They riddled him with bullets. They strung him up. They left him to die. But they made two fatal mistakes: The hanged the wrong man ... and they didn't finish the job. In his first American-made western, Clint Eastwood indelibly carves his niche as the quintessential tough guy - cool headed, iron-willed and unrelenting in his pursuit of revenge. Oklahoma, 1873. Jed Cooper (Eastwood), mistaken for a cattle rustler and killer, is lynched on the spot by rancher Captain Wilson (Ed Begley) and a rampaging band of vigilantes. But as Wilson and his gang ride off wih Coopers horse and saddle, there's one very important detail they overlooked - Cooper wasn't dead yet. Saved in the nick of time by a sheriff riding by, thrown into jail until his story was checked out - and then is offfered the job of Marshall in order to bring hard-handed justice to the Oklahoma Territory ... and to the nine men who "done him wrong."

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Hang 'Em High (1968)

PG-13

Western · 1h 50m · 8/4/1968

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Eastwood is Judge, Jury and Executioner!

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They riddled him with bullets. They strung him up. They left him to die. But they made two fatal mistakes: The hanged the wrong man ... and they didn't finish the job. In his first American-made western, Clint Eastwood indelibly carves his niche as the quintessential tough guy - cool headed, iron-willed and unrelenting in his pursuit of revenge. Oklahoma, 1873. Jed Cooper (Eastwood), mistaken for a cattle rustler and killer, is lynched on the spot by rancher Captain Wilson (Ed Begley) and a rampaging band of vigilantes. But as Wilson and his gang ride off wih Coopers horse and saddle, there's one very important detail they overlooked - Cooper wasn't dead yet. Saved in the nick of time by a sheriff riding by, thrown into jail until his story was checked out - and then is offfered the job of Marshall in order to bring hard-handed justice to the Oklahoma Territory ... and to the nine men who "done him wrong."

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Leonard Freeman Production, Malpaso Company, The

Budget

$1,800,000

Revenue

$6,800,000
Part Of
Cast
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Clint Eastwood

Marshal Jed Cooper
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Inger Stevens

Rachel Warren
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Ed Begley

Captain Wilson, Cooper Hanging Party
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Pat Hingle

Judge Fenton
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Ben Johnson

Marshal Dave Bliss
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Charles McGraw

Sheriff Ray Calhoun, Red Creek
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Ruth White

Madame 'Peaches' Sophie
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Bruce Dern

Miller, One of the 3 rustlers, and murderer
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Alan Hale Jr.

Matt Stone, Cooper Hanging Party
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Arlene Golonka

Jennifer, the Prostitute
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James Westerfield

Prisoner
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Dennis Hopper

The Prophet
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L.Q. Jones

Loomis, Cooper Hanging Party
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Michael O'Sullivan

Francis Elroy Duffy, Prisoner
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James MacArthur

The Preacher
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Joseph Sirola

Reno, Cooper Hanging Party
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Bob Steele

Jenkins, Cooper Hanging Party
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Bert Freed

Schmidt, the Hangman
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Russell Thorson

Maddow, Cooper Hanging Party
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Ned Romero

Charlie Blackfoot, Cooper Hanging Party
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Jonathan Goldsmith

Tommy, Cooper Hanging Party
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Richard Gates

Ben, Billy Joe's Brother
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Bruce Scott

Billy Joe, Ben's Brother
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Tod Andrews

Defense Attorney
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Mark Lenard

Prosecutor
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Roy Glenn

Guard
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Paul Sorensen

Prisoner on Scaffold
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Larry J. Blake

Prisoner in Compound
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John Wesley

Guard
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Bill Zuckert

Sheriff
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Hal England

Brother
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Robert Williams

Elwood the Gravedigger
Crew
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Ted Post

Director
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Leonard Freeman

Writer
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Mel Goldberg

Writer
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Leonard Freeman

Producer
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Richard H. Kline

Cinematograpy
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Leonard J. South

Cinematograpy
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Gene Fowler Jr.

Editor
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Dominic Frontiere

Music
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Disc Releases
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Hang 'Em High

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/18/1997

Disc Title Front Cover

Hang 'Em High

(DVD)

11/18/1997

Disc Title Front Cover

Hang 'Em High

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Hang 'em High

(Blu-ray)

5/10/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

Hang 'Em High

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

12/11/2018

Disc Title Front Cover

Hang 'Em High

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

5/11/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Hang 'Em High

(DVD)

11/3/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Hang 'Em High

(DVD)

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