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Hoping to spend more time with his family, a former DEA agent (Jason Statham) moves to the country. But instead of pastoral peace he discovers he has simply traded in the dangers of his city job for the threats of a local thug (James Franco). Sylvester Stallone writes the screenplay for this movie, which is based on a novel by Chuck Logan.

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief sexuality.

Why is Homefront rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Homefront is rated R for for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief sexuality.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Frequent depictions of fighting, beating, shooting and stabbing, with some blood and detail.

- Explicit torture.

- Gory images.

- Bullying.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

Sexual Content:

- Sexually suggestive scene with brief nudity.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references.


Approximately 190 instances of coarse language including:

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in aggressive contexts and once in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing and vulgar expressions.

- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Frequent portrayals of and references to illegal drug use and manufacture.

- Two scenes of drug use involving methamphetamine.

- Detailed substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language, Brutal Violence, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A