but Hallström gives the proceedings a cosy glow and there are a couple of twists before the end: one blindingly obvious, the other blindingly dumb.
March 7, 2013
The surprise ending will probably cause you to regurgitate your popcorn.
March 7, 2013
Keeping up with the movie's inane plot twists makes for a capricious good time, but an unimaginative denouement turns the whole thing into a fool's errand.
March 6, 2013
...my movie-cry meter is more often pushed into the red by war horses and estranged mixed martial arts brothers battling each other in common resentment of an alcoholic Nick Nolte than it is by revelatory love letters. Your mileage will vary.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 3, 2013
It's beyond laughable ...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
March 3, 2013
An almost unendurably sentimental tale ...
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