Beyond the Law (1968 Italian film)

Beyond the Law (Italian: Al di là della legge) is a 1968 Spaghetti Western film directed by Giorgio Stegani and starring Lee Van Cleef as Cudlip, Antonio Sabàto Sr. as Ben Novack and Gordon Mitchell as Burton. It was first distributed in the United States in 1971.[2]

Beyond the Law
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Directed byGiorgio Stegani
Produced by
Screenplay by
Music byRiz Ortolani[1]
CinematographyEnzo Serafin[1]
Edited by
  • Sergio Montanari
  • Edith Schuman[1]
  • Sancrosiap S.p.A.
  • Roxy Film GmbH & Co. KG[1]
Release date
  • 10 April 1968 (1968-04-10) (Italy)
Running time
93 minutes[1]
  • Italy
  • West Germany[1]


After robbing a stagecoach, the bandit Billy Joe Cudlip (Lee Van Cleef) becomes the friend of Czech immigrant Ben Novack, an honest engineer working for the mine company of Silverton. Cudlip is determined to "go straight", and after earning the trust of the citizens he is named the new sheriff of Silverton. But does he really want the job, or just access to the valuable shipments of the town's silver?



Beyond the Law was released in Italy in 10 April 1968.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Die letzte Rechnung zahlst du selbst". Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  2. ^ "Beyond the Law". All Movie. Retrieved 21 October 2013.

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