Back Door to Hell

Film, Drama

Time Out says

A war movie shot for around three bucks in the Philippines and seemingly pitched at the sub-drive-in market. However, followers of Hellman should be able to discern traces of the futility that dominated subsequent films like The Shooting and Two Lane Blacktop. The script throws in much talk to disguise the fact that the budget couldn't accommodate more battle scenes, and amuses itself by giving a younger and greener Nicholson lines like 'You're the kinda guy who'd call Mahatma Gandhi a rabble-rouser'.

By: CPe


Release details

68 mins

Cast and crew

Monte Hellman
Richard A Guttman, John Hackett
Jimmie Rodgers
Jack Nicholson
John Hackett
Annabelle Huggins
Conrad Maga
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