River movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant river movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, scary and humorous films and TV shows about / with river, lake or river, danger, death, murder, escapades, survival, boat, chase and runaway plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, Australia, France and other countries.
river
 1471
river movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as river: The River Wild (1994), Mud (2012), Jungle (2017), The Reaping (2007), Corn Island (2014), Black Water (2007), Suzhou River (2000), Mountains of the Moon (1990), River (2015), The River (1984).

List of river movies

 6.4
 43K
The River Wild (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: While on a family vacation, rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: river, hostage, wilderness, family in danger, bank robber, criminal, rafting, danger, survival, adventure, rescue, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, idaho
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 173K
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: atmospheric, touching, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: river, friendship, coming of age, first love, ex convict, bounty hunter, teenage boy, bittersweet, obsession, fugitives, peril, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arkansas, mississippi, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 52K
Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Colombia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: jungle, survival, adventurer, amazon rainforest, river, alone, rescue, raft, israeli, ends with biographical notes, hallucination, cross country trip ...
Time: 20th century
Place: bolivia, south america
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 43K
The Reaping (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, river, occult, save the world, swamp, miraculous event, curses spells and rituals, small town, sacrifice, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, egypt
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
bridge movies
1378
boat movies
2670
forest movies
3312
campfire movies
1396
 7.6
 4K
Corn Island (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Georgia, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Inguri River forms a natural border dividing Georgia from Abkhazia. One of the spring floods has created a little island in the middle of the river, as if made for the cultivation of corn. At least, this is the belief of an old peasant, whose ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: river, island, corn, family relations, wartime life, golden years, life is a bitch, elderly, teenage girl, military, female nudity, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 14K
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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: crocodile, animal horror, tourist, river, swamp, survival, danger, rescue, couples, tour guide, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 4K
Suzhou River (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, China, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in contemporary Shanghai. The film stars Zhou Xun in a dual role as two different women and Jia Hongsheng as a man obsessed with finding a woman from his past.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, river, mistaken identity, mermaid, destructive relationship, ransom, couples, haunted by the past, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, smuggling ...
Time: 90s
Place: shanghai, china, asia
Is relevant ?
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: expedition, survival, wilderness, river, friendship, betrayal, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, danger, exploration, mountain ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, victorian era
Place: africa, crimea, cairo egypt, london, brazil ...
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 2K
River (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the south of Laos, an American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman. When the assailant's body is pulled from the Mekong River, things quickly spiral out of control.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, serious
Plot: accused of murder, river, sexual assault, doctor, running from police, murder, volunteer, false accusation, pursuit, manhunt, chase, runaway ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand, laos, southeast asia, bangkok thailand, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 7K
The River (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Farming family battles severe storms, a bank threatening to reposses their farm, and other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: river, farmer, small town, countryside, factory, family relations, human nature, family life, parents and children, small town life, couple relations, forces of nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: tennessee, usa, birmingham alabama, alabama, california
Is relevant ?
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, journey, friendship, sword and sorcery, heroic mission, wizards, mythology, sword fight ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
Is relevant ?
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: river, jungle, greed, insanity, survival, apocalypse, lake or river, psychopath, heroes, adventurer, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, congo
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
waterfall movies
680
rifle movies
2329
rain movies
3137
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, fugitives, stalking, group of friends, in the woods, serial killer, deadly, youth, gory, river, wilderness ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
Is relevant ?
 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: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lake or river, danger, psychopath, serial killer, chase, river, survival, isolation, woman in danger, missing person, on the run, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 29K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crocodile, monster, dangerous animal, animal horror, animal attack, gory, tourist, danger, survival, river, isolation, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
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: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, intense, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: wilderness, friendship, survival, coming of age, danger, youth, river, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, lake or river, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 100K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Peru, Brazil
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, danger, survival, animal horror, giant snake, amazon river, boat, obsessive quest, lake or river ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
Is relevant ?
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: river, investigation, lake or river, youth, mystery, scooby doo, amateur detective, friends, resort, crimes, adventure, family ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
mountain movies
1402
jungle movies
1109
water movies
1283
horse movies
2884
 5.7
 58K
Lake Placid (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
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, tense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, dangerous animal, investigation, lake or river, animal horror, sea monster, eaten alive, gory, rescue, river, scientist, small town ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, new york, usa, boston, new england
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 298K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, survival horror, blindness, suicide, fear, bird, murder, post apocalypse, blindfold, netflix, pursuit ...
Is relevant ?
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aussie adventurer Steve Irwin aka The Crocodile Hunter has avoided the death-roll and nabbed another feisty croc, hoping to save it from poachers. What Steve doesn't know is that the crocodile has innocently swallowed a top secret US satellite ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, intense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: crocodile, adventure, survival, adventurer, river, heroic mission, rescue, danger, stalking, goofy hero, collision, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows Jim Bickerman, a poacher who discovers that his local lake is inhabited by man-eating crocodiles.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reptile, predator, escapades, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, deadly, woman in danger, survival, dark humor, trapped, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 18K
Zombeavers (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, 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, humorous, not serious, bloody, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, mutant, beaver, gory, deadly creature, danger, river, lake or river, death, monster, blood, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
village movies
2453
singing movies
3851
crying movies
3950
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: snake, crocodile, lake or river, sheriff, dangerous animal, danger, survival, river, escapades, rivalry, monster versus monster, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 2.9
 712
Scream (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends on a rafting trip down a river stop in at an old ghost town to spend the night. Soon their rafts disappear, and then they begin to be eliminated one by one by a mysterious killer.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: river, ghost, ghost town, buddies, mystery, confined, supernatural, danger, chases and races, psychopath, lake or river, family life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 217
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, hopes, family, rebelliousness, river, countryside, lake or river, getting home, faith, christianity, father son relationship, death of grandmother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, minnesota
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 721
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, touching ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, supernatural ability, hidden identity, supernatural, social relations, romance, river, small town, disorder, lake or river, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, atlantic ocean, quebec
Is relevant ?
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fishing, friendship, lake or river, disorder, culture clash, river, nothing goes right, society, escapades, alcohol, alcohol abuse, boat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: finland, europe, russia
Is relevant ?
 3.8
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crocodile, creature feature, spring break, prank, friends, teenage life, danger, dangerous animal, chases and races, ship, lake or river, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 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, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, psychopath, dishonesty, rivalry, isolation, couple relations, confined, manipulations, river, manipulation, lake or river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
running movies
1883
fire movies
3708
corpse movies
4922
map movies
map
1231
lake movies
1089
swimming movies
1479
flashlight movies
2235
knife movies
4419
scenic movies
1198
ambush movies
2162