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.
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, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, stylized, wild
Plot: jungle, adventure, missing person, research, mysterious place, adventurer, expedition, search, supernatural, danger, mystery, escapades, resourceful, dams cliffs canyons and bridges, producer, old friend, videotaping, amazon, magical, legends and myths, amazon river, disappearance, legendary, security guard, boat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, south america, latin america

Most similar movies to The River

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, deadly, supernatural, heroes and survival mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The River: Siberia (2013), The Untold (2002), The Lost World (1999), The Triangle (2005), The Deep (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 3K
Siberia (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, danger, tv show, mystery, escapades, isolation, adventure, mysterious place, videotaping, media, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 378 min.
Story: A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
Style: scary, anthology, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: mysterious place, supernatural, mysterious character, evil force, deadly, danger, wrong place wrong time, nightmare, alternate reality, woman in danger, objects come to life, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, sasquatch, supernatural, survival, legends and myths, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, obsessive quest, danger, adventurer, crimes, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lost World (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
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: stylized, offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: expedition, jungle, dangerous animal, dinosaur, stranded, lost world, exploration, time travel, adventure, adventurer, escapades, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 9K
The Triangle (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A group of people haunted by their experiences within the Bermuda Triangle band together to confront its truths.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bermuda triangle, ocean or sea, wormhole, uncover truth, missing person, adventure, supernatural, mystery, investigation, ghost, journalism, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 1K
The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, survival, danger, underwater, uncover truth, mysterious place, ocean or sea, running out of air, isolation, deadly, confined, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 801
Lost Tapes (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, realistic ...
Plot: beast, creature, videotaping, mystery, danger, urban legend, legends and myths, deadly, monster, hoax, disappearance, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 23 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, fear, danger, escapades, evil force, monster, mischievous children, imaginary, youth, supernatural power, child in peril, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, adventure, investigation, trapped, supernatural ability, danger, mystery, deadly, supernatural power, surrealism, totalitarianism, superior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.0
 511
Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, jungle, adventure, rescue, missing person, alien encounter, deadly, danger, escapades, military, secret base, government coverup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, stalking, murder investigation, danger, journalism, heroes, media, law enforcement, legends and myths, investigation, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.4
 216K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
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, scientist, special agents, fbi, investigation, creature, paranormal activity, experiment, alternate dimension, danger, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 94K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: 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, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, snake, danger, giant snake, amazon river, survival, lake or river, boat, animal horror, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, fear, nightmare, obsession, good versus evil, desire, neighbor, mysterious character, danger, dream come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, animal horror, snake, adventure, expedition, rescue, danger, survival, treasure hunt, research, betrayal, paralysis ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, danger, rescue, escapades, missing person, heist, legends and myths, monster, kidnapping, curses spells and rituals, figment ...
Place: romania, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.5
 774
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, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: chaos, survival, adventurer, jungle, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, rivalry, adventure, curse, ritual, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 80K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, survival, fate of humanity, society, nanotechnology, chaos, worldwide chaos, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, danger ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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, rescue, deadly creature, adventurer, supernatural, treasure hunt, adventure, danger, deadly, escapades, desert, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA
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, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant snake, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, adventure, survival, jungle, deadly, betrayal, experiment, hunting, eaten alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 5K
Zero Hour (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, riddles and clues, treasure, conspiracy, danger, good versus evil, missing person, escapades, race against time, legends and myths, map, relic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, serious, scary, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, sacrifice, paranormal activity, survival, danger, confined, adventurer, youth, trapped, abandoned mine, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 28K
Helix (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
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, virus, quarantine, deadly, danger, secret place, escapades, save the day, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 38K
Torchwood (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. The series is a spin-off from the 2005 revival of the long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who. Torchwood follows the exploits of a small team of alien ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, homosexual, supernatural, paranormal investigation, heroic mission, investigation, adventure, heroes, team, alien encounter, save the world, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.5
 2K
DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: DNA is a 1997 American science fiction action film starring Mark Dacascos and Jürgen Prochnow, and directed by William Mesa. Filming took place in the Philippines. The film was retitled ADN - La menace for its French DVD release, and Scarabée for ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, mad scientist, mutant, dangerous animal, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, gene manipulation, terminator, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 3K
Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, paranormal activity, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.3
 483K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: exciting, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, death, plane crash, destiny, adventure, stranded, air disaster, human nature, danger, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 774
Sheena (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sheena is an American action-adventure/fantasy television series which was produced for first-run syndication from 2000 to 2002. Based upon the comic book character Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, which previously spawned a popular 1950s TV series of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, sexy, wild
Plot: jungle, adventure, animal life, escapades, rivalry, danger, feral child, female warrior, strong female presence, heroes, orphan, strong female lead ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
King of the Lost World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's action-adventure classic, four plane crash survivors encounter danger in a world that time forgot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: jungle, space travel, human sacrifice, save the world, obsessive quest, airplane, adventurer, parallel world, supernatural, danger, scorpion, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 534
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, race against time, adventure, deadly, dangerous animal, supernatural, alien encounter, space travel, chaos, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%