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Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $703,372Details
International Box Office $131,581Details
Worldwide Box Office $834,953
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $2,402,777 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $1,020,830 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $3,423,607
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

A train pulls into the station—it’s the end of the line. A Hobo jumps from a freight car, hoping for a fresh start in a new city. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an urban hell. This is a world where criminals rule the streets and Drake, the city’s crime boss, reigns supreme alongside his sadistic murderous sons, Slick and Ivan. Amidst the chaos, the Hobo comes across a pawn shop window displaying a second hand lawn mower. He dreams of making the city a beautiful place and starting a new life for himself. But as the brutality continues to rage around him, he notices a shotgun hanging above the lawn mower… Quickly, he realizes the only way to make a difference in this town is with that gun in his hand and two shells in its chamber.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 8,189 $703,372
All Time International Box Office 7,200 $131,581
All Time Worldwide Box Office 10,398 $834,953
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,821 $703,372

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 6th, 2011 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
Video Release: July 5th, 2011 by Magnolia Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 86 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Tucker & Dale vs. Evil
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Keywords: Gangs, Revenge, Homeless, Sex Crimes, Corrupt Cops, Christmas in November, Vigilante, Organized Crime, Prostitution, Narcotics, Grindhouse, Based on a Fake Trailer
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Alliance Films, Rhombus Media, Whizbang Films, Yer Dead
Production Countries: Canada,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 3,205 $717 Aug 5, 2011 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,563 $717 Aug 5, 2011 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,653 $239 Aug 5, 2011 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,246 $2,205 Jul 29, 2011 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,425 $2,205 Jul 29, 2011 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,363 $551 Jul 29, 2011 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,684 $1,966 Jul 22, 2011 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,625 $1,966 Jul 22, 2011 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,763 $393 Jul 22, 2011 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 4,101 $2,101 Jul 15, 2011 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,772 $2,101 Jul 15, 2011 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,902 $420 Jul 15, 2011 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,301 $3,355 Jul 8, 2011 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,743 $3,355 Jul 8, 2011 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,820 $559 Jul 8, 2011 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,384 $6,304 Jul 1, 2011 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,621 $6,304 Jul 1, 2011 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,888 $630 Jul 1, 2011 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,635 $9,255 Jun 24, 2011 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,612 $9,255 Jun 24, 2011 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,830 $771 Jun 24, 2011 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 5,294 $7,236 Jun 17, 2011 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,942 $7,236 Jun 17, 2011 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,604 $517 Jun 17, 2011 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,530 $11,583 Jun 10, 2011 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,911 $11,583 Jun 10, 2011 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,393 $772 Jun 10, 2011 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,972 $12,888 Jun 3, 2011 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,098 $12,888 Jun 3, 2011 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,486 $921 Jun 3, 2011 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,207 $21,033 May 27, 2011 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,083 $21,033 May 27, 2011 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,796 $1,002 May 27, 2011 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,878 $19,759 May 20, 2011 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,452 $19,759 May 20, 2011 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,806 $2,470 May 20, 2011 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 8,660 $6,689 May 13, 2011 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,904 $6,689 May 13, 2011 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,997 $2,230 May 13, 2011 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 9,043 $12,046 May 6, 2011 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,113 $12,046 May 6, 2011 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,618 $6,023 May 6, 2011 3
Theater Average Limited Release 4,987 $6,023 May 6, 2011 3
Top 2011 Theater Average Limited Release 254 $6,023 May 6, 2011 3
Never Wide Domestic 2,278 $703,372 May 6, 2011 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,796 $703,372 May 6, 2011 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,773 19 May 6, 2011 0

Cast

   Hobo
Gregory Smith    Slick
Molly Dunsworth    Abby
Brian Downey    The Drake
Nick Bateman    Ivan

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Editor    Jason Eisener
Screenwriter    John Davies
Producer    Rob Cotterill
Producer    Niv Fichman
Producer    Frank Siracusa
Executive Producer    Mark Slone
Executive Producer    Victor Loewy
Line Producer    Andrea Raffaghello
Composer    Adam Burke
Composer    Darius Hobert
Composer    Giallos Flame
Casting Director    Deirdre Bowen
Casting Director    Sheila Lane
Costume Designer    Sarah Dunsworth
Production Designer    Ewen Dickson
Cinematographer    Karim Hussain

Blu-ray Sales: Holdovers Lord Above New Releases

July 20th, 2011

Lord of the Rings: Extended Edition Trilogy remained on top of the Blu-ray sales chart this week selling 104,000 units / $5.08 million for the week. It now has generated just over $30 million in sales in just two weeks, and even if you split that between the three movies, it's still an excellent run for a catalog title. More...

DVD Sales: New Releases Are Assassinated

July 19th, 2011

New releases were dead on arrival on this week's DVD sales chart. None reached the top five, while only three reached the top 30. This left Sucker Punch in top spot, but with only 105,000 units / $1.58 million units for the week giving it totals of 381,000 units / $5.71 million after two. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 5th, 2011

July 5th, 2011

It's a terrible week for new DVD and Blu-ray releases with no first run releases of note. There's not even an abundance of limited releases, TV on DVD releases, or catalogue releases to pick up the slack. The best-selling release according to Amazon.com is 13 Assassins on Blu-ray and it is also arguably the best. It's really the only competitor for Pick of the Week. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Hobo with a Shotgun

July 5th, 2011

This film has one of the strangest origins around. Hobo with a Shotgun was seen as one of the fake trailers in Grindhouse, but unlike the other fake trailers, this one wasn't directed by someone famous, but was the result of a contest. Not everyone who saw the film in theaters saw the trailer, but it was popular enough with those who did that it became the second Grindhouse Spin-off. So from contest entry to feature-length film. But was there enough in that first trailer sustain an 86-minute long film? More...

Per Theater Chart: Thor's Lonely on Top

May 10th, 2011

Thor was the only film to top the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart with an average of $16,618 in just under 4,000 theaters. Fast Five did come reasonably close to that mark with an average of $8,860, while the best limited release was Cave of Forgotten Dreams with $8,059. More...

Weekend Estimates: Thor Strikes with Mighty Opening

May 8th, 2011

Thor couldn't quite emulate Fast Five's debut, but a very solid $66,000,000 opening weekend for the Marvel superhero movie keeps the promising early Summer season rolling along very nicely. Respectable weekends for Jumping the Broom and Something Borrowed also helped this weekend continue the winning streak over 2010. More...

Limited Releases Try to Take on God of Thunder

May 6th, 2011

It is officially the beginning of summer, at least according to the movie industry. And while most eyes are on Thor, there's a bundle of limited releases trying to compete for limited box office dollars. I'm not overly bullish on most film's chances. There are a few films opening in way too many theaters, some that are opening with Tomatometer scores that would be terrible for wide releases, etc. There are also a few with good reviews or some advanced buzz, but going the limited release route is always a risk. Let's hope some can escape it. More...

2011 Preview: May

May 1st, 2011

Summer is officially upon us and after a depressing start to the year, we finally have some reason to be optimistic. April produced a few films that were stronger than expected and the last three weekends have produced wins in the year-over-year comparison. Granted, 2011 is a long way from matching 2010's pace, but if we can earn a few more wins this month, we could be in good shape going forward. In comparison with last May, the month starts off slowly this year, but comes on really strong by the end and looks much healthier overall. In fact, last May there were only three films to make more than $100 million at the box office. (Granted, two others came very close.) This year there are four films that might open with more than $100 million. Right now 2010 has about a $500 million lead on 2011, but hopefully by the end of the month that lead will be down to $300 million. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/06 73 $12,046   2 $6,023   $12,046 3
2011/05/13 82 $6,689 -44% 3 $2,230   $539,370 10
2011/05/20 62 $19,759 +195% 8 $2,470   $564,298 17
2011/05/27 60 $21,033 +6% 21 $1,002   $598,908 24
2011/06/03 63 $12,888 -39% 14 $921   $627,452 31
2011/06/10 60 $11,583 -10% 15 $772   $643,655 38
2011/06/17 74 $7,236 -38% 14 $517   $657,752 45
2011/06/24 69 $9,255 +28% 12 $771   $672,648 52
2011/07/01 71 $6,304 -32% 10 $630   $684,504 59
2011/07/08 84 $3,355 -47% 6 $559   $690,665 66
2011/07/15 89 $2,101 -37% 5 $420   $695,412 73
2011/07/22 88 $1,966 -6% 5 $393   $698,265 80
2011/07/29 86 $2,205 +12% 4 $551   $701,379 87
2011/08/05 113 $717 -67% 3 $239   $703,002 94

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/30 69 $1,633   21 $78   $600,541 25
2011/07/04 83 $446   10 $45   $684,950 60

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/06 73 $19,420   2 $9,710   $19,420 7
2011/05/13 80 $11,858 -39% 3 $3,953   $544,539 14
2011/05/20 61 $33,336 +181% 8 $4,167   $577,875 21
2011/05/27 60 $36,689 +10% 21 $1,747   $614,564 28
2011/06/03 65 $17,508 -52% 14 $1,251   $632,072 35
2011/06/10 62 $18,444 +5% 15 $1,230   $650,516 42
2011/06/17 77 $12,877 -30% 14 $920   $663,393 49
2011/06/24 70 $14,807 +15% 12 $1,234   $678,200 56
2011/07/01 72 $9,110 -38% 10 $911   $687,310 63
2011/07/08 80 $6,001 -34% 6 $1,000   $693,311 70
2011/07/15 91 $2,988 -50% 5 $598   $696,299 77
2011/07/22 88 $2,875 -4% 5 $575   $699,174 84
2011/07/29 91 $3,111 +8% 4 $778   $702,285 91
2011/08/05 115 $1,087 -65% 3 $362   $703,372 98

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/10/20112024,062 24,062$432,394$432,3941

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/10/2011722,483 22,483$409,190$409,1901

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