Hobo With a Shotgun (2011) A hobo (Rutger Hauer, all grime, wrinkles, and too-good-for-a-hobo teeth) hops off a freight train in a nameless North American Gomorrah run by a sadistic… 2011-05-06 PT86M Action/Adventure Pasha Ebrahimi Rutger Hauer Robb Wells Magnet
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Hobo With a Shotgun (2011)

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Details Limited Release: May 06, 2011; Length: 86 Minutes; Genre: Action/Adventure; With: Pasha Ebrahimi, Rutger Hauer and Robb Wells; Distributor: Magnet

A hobo (Rutger Hauer, all grime, wrinkles, and too-good-for-a-hobo teeth) hops off a freight train in a nameless North American Gomorrah run by a sadistic crime king (Brian Downey). Then said hobo cleans up the place by shooting buckets full of guts. He also protects a nice, very Canadian hooker (Molly Dunsworth). Of course, there's a pomo twist to the whole overeager enterprise, in all its theoretical, film-school charm: Similar to 2010's Machete, the movie was born from a fake 
 trailer commissioned by Grindhouse directors Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez. (also available via on demand) B–

Originally posted May 04, 2011 Published in issue #1154 May 13, 2011 Order article reprints

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