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A homeless vigilante blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with his trusty pump-action shotgun.

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Logan (as Rob Wells)
Brian Downey ...
Drake
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Ivan / Rip
Drew O'Hara ...
Otis
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Chief of Police
André Haines ...
Large Man (as Andre Haines)
Agnes M. Laan ...
Prostitute (as Agnes Laan)
Duane Patterson ...
Pimp
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Santa
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Gang Leader
Zach Tovey ...
Gang Member #2 (as Zack Tovey)
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Storyline

A vigilante homeless man pulls into a new city and finds himself trapped in urban chaos, a city where crime rules and where the city's crime boss reigns. Seeing an urban landscape filled with armed robbers, corrupt cops, abused prostitutes and even a pedophile Santa, the Hobo goes about bringing justice to the city the best way he knows how - with a 20-gauge shotgun. Mayhem ensues when he tries to make things better for the future generation. Street justice will indeed prevail. Written by Greg Guy

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Delivering justice, one shell at a time...


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12 May 2011 (Netherlands)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,046 (USA) (6 May 2011)

Gross:

$703,002 (USA) (5 August 2011)
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While shot on a Red Epic camera, the film was digitally post-processed in order to make it look like it was shot on color reversal stock cross-processed in negative chemicals, which results in highly saturated, shifted colors. See more »

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Where Slick is about to saw at Abby's neck, the blade on his saw is quite shiny and obviously real, in the next shot when he holds the blade to her neck the blade is quite dull and flexes obviously, as it is made of rubber. See more »

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[first lines]
Hobo: Spare some change?
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References Cannibal Holocaust (1980) See more »

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It's perfectly awful!
6 April 2011 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This is a great example of a movie that is made to be corny, cheesy and fun to watch!

It was like watching a B movie 80's horror BUT it is meant to be that way instead of the usual happening where the movie was seriously made and you can't help but cringe at how bad it is!

Rutger Hauer is great as the hobo, funny as hell! I remember 'ol Rutger from wedlock and other decades old films of his so to see him in this is hilarious and couldn't help think what a great actor for agreeing to make this film (ok the real life truth is something different, money and fame, but i like my version of reality!)...quality!

I don't want to give away any spoilers and would just recommend that you watch it and remember it is meant to be a horror spoof kind of thing, so leave your serious head at the door...this film genre is a bit like machete i guess except machete sucks and this one doesn't...


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