Hobo with a Shotgun

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Hobo with a Shotgun

As the unnamed vagrant (Rutger Hauer) of the film's title meanders his way across the country, he wanders in to the encouragingly named Hope Town.

Sadly, this turns out to be a misnomer, the place being essentially the fiefdom of a viciously criminal family, corrupt officials and other such malefactors.

And, as he witnesses injustice pile upon felonious injustice, he snaps, takes up that twelve-bore and, with the gleeful insanity of the righteous vigilante, dishes out inventively gore-splattered retribution on the various factions who have been making the residents' lives a living hell...

(2011) Cert: 18

Hobo with a Shotgun synopsis

Originating as one of the spoof trailers in the Canadian release of the Tarantino/Rodriguez Grindhouse project, Jason Eisener's exuberantly blood-drenched directorial debut gives Bladerunner star Rutger Hauer a gun and a motive and lets him murderously loose on a town full of bad men

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