American Hangman is available in: English [Original] on Netflix USA

American Hangman

An unidentified man posts a live feed on social media showing that he has kidnapped two strangers and intends to kill one before the day is out. His intention is to hold a capital 'trial' online. As the authorities recognize what's happening, it becomes apparent that the online public is going to act as judge and jury.

A judge’s kidnapping is streamed live on social media, as a vengeful loner puts him on trial for supposedly sending an innocent man to his death.


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American Hangman (2019)
Rating: 5.8/10 (1,275 votes)
Director: Wilson Coneybeare
Writer: Wilson Coneybeare
Stars: Donald Sutherland Vincent Kartheiser Oliver Dennis Paul Braunstein
Runtime: 99 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Thriller
Released: 04 Jan 2019
Plot: 2 men are chained up in a basement. The captor has cameras aimed at them and is streaming it on the internet - turning it into a "trial" on the held, retired judge's last court case. The viewers become the jurors.