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, rough, suspenseful, talky and harsh films and TV shows about / with river crossing, escapades, culture clash, gun, friendship, death, mentor, brutality, murder and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as river crossing: Watership Down (1978), Hellbenders (1967), The Undefeated (1969), Funan (2018), Happy as Lazzaro (2018), Die Klasse - Berlin '61 (2015), The Glory Guys (1965), Attack and Retreat (1964), Road to La Paz (2015), Blair Witch (2016).

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: rabbit, adventure, friendship, survival, journey, violence, family, in the woods, animal life, bird, a vision, wounded animal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
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Hellbenders (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but not for Jonas, a ruthless Confederate officer who wants to continue the fight by reorganizing Confederate troops in the Southwest with the support of a large sum of stolen money. He devises an elaborate ruse to allow his ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: bar fight, old west, siblings relations, heist, military, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, soldier, chases and races, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, friendship, revolution, soldier, mexican revolution, accomplice, bandit, cavalry, adventure, heroes, lone wolves, leadership ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, los angeles, usa, texas ...
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Funan (2018)
Genre: Animation, War
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Cambodia, Reunion, USA
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 ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, visually appealing, touching
Plot: family relations, communism, struggle for survival, separation from family, little boy, husband wife relationship, food, starvation, frog, setting a fire, full moon, leech ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, year 1975, year 1977, 20th century
Place: cambodia
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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: thought provoking, sincere, touching, exciting, inspirational ...
Plot: peasant, wolf, missing person, time travel, debt, blood, rich and poor, countryside, magic realism, slave, river, sheep ...
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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, river crossing, escape attempt, repression, arrest, friendship, reenactment, classroom
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: east berlin, east germany, berlin 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, cynical, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, military, rivalry, soldier, battles, cavalry, bar fight, survival, interracial relations, against the odds, racism, righting the wronged ...
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, world war two, italian army, nazism, courage, partisan, great patriotic war, nazi, soldier, italian history, bravery, snow ...
Time: year 1941, year 1942, 1940s
Place: russia
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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: car, journey, jacuzzi, tied to a tree, robbery, hotel, river, old man, hospital, river crossing, muslim, vintage car ...
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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, found footage, chase, violence, hostage ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
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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: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: misfit, hopes, friends, farm, disorder, couples, profanity, strong female presence, friendship, culture clash, couple relations, fish out of water ...
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: exciting, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, jungle, soldier, jungle warfare, escapades, buddies, heroes, war, military, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: burma, japan, asia, 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: captivating, stylized, bleak, epic, rough ...
Plot: desert, aborigine, countdown, maze, journey, outback, sandstorm, journalist, rescue attempt, tragedy, against the odds, realism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1850s, 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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, survival, military life, heroic mission, military, battles, danger, battle zone, anti war, siblings relations, wartime life, u.s. army ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
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: captivating, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, obnoxious boss, 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, Mexico
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, americana, gang, unlikely partners, tough heroes, escapades, danger, 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, odd couple, partners, wanted, track down, 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, bleak ...
Plot: human trafficking, child rape, sexual abuse, forced prostitution, sex slavery, child molestation, kidnapping, sex slave, missing child, slavery, sex with a minor, child pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico city, poland, texas, el paso texas, new york ...
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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, serious ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, promise, loss of friend, racial slur, on the road, vengeance, crimes, reluctant partners, last wish, partners, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, cincinnati ohio ...
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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: serious, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: american civil war, swamp, scout, master and servant, rivalry, love and romance, romance, family relations, power relations, wizards and magicians, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa
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Without Name (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, social problems, hopes, illegal immigration, train, corpse, rape, lifestyle change, youth, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, guatemala, new jersey ...
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Europa Europa (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are ...
Style: epic, realistic, contemplative, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, survival, german, hitler youth, nudity (full frontal - brief), communism, roommate, homosexual, heroes, hidden identity ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s
Place: latvia, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany ...
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The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: serious, captivating, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, rancher, cattle, on the road, buddies, crimes, gold, gunfight, teenage boy, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
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City Slickers (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: New York meets the west in this comedy starring Billy Crystal. Three New York business men decide to take a 'Wild West' vacation that turns out to not be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, cattle drive, friendship, midlife crisis, cowboy, buddies, vacation, radio, rain, bittersweet, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, colorado, new mexico, spain, new york ...
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, behind enemy lines, world war two, army, allies, heroic mission, battle zone, against the odds, soldier, mission, resistance, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 70s
Place: netherlands, holland, germany, europe, united states ...
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The Border (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A corrupted border agent decides to clean up his act when an impoverished woman's baby is put up for sale on the black market.
Style: atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, corruption, police, emigration, kidnapping, crimes, crime, rich and poor, opposites attract, family relations, interracial relations, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, california
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Blood and Chocolate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young teenage werewolf is torn between honoring her family's secret and her love for a man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, romantic, exciting, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, forbidden love, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, vampire human love, interspecies romance, transformation, romance, supernatural ability, supernatural, chocolate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania, bucharest, colorado, paris france
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Bad Girls (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: old west, on the run, prostitute, blonde, pistol duel, fast draw, small western town, revenge, friendship, escapades, lone wolves, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, colorado, oregon, new orleans
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Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Style: serious, thought provoking, atmospheric, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: settler, family relations, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, danger, escapades, isolation, husband wife relationship, tree ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: rough, sincere, suspenseful, epic, intense ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, partisan, military, behind enemy lines, battles, war crime, interracial relations, racism, war, village, military life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944 ...
Place: italy, europe, berlin germany, rome italy, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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