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Genre Action
Running Time 86 min
MPAA rating Unrated
Release Date May 6, 2011
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Hobo With a Shotgun

A train rolls into its final stop. From one of the freight cars jumps a weary-eyed transient with dreams of a fresh start in a new town. Instead, he lands smack-dab in the middle of an urban hellhole, a place where the cops are crooked and the underprivileged masses are treated like insignificant animals. This is a city where crime reigns supreme, and the man pulling the strings is known only as "The Drake." Along with his two cold-blooded and sadistic sons, Ivan and Slick, he rules with an iron… Show more

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May 27, 2011 - Boston.com - Ty Burr/Globe Staff

The faux-grindhouse amuse bouche that calls itself “Hobo With a Shotgun’’ illustrates a modern B-movie principle: If you set out to parody junk, you will more than likely end up with junk. Garbage in, garbage out, as the net-heads used to say. A merrily blood-soaked homage to the vigilante action movies of the 1970s and early 1980s, “Hobo’’ is a good idea in theory that’s brought down by the banality of its practice.

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