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Rated R · 100 minutes · 2013
Jason Statham and James Franco star in this piece of silliness from the pen of Sylvester Stallone. While I’m not giving it a good review, I can tell you that fans of Statham and Franco probably wont’ be too disappointed with this in that both do good jobs of presenting rather stupid material. Statham stars as Broker, a former DEA agent looking for a new life with his young daughter in a place that he so very obviously should’ve stayed away from. Franco stars as Gator, a small-time meth dealer looking to go bigger. When Statham’s daughter punches out his nephew on the school playground, Gator decides to get involved, and things go haywire. Statham is better than usual here, while Franco is actually kind of great as the bad guy. It’s just that Stallone’s screenplay is so routine you can guess the plot points 10 minutes before they happen. Still, it does have Kate Bosworth and Winona Ryder as meth heads, so you could do worse at the movie theaters.
Director: Gary Fleder
Producer: Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Templeton, John Thompson, Trevor Short, Avi Lerner, Boaz Davidson, Mark Gill, James D. Stern and Douglas Hansen
Cast: Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth, Frank Grillo, Izabela Vidovic, Chuck Zito, Rachelle Lefevre, Marcus Hester and Clancy Brown

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Colorado Springs Independent Stallone and a little girl find fitting Statham formula in Homefront Homefront, despite the title, is not a heartwarming Lifetime melodrama. It's a wildly ridiculous action flick. by MaryAnn Johanson 11/27/2013
Creative Loafing Tampa Homefront is an action-movie affront Jason Statham and James Franco square off in the boonies. by Anthony Salveggi 11/27/2013
Inlander Meth Labs Explode And not surprisingly, Jason Statham kicks James Franco's ass in Homefront by Maryann Johanson 11/27/2013
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Portland Mercury A Meeting of the Minds Homefront: Jason Statham and James Franco light up a quasi-parodic action flick. by Paul Constant 11/27/2013
The North Coast Journal Weekly Where's the Fire? Dallas wins this movie week by John J. Bennett 11/28/2013
The North Coast Journal Weekly All is Not Lost Redford sails, Statham and Disney coast by John J. Bennett 12/05/2013

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