Yet another yuppie nightmare thriller, THE VAGRANT posits a Bum from Hell making life miserable for an uptight young professional. Unfortunately, unlike its more realistically played counterparts, this movie's approach is an awkward marriage of cheap laughs and queasy shocks.
The yuppie in question is Graham Krakowski (Bill Paxton), a young financial analyst who's working toward a promotion at his office and buys a new house across from a vacant lot. The lot is home to a gnarled, rangy vagrant (Marshall Bell), who's apparently not satisfied with outdoor living and
enters the house on a regular basis. The intrusion doesn't stop after Graham moves in, and the home...