Hang 'em High

Hang 'em High

DVD - 1998
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Jed Cooper is mistaken for a criminal and is unjustly hung by the ruthless Captain Wilson and his nine-man gang, who leave him for dead. Cooper escapes the lynching and sets out on a deadly rampage of revenge against his persecutors.

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Nursebob
Mar 28, 2019

New Mexico and an MGM backlot stand in for the lawless wilds of old Oklahoma in Ted Post’s straightforward western which is heavy on the camerawork—lots of swinging nooses, sagebrush desert, and close-ups of Eastwood’s squinty eyes—but falls short of the morality play it was clearly meant to be. Aside from Pat Hingle’s animated presence as the "hangin' judge" plus a short but amusing turn on the gallows from veteran character actor James Westerfield and Ed Begley’s dead serious role as the head vigilante, everyone else turns in clunky performances especially Stevens whose tragic sorrow only goes skin deep and Eastwood who was just perfecting his immovable face and menacing monotone. Look for cameos from the likes of Alan Hale Jr., Dennis Hopper, and a very young Bruce Dern because there isn’t much else of note.

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lReaderl
Jul 30, 2018

Entertaining classic Western movie. Clint suits the main role, and the whole movie was simple/predictable. Recommend

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Derringer
Dec 02, 2017

Released in 1968 - This gritty, Hollywood Western goes well out of its way to shamelessly imitate the Spaghetti Westerns that were so popular at the time. As usual - Eastwood is over-praised for his bland, nothing performance.

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maddens
Aug 01, 2017

i love classic film and clint eastwood.he can war or western actor.he is very good actor.

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Calvacade
Jul 24, 2015

Ok Western starring Clint Eastwood ( after his successful bout in the Leone ' Man With No Name ' trilogy )- the film goes on mite too long and is a little muddled near the end.

aaa5756 May 17, 2011

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