Hobo With a Shotgun Synopsis
A homeless vigilante blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with his trusty pump-action shotgun.
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Movieline

Hit the B-movie sweet spot just right, as Jason Eisener mostly does in his gleefully gory Hobo with a Shotgun, and you could find yourself...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Moralists, beware. Hobo looks like a garish cartoon puked up by a filmmaker overstuffed with cheap thrills and celluloid scuzz. What's not...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
In its mocking but acutely observed style, Hobo is a well-designed cinematic mess: There are whiplash jump cuts, patches where the sound...
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70

NPR

By Scott Tobias
There's something pure about the crude pleasures of Hobo with a Shotgun, a pre-fab cult film that aspires to nothing more (or less) than the...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

A generic blast, Hobo with a Shotgun unspools like a spaghetti western but amped with enough testosterone to fill a video-game warehouse.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
There's a pomo twist to the whole overeager enterprise, in all its theoretical, film-school charm: Similar to 2010's "Machete," the movie...
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
A continuous parade of slaughter.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Hopefully the last, of the fake trailer spinoffs of 2007's "Grindhouse." It makes last year's "Machete" look like "The King's Speech."
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38

Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
Hobo hits the screen as a grim, visually ugly, intermittently funny-occasionally preachy piece with only the estimable Mr. Hauer to...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Is it good bad? Nah. It's just bad. It's so bad it makes "Machete," the other movie based on a mock trailer from "Grindhouse," look like...
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hobo with a shotgun

By Drez_Digital
It stands out and worth seeing just for the madness of it all....