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Red Band Trailer for ‘Hobo With a Shotgun’

WARNING: Trailer features content unsuitable for those under 17

Around the time that Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez released Grindhouse, they held a contest to see who could make a faux trailer for a grindhouse-type movie. The lucky winners Jason Eisener, John Davies, and Rob Cotterill who gave us the immediate classic Hobo With a Shotgun. Somewhere along the way, Eisener got some money to make a full-length feature film out of the trailer, much like what happened with Rodriguez and Machete and what will happen with Eli Roth’s Thanksgiving.

I wish this trailer was going to appear in front of Machete, released today, because it would receive a great amount of positive reactions. This is not the case though. Fortunately, we have the trailer for you here today. And being a big fan of the Grindhouse movie (and my excitement for Machete), Hobo with a Shotgun is something I need to see in the very near future.

The film stars Rutger Hauer (The Hitcher, Blade Runner), and is directed by Eisener.

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