Homecoming (2009)

A former small-town golden boy returns to his hometown with his new girlfriend, only to find that his onetime high-school sweetheart isn't willing to let go of the past. In the working-class town where Mike (Matt Long) grew up, football… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 17, 2009
DVD Release Date: April 19, 2010
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Neither trashy nor self-consciously funny enough to make its genre-trapped ludicrousness sing.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

An unmitigated B-movie that isn't thrilling enough or cheesy enough to make it worth the trip.

Dorothy Woodend
The Tyee (British Columbia)

Horror has the capacity to be a truly subversive genre, and no film makes this point quite as blow to the head bluntly, as Joe Dante's Homecoming, the first film to be screamed in the series on Friday, January 13th.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

As ineffectual police work and broken feet stack up, the silliness gets out of hand.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Homecoming is coldly efficient for what it is. But what it is is trash.

Paul Chambers

This ripoff of "Misery" will make you miserable. Paul Chambers, CNN.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Everything, including the ending, plays out exactly as you'd expect.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

Nothing in the film is truly, laughably bad, but then -- unlike this year's Obsessed -- nothing is campily entertaining, either.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...there is so little new or innovative about it that if you're a normal moviegoer, you've seen it all before.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Really crappy movie.. the story line was good but the acting was off. Only by Mischa Barton. I just haven't liked anything she has been in since The Sixth… More
Daisy Maduro
After watching Homecoming, I found it a weak mix between Fatal Attraction and Misery.The plot was nothing new we had seen before, a scholarship was given to… More
Fascade Fiveoneeight
This movie wasn't too bad...mental glimpses of "Misery" and "Fatal Attraction" gives you this fairly good teen gone to college from… More
Deb Jarnagin
its pretty cool....
Erin Collins
Decent. Barton was better in this than she was in the O.C. Pretty predictable, and funny that the director is the same one that directs the TV show Teen Mom.