Lake or river movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lake or river movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, scary and tense films and TV shows about / with river, danger, deadly, escapades, survival, lake, boat, death, forest and monster plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
lake or river
 112
lake or river movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lake or river: Devil's Pond (2003), The Mooring (2012), Scorned (2013), Eden Lake (2008), Body of Water (2011), Return to Cabin by the Lake (2001), Cabin by the Lake (2000), Rogue (2007), Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015), The Current (2014).

List of lake or river movies

 5.3
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, serious, scary
Plot: woman in danger, psychopath, couple relations, newlyweds, kidnapping, isolation, honeymoon, love and romance, island, insanity, family problems, nervous breakdown ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.4
 1K
The Mooring (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every 40 seconds a person goes missing. In northern Idaho, a group of teenage girls attended a summer camp to help them connect with nature without technology. They were told it would be a summer of change. As the girls' houseboat is suddenly ...
Style: scary, tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: river, psychopath, chase, serial killer, forest, survival, missing person, isolation, woman in danger, confined, on the run, camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
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 4.6
 2K
Scorned (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sadie and Kevin have decided to spend a romantic weekend together at his lake house. But when an unexpected- and unfortunate- text from her best friend Jennifer to Kevin reveals a lurid love affair between the two, Sadie spirals a into a hunger for ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, surreal, slasher ...
Audience: date night
Plot: femme fatale, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, psychopath, isolation, confined, couple relations, river, manipulation, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.7
 86K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: suspense, slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, torture, forest, youth, camping, strong violent content, chase, gang, fear, murder, lost in the woods, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
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 5.3
 739
Body of Water (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Julia is a young lawyer who has been in conflict with her father for a long time. Her mother seems a bit insane, and Julia thinks that he is partially responsible for this. She has also split with the father of her son and tries to escape all these ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: countryside, legend, uncover truth, supernatural, ghost, life is a bitch, river, family secret, secret, past, repressed memory, swimming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
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Return to Cabin by the Lake (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murderous screenwriter Stanley Caldwell, who incidentally is thought to be dead, returns to the scenes of his crimes.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, hidden identity, river, monster, crimes, city life, obsessive quest, cabin in the woods, villain played by lead actor, casting couch, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Scooby-Doo and the gang are on the case when a mysterious lake monster starts scaring the guests at a summer resort in Erie Point, where Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy have taken on seasonal jobs to pay for a barn they accidentally burned down. But ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, funny
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: scooby doo, river, investigation, mystery, youth, amateur detective, crimes, resort, adventure, friends, halloween, lake ...
Time: 2010s
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Cabin by the Lake (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A screenwriter does research for his new script by actually kidnapping and drowning young girls. He then places them in his "garden" of other dead girls coming back daily to check on them. One girl narrowly escapes and the other bodies are ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, crimes, psychopath, missing girl, held captive, lake, writer's life, woman in danger, river, abduction, agent ...
Time: 90s
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Peculiarities of the National Fishing (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: General Ivolgin, forester Kuzmich, and good-natured Lyova lose their way on a fishing trip and wind up in a neighboring country, where they decide to have a good time anyway but end up leaving their vodka and fishing equipment behind.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fishing, alcohol abuse, friendship, disorder, culture clash, river, society, nothing goes right, escapades, submarine, male camaraderie, boat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, europe
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 6.2
 31K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, scenic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, monster, animal attack, dangerous animal, isolation, stranded, creature, death, survival, survival horror, travel, beast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: australia
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Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A giant alligator goes head to head with a giant Anaconda. The town sheriff must find a way to destroy the two monsters before they kill the whole town.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: snake, crocodile, monster, animal attack, creature, monster versus monster, sheriff, killer animal, creature feature, dangerous animal, sorority, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.9
 246
The Current (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake loves living in Chicago but when big city violence hits a little too close to home his parents buy a campground in rural Minnesota and move the family there. Jake hates living at the campground until he meets Peter, the boy across the river. ...
Style: christian film, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family, hopes, rebelliousness, river, countryside, getting home, christian, father son relationship, faith, christianity, death of grandmother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, minnesota
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 3.0
 294
The Corrupted (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A group of twenty-somethings are enjoying their stay at a lakeside cabin when a series of frightening and bizarre events derail their weekend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, survival, buddies, parasite, wilderness, river, forest, transformation, violence, monster, alien, tentacle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 6.2
 757
Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Vincent has an extraordinary ability: his strength and reflexes increase tenfold when in contact with water. To make full use of this gift, he settles in a region with many lakes and rivers, and that is isolated enough to allow him to live a ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, emotional, humorous, serious ...
Plot: fall in love, love affair, supernatural ability, supernatural, hidden identity, police, water, river, social relations, disorder, romance, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, atlantic ocean, quebec
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 3.7
 4K
Crocodile (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends including Brady Turner, Claire and Duncan McKay go out on a boat trip on a lake in Southern California, but their joyful weekend turns into horror, when a giant killer crocodile searching for its stolen eggs, picks off anyone who ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crocodile, animal attack, creature feature, prank, creature, dangerous animal, friends, teenage life, river, escapades, ship, monster ...
Time: 90s
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Surviving Crooked Lake (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A summertime canoe trip turns into a nightmare for four 14-year-old girls.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: survival, teenage girl, river, estrangement, buddies, escapades, youth, starting over, wilderness, teenage life, haunted by the past, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mee-Shee: The Water Giant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York City oil company troubleshooter is brought to a remote B.C. lake to look for some lost machinery. Cancelling a trip to Disney World with his son, he decides to bring the boy along. They both end up experiencing more excitement than Mickey ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: environmentalism, rescue, young heroes, adventure, family, treasure hunt, escapades, heroes, wilderness, family life, legends and myths, river ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: intense, sincere, exciting, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, coming of age, river, friendship, summer, youth, nature, adventure, teenager, mountain climbing, camping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey, california, usa, new york
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 7.4
 180K
Mud (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two teenage boys encounter a fugitive and make a pact to help him escape from an island in the Mississippi.
Style: emotional, suspense, suspenseful, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: coming of age, river, friendship, ex convict, childhood, bittersweet, fugitives, obsession, first love, destiny, adventure, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arkansas, mississippi, usa
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 4.8
 19K
Zombeavers (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: College friends find their weekend of sex and debauchery ruined when deadly zombie beavers swarm their riverside cabin.
Style: absurd, scary, humorous, sexy, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, beaver, monster, mutant, mutation, sorority girl, bear, death, brutality, stupidity, deadly creature, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.8
 15K
Black Water (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia.
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crocodile, survival, animal attack, swamp, tourist, rescue, creature feature, tour guide, couples, dangerous animal, monster, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
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Top of the Lake (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman haunted by her past, Detective Robin Griffin, investigates complex and unsettling cases.
Style: clever, bleak, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, female detective, disappearance, police investigation, policewoman, missing child, bodies, child rape, crimes, life is a bitch, self discovery, hidden truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new zealand
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 5.8
 62K
Lake Placid (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a man is eaten alive by an unknown creature, the local Game Warden teams up with a paleontologist from New York to find the beast. Add to the mix an eccentric philanthropist with a penchant for "Crocs", and here we go! This quiet, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, dangerous animal, eaten alive, sea monster, monster, investigation, creature, escapades, rescue, animal attack, disaster, creature feature ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, new york, usa, boston, new england
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 4.8
 106K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Peru
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, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, snake, adventure, dangerous animal, boat, animal attack, survival, monster, river, amazon river, strong violent content, giant snake ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
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 4.8
 242
Damned River (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group hires a guide to take them whitewater rafting down the Zambezi River in Africa, but what they don't know is that the guide is actually a deranged psychotic killer.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: river, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, soldier, stalking, on the run, mystery, crimes, adventure, escapades, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa
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River of Darkness (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When brutal murdering starts in a small riverside town, the sheriff must investigate and face the horrific past.
Style: rough, bleak, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, crimes, social misfits, rivalry, small town, chaos and mayhem, sheriff, city, small town life, investigation, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Heart of Darkness (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A trading company manager travels up an African river to find a missing outpost head and discovers the depth of evil in humanity's soul.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: survival, jungle, greed, insanity, nature, obsessive quest, heroes, adventurer, escapades, adventure, apocalypse, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, congo
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Incident at Loch Ness (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The German film director Werner Herzog sets out to the Scottish Highlands to make a documentary, "Enigma of Loch Ness", exploding the myth of the Loch Ness Monster. Meanwhile, another documentary film crew is making a film about Werner ...
Style: humorous, enigmatic, intense, absurd, satirical ...
Plot: legends and myths, monster, found footage, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, mysterious place, disorder, nothing goes right, filmmaking, lake, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: new jersey, europe, scotland
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Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: clever, suspense, captivating, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, private detective, multiple suspects, twists and turns, cruise, investigation, mystery, secrets, mentor, heir ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, africa, cairo egypt, north africa, england ...
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: bleak, tense, atmospheric, surreal, art house ...
Plot: expedition, gold, insanity, amazon, treasure hunt, amazon river, legends and myths, conquistador, obsession, adventure, river, treasure ...
Time: 16th century
Place: peru, south america, spain, andes mountains, latin america
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