Movies and TV shows like The River

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The River (2012)
 6.8
 16K
The River (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The River follows the story of wildlife expert and TV personality Emmet Cole. Emmet set course around the world with his wife, Tess, and son, Lincoln, while filming what would become one of the most popular shows in television. After he goes missing deep in the Amazon, his family, friends and crew set out on a mysterious and deadly journey to find him.
Style: scary, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized, wild
Plot: jungle, adventure, missing person, research, amazon river, supernatural, adventurer, mysterious place, expedition, search, magical, legendary, mystery, disappearance, danger, fear, paranormal activity, escapades, deadly, resourceful, dams cliffs canyons and bridges, producer, old friend, videotaping, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, south america, latin america

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Most similar movies to The River

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, supernatural, deadly, mystery and heroes mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The River: Siberia (2013), The Untold (2002), The Triangle (2005), The Lost World (1999), The Deep (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Siberia (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Siberia is an American mockumentary series about a reality television show where 16 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska. The show was filmed in Birds Hill Provincial Park just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns
Plot: survival, group of strangers, escapades, tv show, mystery, isolation, danger, adventure, mysterious place, confined, videotaping, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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100%
 3.6
 2K
The Untold (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts, The Untold is the story of Harlan Knowles, billionaire and President of Bio-Comp Industries who heads up a team of experts in a quest to locate a company plane that disappeared over the remote forests of the Pacific ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, survival, supernatural, sasquatch, danger, obsessive quest, rescue, crimes, legends and myths, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 9K
The Triangle (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A group of people haunted by their experiences within the Bermuda Triangle band together to confront its truths.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bermuda triangle, ocean or sea, time warp, wormhole, uncover truth, missing person, adventure, mystery, investigation, supernatural, danger, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
Style: scary, anthology, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious place, nightmare, supernatural, mysterious character, evil force, deadly, danger, wrong place wrong time, alternate reality, newlyweds, woman in danger, objects come to life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Lost World (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World is a syndicated television series loosely based on the 1912 novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World. Premiered in the fall of 1999, it ran for three seasons before it was cancelled on a ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: expedition, dangerous animal, jungle, dinosaur, stranded, time travel, lost world, adventure, adventurer, exploration, monster, imaginary ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 1K
The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, delves into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in peril.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: submarine, underwater scene, survival, danger, underwater, uncover truth, confined, ocean, ocean or sea, mysterious place, running out of air, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 864
Lost Tapes (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lost Tapes is an American television horror series that aired on Animal Planet. Produced by Go Go Luckey Entertainment, the program presents found footage depicting traumatic encounters with cryptozoological creatures, including the Chupacabra and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: beast, creature, videotaping, danger, mystery, urban legend, legends and myths, deadly, monster, disappearance, evidence, hoax ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do to have everything you desire? Step inside 666 Park Avenue, New York's most seductive address. We all have some burning needs, desires and ambitions. For the residents of The Drake, the premier apartment building on ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, fear, nightmare, desire, obsession, good versus evil, neighbor, danger, mysterious character, temptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour is a Canadian/American original anthology horror-fantasy series, with episodes each half an hour long. The series is based on The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie, and the books The Haunting Hour ...
Style: anthology, exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, fear, danger, escapades, monster, evil force, imaginary, mischievous children, youth, supernatural power, good versus evil, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.4
 228K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, special agents, scientist, fbi, experiment, alternate dimension, investigation, creature, top secret, danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, dinosaur, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, danger, love triangle, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, stalking, murder investigation, legends and myths, journalism, media, danger, law enforcement, heroes, investigation, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, snake, adventure, dangerous animal, survival, animal horror, treasure hunt, expedition, danger, rescue, research, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, borneo, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 101K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Peru, Brazil, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, snake, animal horror, danger, giant snake, amazon river, survival, boat, obsessive quest, lake or river ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, south america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, adventure, supernatural, investigation, surrealism, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, mystery, paranormal phenomena, deadly, german ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.3
 518K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, stranded on an island, mysterious place, plane crash, death, lost, human nature, adventure, destiny, asthma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 82K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, adventure, fate of humanity, society, chaos, escapades, worldwide chaos, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, nanotechnology ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 530
Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Plot: alien encounter, soldier, adventure, rescue, missing person, danger, deadly, escapades, military, jungle, government coverup, secret base ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.0
 3K
Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The residents of Haplin, Minnesota - also known as "Happy Town" - have enjoyed an uneasy peace while haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings. Now facing a disturbing new crime that brings unresolved fears to the surface, Haplin's ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, small town, crime, multiple suspects, who done it, missing person, crimes, mystery, paranormal activity, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.7
 1K
Cerberus (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The breastplate of Attila the Hun is stolen as it has clues to the location of the Sword of Mars. It is said the Sword of Mars made Attila invincible and is guarded by Cerberus.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, rescue, danger, missing person, heist, legends and myths, monster, kidnapping, curses spells and rituals, figment ...
Place: romania, usa, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mongolian Death Worm (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an American oil company sets up an experimental drilling plant out in the vast deserts of Mongolia, they awaken a nest. The deadly creatures begin to breed and spread, devouring everyone in their path. The only person who can stop them is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, adventurer, deadly creature, rescue, treasure hunt, adventure, danger, deadly, escapades, desert, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.8
 1K
The Mine (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five school friends seek adventure on Halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors may be true as they fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, sacrifice, paranormal activity, survival, danger, confined, youth, adventurer, trapped, halloween, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 5K
Zero Hour (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the publisher of Modern Skeptic Magazine, Hank Galliston has spent his career following clues, debunking myths and cracking conspiracies. But when his beautiful wife, Laila, is abducted from her antique clock shop, Hank gets pulled into one of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, captivating
Plot: ancient mystery, treasure, conspiracy, danger, legends and myths, riddles and clues, good versus evil, escapades, race against time, missing person, map, relic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.8
 29K
Helix (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, deadly virus, immortality, uncover truth, quarantine, zombie, deadly, danger, virus, secret place, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.1
 868
FreakyLinks (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FreakyLinks is an American television show that combined elements of horror, mystery, and comedy. It aired on the Fox Network from October 2000 until June 2001, for a total run of 13 episodes. The feel of the show closely modeled that of The X-Files ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary
Plot: investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, danger, paranormal activity, mysterious death, videotaping, group of friends, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.5
 847
Mandrake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An expedition led by adventurer Darren McCall and funded by the wealthy Harry Vargas braves the impenetrable jungle to retrieve a fabled bejeweled dagger from an ancient burial ground. But pulling the dagger from its rightful resting place awakens ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: curse, chaos, survival, adventurer, danger, jungle, adventure, escapades, rivalry, dangerous animal, ritual, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Dresden Files (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Chicago-based wizard works as a private investigator.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: magic, supernatural, magical, wizards and magicians, paranormal activity, investigation, private detective, wizards, mystery, imaginary, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 39K
Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prison, police investigation, uncover truth, investigation, time travel, crimes, murderer, disappearance, warden, law enforcement, manhunt, island ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A genetically created Anaconda, cut in half, regenerates itself into two aggressive giant snakes, due to the Blood Orchid.
Style: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant snake, betrayal, adventure, danger, obsessive quest, escapades, survival, jungle, deadly, dangerous mission, snake, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 2K
Nowhere Boys (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Four teenage boys get lost in the forest and discover, when they return home, that they are in an alternate world identical to theirs except for one startling difference - they were never born.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, supernatural ability, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, friendship, youth, supernatural, good versus evil, lost, danger, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%