|release date||July 5 2011|
|starring||Rutger Hauer, Gregory Smith, Nick Bateman|
|tagline||Delivering justice one shell at a time...|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisLIMITED THEATERS MAY 6: A train pulls into its final station and a Hobo hops from a freight car. He has dreams of a fresh life in a new city, but finds himself trapped in an urban hell instead. A city where criminals rule the streets, landlords evict single mothers in the middle of the night, and where the city's crime boss, The Drake, reigns supreme with his sadistic, homeless-killing sons, Slick & Ivan. Through the chaos, the Hobo comes across a shop window displaying a second hand lawn mower and a shotgun, and decides it's time to cut the grass, make the city beautiful and start a new way of life. But after witnessing the brutality that encompasses this city, he realizes the only way to make a difference in this place is with a gun in his hand and two shells in its chamber.
Most already know the creation story behind Hobo with a Shotgun. After winning the SXSW/Robert Rodriguez Grindhouse Trailer contest, director Jason Eisener’s homemade movie trailer was included in Canadian theatrical screenings of 2007‘s Grindhouse. Sharing screen time with other fake trailers by the likes of Eli Roth and Edgar Wright, his two minute short film was deemed good enough to warrant the full-feature treatment, much like Robert Rodriguez’ Machete. But Jason Eisener sure as hell ain’t Robert Rodriguez. …Read More