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Based on 22 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 7 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Moralists, beware. Hobo looks like a garish cartoon puked up by a filmmaker overstuffed with cheap thrills and celluloid scuzz. What's not to like? show more

  • NA
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    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 high-gloss Kubrickian satire. show more

  • 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. show more

  • 70
    Scott Tobias NPR

    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 red-meat feeding of a feral midnight-movie audience. show more

  • 80

    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 living the dream. show more

  • 75
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    In its mocking but acutely observed style, Hobo is a well-designed cinematic mess: There are whiplash jump cuts, patches where the sound almost disappears, and the whole thing is projected in a queasy, faded Technicolor. show more

  • 50
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    A continuous parade of slaughter. show more

  • 38
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Hopefully the last, of the fake trailer spinoffs of 2007's "Grindhouse." It makes last year's "Machete" look like "The King's Speech." show more

  • 38
    Roger Moore Orlando Sentinel

    Hobo hits the screen as a grim, visually ugly, intermittently funny-occasionally preachy piece with only the estimable Mr. Hauer to recommend it. show more

  • 25
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Japan's Takashi Miike has the formula down pat, but Eisener has no idea how to give violence a touch of class. show more

  • March 19, 2013 cjkl17
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    this movie is awesome

  • July 08, 2011 trondajo2
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    Great atmosphere, feel, colors and of course, THE MUSIC!!

  • June 02, 2011 dontbugme323
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    I can\'t believe one of my friends invited me to see this movie at the midnight feature...

  • May 15, 2011 jpewther
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    A low budget indie with over-the-top violence, and hence sort of a self-satire. The audience was laughing at the goriest parts, and many clapped at the end.

  • May 07, 2011 Sheila
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    This movie looks great. I\'m interested

  • April 23, 2011 Greg
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    I saw it on demand! I think its going to be a cult classic like Texas Chainsaw Massacre.. Ruger Hauer always makes great movies. Thats why I chose to watch it in the 1st place. By the way if you\'re a wimp this film\'s not for you. Agree or dis agree?

  • April 06, 2011 laffstoday
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    Whose disturbed mind came up with this?

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