Hell or High Water is a 2016 American heist crime film directed by David Mackenzie and written by Taylor Sheridan, whose script was the winner of the 2012 Black List. The film follows two brothers who plan a bank robbery to save their family farm and stars Chris Pine, Ben Foster and Jeff Bridges. Filming began on May 26, 2015 in Clovis, New Mexico.
Texas brothers–Toby (Chris Pine), and Tanner (Ben Foster), come together after years divided to rob branches of the bank threatening to foreclose on their family land. For them, the hold-ups are just part of a last-ditch scheme to take back a future that seemed to have been stolen from under them. Justice seems to be theirs, until they find themselves on the radar of Texas Ranger, Marcus (Jeff Bridges) looking for one last grand pursuit on the eve of his retirement, and his half-Comanche partner, Alberto (Gil Birmingham). As the brothers plot a final bank heist to complete their scheme, and with the Rangers on their heels, a showdown looms at the crossroads where the values of the Old and New West murderously collide.