|Safe Haven (2013)|
|Rating: 6.7/10 (66,740 votes)
Director: Lasse Hallström
Writer: Dana Stevens (screenplay), Gage Lansky (screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (based upon the novel by)
Stars: Julianne Hough, Irene Ziegler, Jon Kohler, Tim Parati
Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Released: 14 Feb 2013
|Plot: 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.|
A woman leaves her house in Boston holding a bloody knife. She is shown moments later at the bus station trying flee town. She buys a bus ticket with her hair now cropped and bleached and stops in the small town of Southport, North Carolina. At the general store, she introduces herself as Katie. After acquiring a job as a waitress and renting a small house on the edge of town, Katie Feldman (Julianne Hough) befriends her neighbor, Jo (Cobie Smulders) and meets Alex Wheatley (Josh Duhamel), a widowed father of two young children, Josh (Noah Lomax) and Lexie (Mimi Kirkland).
Katie and Alex eventually start a relationship, and she becomes like a mother to Josh and Lexie. Meanwhile, Kevin Tierney (David Lyons), a Boston police detective, searches for his wife, Erin, and sends out false wanted posters saying that she is wanted for attempted murder.