River crossing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant river crossing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense and bleak films and TV shows about / with river crossing, river, escapades, death, friendship, horse, culture clash, heroes, gun and chase plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as river crossing: Watership Down (1978), The Undefeated (1969), Funan (2018), Incident at Phantom Hill (1966), Happy as Lazzaro (2018), Die Klasse - Berlin '61 (2015), The Glory Guys (1965), Attack and Retreat (1964), Walking, Walking (1983), Appalachian Trial (2004).

List of river crossing movies

Watership Down (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.
Style: emotional, serious, cult film, gloomy, adult animation ...
Plot: adventure, rabbit, friendship, journey, violence, survival, animal life, family, in the woods, a vision, gore, river crossing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
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The Undefeated (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, friendship, revolution, soldier, mexican revolution, bandit, accomplice, cavalry, adventure, crimes, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, 80s
Place: mexico, usa, latin america, los angeles, texas ...
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Funan (2018)
Genre: Animation
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Cambodia, Reunion
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cambodia, once the ancient kingdom of Funan, April 17th, 1975. The entire country falls under the tyranny of Angkar, the communist party of the Khmer Rouge. The cities are abandoned, the population is thrown to the roads and forced to walk towards ...
Plot: family relations, struggle for survival, communism, starvation, stabbed, separation from family, hunger, duck, escape, train, little boy, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1977, year 1975
Place: cambodia
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Incident at Phantom Hill (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, a major shipment of gold has been stolen and buried in the desert. Only one man knows the whereabouts of gold and the army sends captain Matt Martin to arrest him and come back with the gold. Martin, his prisoner and a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, escapades, lone wolves, heroes, chases and races, crimes, fugitives, adventure, fall in love, battle zone, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, arizona
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Happy as Lazzaro (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The tale of a meeting between Lazzaro, a young peasant so good that he is often mistaken for simple-minded, and Tancredi, a young nobleman cursed by his imagination. Life in their isolated pastoral village Inviolata is dominated by the terrible ...
Style: touching, sincere, thought provoking, exciting, inspirational ...
Plot: wolf, time travel, missing person, peasant, blood, debt, rich and poor, magic realism, countryside, slave, slavery, river crossing ...
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Die Klasse - Berlin '61 (2015)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Secondary school students from East Berlin are taking final exam in West Berlin (being politically rejected in GDR) as the Berlin wall is built. The dramatization is combined with interviews of the actual people 50 years later.
Plot: berlin wall, repression, reenactment, friendship, river crossing, escape attempt, arrest, classroom
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: east berlin, berlin germany, east germany, west germany
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The Glory Guys (1965)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though a fictionalized Western based on George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the film is almost a generic war story covering the enlistment, training, and operational deployment of a group of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, cynical, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, military, soldier, rivalry, love triangle, bar fight, cavalry, military life, politics, against the odds, society, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century
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Attack and Retreat (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Beautifully photographed and lyrically written, this largely factual account of Mussolini's disastrous invasion of Russia during World War II tells the story of an Italian regiment through the eyes of a farmer from Emilia, a plumber from Rome, ...
Plot: eastern front, italian army, world war two, nazism, courage, cold weather, bravery, sabotage, uniform, soldier, snow, frozen ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: russia
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Sasquatch, the Legend of Bigfoot (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Scientists mount an expedition to find a Bigfoot-type creature.
Style: psychotronic, semi documentary
Plot: bigfoot, native american, search, scientist, sasquatch, cabin, expedition, grizzly bear, valley, footprint, shaving, silhouette ...
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Walking, Walking (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Italian maestro Ermanno Olmi tells the tale of the journey of the Magi in this lyrical odyssey. The film focuses on a wise man who interprets his sighting of a comet streaking through the sky as a spiritual message. Joined by two associates, ...
Style: allegory, fairy tale
Plot: drawing, thief, insect, mercenary, spear, security guard, gold, spirituality, scorpion, ambush, devotion, actor ...
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God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After his father is murdered by the Nazis in 1938, a young Viennese Jew named Ferry Tobler flees to Prague, where he joins forces with another expatriate and a sympathetic Czech relief worker. Together with other Jewish refugees, the three make ...
Style: pre war
Plot: rabbi, national socialism, leg wound, jewish, river crossing, nazi occupation, consulate, police, ss, nazi germany, fascism, exile ...
Time: year 1938, year 1940
Place: marseille, paris france, prague
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Appalachian Trial (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four children are lost in the woods during a camping trip with their parents in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains.
Style: christian film
Plot: widower, hiking, father son relationship, river crossing, camping, lost, christian, christianity
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Road to La Paz (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sebastian is unemployed, finding pleasure only in his old Peugeot. He got married to his girlfriend Jazmin and having no income, he starts a job of a private ride service. One day, a regular customer, Jalil, an old Arab man suggests a long distance ...
Style: road movie
Plot: dog, river crossing, tied to a tree, vintage car, hospital, jacuzzi, car, old man, hotel, robbery, river, muslim ...
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Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, lost in the woods, forest, death, fear, missing person, friendship, tree, chase, violence, hostage, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
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The Miracle (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 1960s Turkey countryside. A newly assigned teacher finds out that the solitary village is missing a school. He gets fond of the village people and especially a disabled man. The teacher helps the village to build a new school and educate the ...
Plot: journey, children, handicapped, suicide thoughts, school teacher, countryside, pubic hair, train, thunderstorm, saving a life, nudity (full frontal - brief), miraculous event ...
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Black and White in Color (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them ...
Style: cynical, witty, biting, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: world war one, satire, military, soldier, colonialism, state affairs, interracial relations, war, human spirit, military life, political unrest, discrimination ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s, year 1914
Place: africa
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We of the Never Never (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on the well-loved Australian classic by Mrs. Aeneas Gunn, this is the remarkable true story of Jeannie Gunn, a woman who fought to overcome sexual and racial prejudice amid the harsh beauties of the outback. Leaving her Melbourne existence for ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: human spirit, couples, wilderness, profanity, strong female presence, graphic violence, fish out of water, social differences, misfit, society, against the odds, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Merrill's Marauders (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits and fighting ...
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, jungle, battles, soldier, jungle warfare, chaos, friendship, military, anti war, buddies, military life, danger ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: burma, asia, japan, pacific ocean, southeast asia
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Burke & Wills (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.
Style: stylized, captivating, epic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: desert, journalist, rescue attempt, journey, aborigine, outback, sandstorm, maze, tragedy, countdown, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1850s, victorian era, 1860s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, england
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When Trumpets Fade (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, survival, military life, military, heroic mission, battle zone, siblings relations, wartime life, danger, anti war, battles, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
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The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: rough, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, obnoxious boss, fish out of water, on the road, culture clash, americana, rivalry, father son relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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Wagons East (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, unusual plot structure, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, adventure, on the road, starting over, parody, gang, americana, unlikely partners, tough heroes, danger, escapades, satire ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, future
Place: california
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True Grit (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, harsh, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: cowboy, bounty hunter, manhunt, adventure, murder, hanging, vengeance, partners, wanted, odd couple, on the road, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
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Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: human trafficking, child rape, sexual abuse, forced prostitution, kidnapping, sex slavery, child molestation, sex slave, missing child, slavery, sex trade, pedophile ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico city, usa, texas, united states, new jersey ...
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Three Burials (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, promise, loss of friend, on the road, racial slur, vengeance, crimes, reluctant partners, last wish, hopes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, houston texas ...
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The Tempest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic is set in the Mississippi bayous during the Civil War.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: american civil war, scout, swamp, romance, master and servant, love and romance, rivalry, destiny, danger, supernatural, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa
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Without Name (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set on the border, where Mexico becomes the crucible and the fearsome gangs of today’s Mexican countryside, the gauntlet, to freedom. The stories of a girl living in Honduras and hungering for a brighter future, and two teen gang members, for whom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gang, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, social problems, chase, hopes, lifestyle change, youth, illegal immigration, train, robbery, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, guatemala, new jersey ...
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September Dawn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered by the native Mormons. All together, about 140 souls of men, women and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, old west, fall in love, americana, dishonesty, vengeance, interracial relations, forbidden love, small town life, deadly, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1840s, 1870s
Place: utah, usa, arkansas, salt lake city utah
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One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, tough heroes, crimes, adventure, obsessive quest, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, sonora ...
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The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, bounty hunter, hanging, psychopath, train robbery, gang, crimes, chases and races, obsessive quest, love affair, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, quarry, 70s
Place: montana, canada, missouri, usa, wyoming ...
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