Hell or High Water (film)

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Hell or High Water is a 2016 American neo-Western crime drama film directed by David Mackenzie and written by Taylor Sheridan. It follows two brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster) who carry out a series of bank robberies to save their family ranch, while being pursued by two Texas Rangers (Jeff Bridges and Gil Birmingham). It was the final film produced by OddLot Entertainment due to its dissolution in 2015.

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Hell or High Water
The top of the poster is filled with frogs wearing cowboy hats. Beneath two men walk across a harsh landscape hauling two large black duffel bags.
Theatrical release poster
Directed byDavid Mackenzie
Written byTaylor Sheridan
Produced by
CinematographyGiles Nuttgens
Edited byJake Roberts
Music by
Distributed by
Release dates
  • May 16, 2016 (2016-05-16) (Cannes)
  • August 12, 2016 (2016-08-12) (United States)
Running time
102 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$12 million[2]
Box office$37.9 million[2]

Hell or High Water premiered at the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2016, and was theatrically released in the United States on August 12, 2016. It received critical acclaim, particularly for Pine, Foster, and Bridges' performances, Sheridan's screenplay, and the editing. It grossed $37.9 million on a $12 million budget. The American Film Institute selected it as one of its 10 movies of the year, and it was nominated for numerous awards, including four Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Bridges), Best Original Screenplay, and Best Editing.

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