Fire Down Below (1957)

Fire Down Below





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Old friends and business associates Tony (Jack Lemmon) and Felix (Robert Mitchum) are getting along swimmingly until an attractive woman named Irena (Rita Hayworth) creates a discord between the allies and disrupts their Caribbean smuggling operation. When an envious Felix betrays Tony, the two friends engage in a bitter fight for the girl, the business and their pride, but ultimately realize that their friendship is most important of all.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Max Catto, Irwin Shaw
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 10, 2004
Sony Pictures Entertainment


as Harbour Master

as Lt. Sellars

as Dr. Sam

as Jimmy Jean

as Captain

as Mrs. Canaday

as Hotel Owner

as US Sailor

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as US Sailor

as American

as Bartender

as Waitress

as Young Man

as Young Man

as Drunken Young Man

as Dancer

as Dancer

as Other Dancer

as Other Dancer

as Other Dancer
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

The film gets right the Caribbean atmosphere (filmed in Trinidad) but nearly drowns over its turgid melodramatics and how perfunctory it's all played out.

Full Review… | June 14, 2008
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