• Released
  • June 8, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 24 min
  • Comedy
  • 294 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A magazine intern (Aubrey Plaza) befriends a guy (Mark Duplass) who aspires to travel back in time.

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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's equally endearing as a sweetly funny romance between two likable oddballs and as a low-tech time-travel thriller, and has something...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Safety Not Guaranteed not only has dialogue that's about something, but characters who have some depth and dimension.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Aubrey Plaza proves she can carry a film with this multiplex-friendly comedy about time travel.
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Delightful proof that money and fame have nothing on ingenuity and wit, Safety Not Guaranteed is worth a million meaningless blockbusters.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Director Colin Trevorrow and writer Derek Connolly keep the film humming with funny and touching surprises. And Plaza is a flat-out...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's brisk and assured and never begs the audience's indulgence. No time is wasted. The movie is, at every moment, either funny or pushing...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's about time: Aubrey Plaza gets her own movie!
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Safety Not Guaranteed is a fable of ''redemption,'' and it's too tidy by half, but it is also very sweetly told.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The final scenes deliver a payoff worthy of the film's scrappy optimism, but that may not be the reason you walk out of the theater on a...
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70

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Safety Not Guaranteed is permeated with that aura of unfocused melancholy common to so many indies these days -- what are we all so damn...
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Rated R | For Some Sexual References and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Fresh sci-fi comedy has strong language, a little raciness.
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