High Plains Drifter (1972)

Film details


Western. A mysterious stranger, dressed in black, rides into the town of Lago one day and makes a pact with the frightened townspeople to protect them from three newly released convicts who have vowed to avenge themselves on Lago for being sent to prison. In return the Stranger is given the run of the town, which the townspeople start to begrudge him.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top