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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Rutger Hauer
Pasha Ebrahimi
Robb Wells
Directors
Jason Eisener
Screenwriters
John Davies
Jason Eisener
Rob Cotterill
Running Time
82 minutes

Hobo With A Shotgun
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Hobo With A Shotgun

Plot
A nameless, homeless man (Rutger Hauer) drifts into a city dominated by a family of gangsters who have bought off all law enforcement and allow crime to run rampant. Finally sickened by the bad situation, the hobo takes a shotgun from a pawn shop and becomes a vigilante avenger.


Verdict
Hauer’s best since The Hitcher. If Eisener calms down, he may have a career outside live-action ’toons. Or he might replace Hauer with Lance Henriksen and make seven direct-to-the-dungeon sequels in Bulgaria.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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