Safe Haven

Safe Haven

DVD - 2013
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Based on the novel from Nicholas Sparks, a young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2013]
Edition: DVD.
Copyright Date: ℗♭2013
Branch Call Number: 791.4365 SAFE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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Sep 18, 2020

Good acting and liked the drama but some of the storyline was confusing to me from the start. One of the flashbacks should not have been a flashback. It should have followed the opening chase scene to show the protagonist's initial strategy. And another flashback should have been sooner in the movie to reveal the antagonist's true connection to the protagonist.

Jan 31, 2020

Love the location - beautiful - I would like to live there. Typical sappy show - slow in parts. If I'm in the right mood for slow and sappy, I might watch it again.

Jun 12, 2019

When fleeing her abusive husband katie (julianne hough) moves to a small town on the coast of North Carolina and starts a fresh new life leaving her past behind her i found that this movie was amazing with really strong acting i love when she is able to find safety and comfort in her new life . She keeps a low profile and works as a waitress at a fast food restaurant by the beach. she finally learns to trust and love again which I find really important she never deserved this to happen to her and it emotional that she is doing everything in her power to escape her past. It is actually a really good movie I would definitely recommend to watch i think older and younger adults would really enjoy it. I rate this movie a 4 out of 5. @movieslayer123 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Feb 05, 2019

A bit slow in parts that I speeded up, but a nice little movie.

I saw a clip of this movie on my computer and the little boy said are you surves about what his dad said about her hanging out with us sure i guess now tell me you don't think thats funny i think it can be a little bit for kids scine there are kids in this movie i mostly like it when they have kids in the movies it makes it more intresting and if there are actors i know form the movies then i watch them like Hilary duff or that girl from Mama MIA i have that movie i got that DVD as a christmas present from my ant i never knew i would like this movie because i never was into abba i still am not because i never grew up with them i was n't evan born when they sang you had dvds of them my dad would watch them i only knew dancing queen from the Lzzie Mcguire Party mix cd i barrowed from your collection when i was in grade 7 i only barrowed childerns cd why you guys may ask because i never knew in the adult side cds they would have the singers i know and love like hilary duff britney spears backstreet boys but i had all the backstreet boys cd but the cd with incomplete and all kinds of cds now i always barrow those cds instead of children cds execpt if it's KIDZ BOP with the songs they use for real singers yeah my dad barrowed the abba dvds from your collection witch you don't have them now you haven't had them for cooples years 2013 maybe.

britprincess1ajax Aug 07, 2017

Tread lightly. You're in the cliche-ed land of Nicholas Sparks stories now. Star-crossed lovers with terminal illnesses is his bag. I'm sure you know him: MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE, A WALK TO REMEMBER, THE NOTEBOOK, NIGHTS IN RODANTHE, and so on and so forth. This SAFE HAVEN is a mere continuation of that. A young lady appears all of a sudden in a pokey little town, running away from something (details emerge as the story plods on), and happens upon a widower with two young kids who together run the gas station. She is standoffish but is urged by her neighbour to let him into her heart. All the while, she is being chased by an obsessive cop. Why? Well, the answer is no shocking surprise; it actually feels formulaic, as if generated by the Nick Sparks 3000. Plug stereotype A into situation B with conflict C to result in ... wuv. Very reminiscent of far superior Julia Roberts picture SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY, I recommend you watch that instead of SAFE HAVEN.

Nov 04, 2016

Awesome movie, a romantic, suspenseful movie with an awesome surprise at the end.

Aug 02, 2016

Love Nicholas Sparks' stories. The last 15 minutes of this movie is well worth putting up with the slow, drawn out parts. Sweet love story of trusting again after spousal abuse. I love North Carolina for the setting - scenery was gorgeous. Lexie (the daughter) was a cutie. Would definitely watch it again.

Mar 10, 2016

Typical Nicholas Sparks. Two emotionally wounded people meet, fall in love immediately. Past comes to haunt them, they overcome problems. Sappy story. No logic either. If she left in a hurry where did the money come from for the house, bad as it is??? I used to love Nicholas Sparks... no more!!!

Mar 15, 2015

I saw the movie and I had liked it
this is based on a true story but not for children to watch

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