Homefront parents guide


A widowed DEA agent finds anything but rest in his new hometown

Release date November 27, 2013

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.

Why is Homefront rated R? The MPAA rated Homefront R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief sexuality.

Rating & Content Info

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.

Why is Homefront rated R? Homefront is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief sexuality.

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.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
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

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Cast and Crew

Homefront is directed by Gary Fleder and stars James Franco, Jason Statham, Winona Ryder.

Author Chuck Logan has written a series of novels that feature the Phil Broker character. Although this is not Sylvester Stallone's first attempt at script writing, he is better know as an actor. He can be seen in the Rocky franchise.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Homefront movie is March 11, 2014. Here are some details…

Homefront releases to home video on March 11, 2014.

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Jason Statham has made a name for himself in action movies. Look for him in The Transporter and The Italian Job. James Franco has played more divers roles, such as a wizard Oz The Great and Powerful and a scientist in Rise of the Planet of the Apes.