High Plains Drifter

  • 1973
  • Movie
  • R
  • Western

Eastwood directs his first Western, and it's a knockout. HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER is a morality tale carved out of the harsh Western desert and directed with a panache that synthesized the styles of Sergio Leone and Don Siegel, two directors who had worked with Eastwood frequently. The result is one of the best Westerns of the 1970s. The story begins as a mysterious...read more

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High Plains Drifter - Trailer
00:36 — A nameless drifter is hired by the cowardly residents of a Western town to protect them from a ruthless gang of cons. Interesting direction by Eastwoo (more…)
High Plains Drifter - Official Trailer
02:18 — A nameless drifter is hired by the cowardly residents of a Western town to protect them from a ruthless gang of cons. Interesting direction by Eastwoo (more…)
(Movie Clip) Flea-Bitten Range Bums
Stranger (star and director Clint Eastwood) arriving in Lago, meets thugs at the bar then visits the barber (William O'Connell), violence coming soon, (more…)
(Movie Clip) What Took Her So Long?
Barber (William O'Connell), shaving sheriff (Walter Barnes) when Stranger (star and director Clint Eastwood) points out he's owed a bath, visiting wit (more…)

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Clint Eastwood's first Western as both director and star is a revenge tale that centers on a mysterious stranger who rides into a lakefront settlement, where the citizens beg him to defend them against a group of outlaws who have a score to settle with the (more…)

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  • Released: 1973
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Eastwood directs his first Western, and it's a knockout. HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER is a morality tale carved out of the harsh Western desert and directed with a panache that synthesized the styles of Sergio Leone and Don Siegel, two directors who had worked with… (more)

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