'Hobo With a Shotgun': Director Jason Eisener's top ten favorite (NSFW) movie deaths

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Don’t waste your time asking director Jason Eisener how many people die in his shlock-tastic bloodbath Hobo With a Shotgun. “I don’t know,” laughs the Canadian filmmaker. “I haven’t done a kill count!”

Interested parties can do their own murder-math from today as the Rutger Hauer-starring Hobo begins its theatrical run in New York and AustinTo get you in the mood for the mayhem, we asked Mr. Eisener to give us his favorite (and often very NSFW) movie murders, which you can watch after the jump.

The Fury (1978)
Telekinetic body explosion
Jason Eisener: The bird’s-eye view is mind-blowing.

Day of the Dead (1985)
Zombies tear Captain Rhodes in half
Jason Eisener: I want my last words to be, “Choke on ‘em!”

Turkey Shoot (1982)
Warden machine-gunned to smithereens
Jason Eisener: Start this clip at 1:34!

Opera (1987)
Shot through the peephole
Jason Eisener: The two things that could help the main character get taken out by one bullet. There are legends behind the making of this scene.

Street Trash (1987)
Technicolor meltdown
Jason Eisener: A bum drinks body-melting Tenafly Viper while on the toilet!

Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
Prison goon punched through the jaw
Jason Eisener: Awesome

The Toxic Avenger (1984)
Skippy goes bicycling in Tromaville
Jason Eisener: One of my all time favorite Troma moments (start the clip at 1:04)!

The Visitor (1979)
An unwanted passenger
Jason Eisener: One of the most amazing “Nature Causes Extreme Havoc” scenes I’ve ever seen committed to film (start the clip at 11:40).

House (Hausu) (1977)
The piano death
Jason Eisener: This is such is beautiful madness.

The Plague Dogs (1982)
Beautiful countryside, nasty end
Jason Eisener: Unexpected animated horror as dog greets hunter

More from EW.com:
‘Hobo With a Shotgun': How a $150 fake trailer became the year’s maddest movie
‘Hobo With a Shotgun’ director Jason Eisener’s NSFW short film ‘Treevenge': Watch it here
‘Hobo With a Shotgun’: Check out the new, NSFW poster

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  • Dink-Dinkins

    These are great!!! Can’t wait for HOBO!

  • Mo

    This was really funny. That House clip almost looked like it could have been a Japanese energy drink spoof from 30 Rock! When I looked at the synopsis of that movie on Wikipedia, it sounds like the rest of the movie is just as insane, if not more. Hilarious! The hobo on the toilet one was kinda weak, I thought. It was so awesomely bad that it was just… bad. The Plague Dogs sounds awesome and depressing, I had never heard of that movie or book. The one death scene that just killed me as a kid is nothing like any of these, but I still can’t think about it without getting a funny feeling in my stomach, and that’s the original The Fly. “Help me!” I watched it again when I was older and more jaded, and it still got to me. I wonder if, after watching these ten, it still would…

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