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High Plains Drifter

1973 Western

About

A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.

Directed by

Clint Eastwood

Written by

Dean Riesner (Screenplay)
Ernest Tidyman (Screenplay)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Clint Eastwood
as The Stranger
Verna Bloom
as Sarah Belding
Marianna Hill
as Callie Travers
Mitchell Ryan
as Dave Drake
Jack Ging
as Morgan Allen
Stefan Gierasch
as Mayor Jason Hobart
Ted Hartley
as Lewis Belding
Billy Curtis
as Mordecai

Lists

#435 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

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