High Plains Drifter

"Excellent"

High Plains Drifter Review


Clint Eastwood's second film as a director -- and his first western -- is a minor classic. High Plains Drifter takes a familiar story (drifter arrives in small town to protect it from outlaws -- and demands a pile of booty in return) and makes it perfectly watchable thanks to Eastwood's smarmy performance and a host of supporting players that acquit themselves well. Forcing the town to rename itself "Hell" and paint everything in it red is just the icing on the cake.


High Plains Drifter

Facts and Figures

Genre: Westerns

Run time: 105 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 22nd August 1973

Distributed by: Universal Pictures

Production compaines: Malpaso Productions, Universal Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Fresh: 25 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.6 / 10

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Starring: as The Stranger, as Sarah Belding, as Callie Travers, Mitchell Ryan as Dave Drake, as Morgan Allen, as Mayor Jason Hobart, as Lewis Belding, Billy Curtis as Mordecai, as Stacey Bridges, as Bill Borders, as Sheriff Sam Shaw, Paul Brinegar as Lutie Naylor, Richard Bull as Asa Goodwin, as Preacher, as Bootmaker

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