8 Movies You Didn't Realize Were Big Hits This Year
$207 million worldwide on a $85 million budget, $126 million domestic
Safe House opened the exact same day as The Vow-- February 10-- and has made almost the exact same amount of money domestically, with the two sitting side by side at #19 and #20 on the year's list of top domestic grossers. It was pretty expensive for a straightforward thriller, but as always, Denzel Washington delivered, with a shot in the arm for co-star Ryan Reynolds too, as he was coming off 2011's twin disasters Green Lantern and The Change-Up. It came out so early in the year that it's easy to forget, but Safe House has made more than The Bourne Legacy and Looper. All hail Denzel.
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