Homefront is a 2013 American action thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and released nationwide in theaters on November 27. Based on Chuck Logan's novel of the same name and adapted into a screenplay by Sylvester Stallone, the film stars Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, and Kate Bosworth. Filming began on October 1, 2012 in New Orleans. Homefront has received mixed reviews from critics, though the performances of Bosworth, Franco, and Statham were highlighted. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 42% rating, with an average score of 4.9/10, based on 107 reviews. The site's consensus states: "While it boasts a capable cast, the disappointingly dull Homefront hearkens back to classic action thrillers without adding anything to the genre." On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating based on reviews from mainstream critics, the film has a score of 40 out of 100, based on 35 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on an A+ to F scale.