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Safety Not Guaranteed Reviews



out of 100

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  • 100

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia 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 profound to say about making the most of the present.

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  • 88

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    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger 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

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJohn DeFore

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

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen 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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