The Ballad of Cable Hogue

The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

"Cable Hogue says … “Do unto others … as you would have others do unto you.”"
TMDb Score
72

Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local stagecoach line, and Hogue uses this to his advantage. He builds a house and makes money off the stagecoach passengers. Hildy, a prostitute from the nearest town, moves in with him. Hogue has everything going his way until the advent of the automobile ends the era of the stagecoach.

Starring
Jason Robardsas Cable Hogue
Slim Pickensas Ben Fairchild