Hell and High Water
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A White House announcement concerning the explosion of a nuclear bomb outside the U.S. provides the framework for this drama that purports to tell the story behind the mysterious blast. The story begins with a group of scientists who are deeply concerned about the government's lack of preparation for nuclear war. To help them find the communist nuclear arsenals hidden in the North Pacific, they hire a submarine captain. The group is appalled to learn of a Russian plot to drop a bomb from an American B-29 on North Korea, knowing full well the U.S. would be blamed. To stop them, the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Hell and High Water more than holds its own with such other all-business '50s naval flicks as The Enemy Below and Run Silent Run Deep."
‑ Fernando F. Croce, Slant Magazine
"This is a tepid film by Sam Fuller standards, but still has enough salt in it to burn."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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