Hang 'Em High is a 1968 execution crime movie directed by Ted Post.
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They riddled him with bullets. They strung him up. They left him to die. But they made two fatal mistakes: they 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 guycool-headed, iron-willed and unrelenting in his pursuit of revenge. Oklahoma, 1873. Jed Cooper (Eastwood), mistaken for a rustler and killer, is lynched on the spot by crooked lawman Captain Wilson (Ed Begley) and a rampaging band of vigilantes. But as Wilson and his gang flee the scene, there's one very important detail they've overlooked: Cooper is still alive! Out for justiceand vengeanceCooper takes on the job of deputy marshal...and, one by one, tracks down the nine men who "done him wrong." Co-starring Inger Stevens as a beautiful widow, Pat Hingle as an unforgiving judge and veteran film cowboy Bob Steele as an aging prison inmate, Hang 'Em High is "as savage as it is well-made" (Los Angeles Times) - an action-packed, pulse-pounding western adventure!