New Release: Hobo With a Shotgun DVD and Blu-ray

Hobo With a ShotgunAfter building up quite a buzz on the film festival circuit, action movie Hobo With a Shotgun arrived on DVD and Blu-ray on July 5, 2011, from Magnolia Home Entertainment.

From new director Jason Eisener (The Rite), the film stars Rutger Hauer as a homeless vigilante, who, like the title suggests, is armed with a pump-action shotgun and blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas and other scumbags. Awesome!

Along with Machete, a trailer for Hobo won the Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez Grindhouse Trailer Contest and was featured in Grindhouse, leading to the filming of the full-length movie.

Hobo With a Shotgun was released in three versions: a single DVD ($26.98), Two-DVD Collector’s Edition ($29.98) and Blu-ray ($29.98). For a limited time, the two-DVD and Blu-ray versions include a downloadable digital copy.

Hobo With a Shotgun Blu-ray boxThe two-DVD and Blu-ray editions have these special features:

  • deleted scenes
  • alternate ending
  • video blogs
  • the winning trailer
  • commentary by Eisener and Hauer
  • commentary by Eisener, producer Rob Cotterill, writer John Davies and David Brunt, who they call the “original Hobo With a Shotgun”
  • making-of featurette
  • behind-the-scenes interactive “Shotgun” mode
  • and HDNet’s “A Look at Hobo With a Shotgun.”

Check out the trailer (not the original winning one, but the one with Hauer kicking butt):

 

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About Sam Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.