River battle movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant river battle movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, rough, epic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with river battle, horse, heroes, gun, gunfight, violence, fistfight, ambush, rivalry and river plots mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as river battle: The Battle at Lake Changjin (2021), The Last Outlaw (1993), Bad Man's River (1971), The Pirates of the Mississippi (1963), Cry of Battle (1963), Two for Texas (1998), Sacred Ground (1983), Hour of the Gun (1967), Savage Pampas (1965), The Road to Fort Alamo (1964).

List of river battle movies

The Battle at Lake Changjin (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Korean War, winter 1950. In the frozen and snowy area of Changjin Lake, a bloody battle is about to begin between the elite troops of the United States and China.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: korean war, chinese army, army, soldier, courage, heroism, cold weather, historical event, power struggle, fight, war, cold ...
Time: year 1950
Place: korea, china, north korea
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The Last Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a band of former Confederate soldiers who were part of a cavalry unit. Their commander, Graff (Rourke) had once been a heroic and staunch supporter of the southern cause, but after losing his family he became cold hearted and ...
Style: brutal, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, civil war, river battle, american civil war, cowboy, heist, chase, on the run, bank robber, kidnapping, murder, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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Bad Man's River (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of one million dollars.
Style: realistic, semi serious, tense, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, mexican revolution, cowboys and outlaws, old west, bank robbery, river battle, heroes, lone wolves, rebellion, rebelliousness, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
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The Battle on the River Neretva (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, West Germany, USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for the Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, battles, military, war, tank, judaism, river battle, wartime life, battle zone, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
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The Pirates of the Mississippi (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: European produced Western based on the novel by Friedrich Gerst├Ącker, set in the 19th century in a town on the banks of the Mississippi River. The area is plagued by a gang of pirates under the leadership of Captain Kelly, who live on an island in ...
Plot: horse, lawman, showdown, pirate ship, street fight, boat, river, pistol duel, gunslinger, epic battle, old west, pirate ...
Place: mississippi
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The Little Shepherd Of Kingdom Come (1961)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Director Andrew V. McLaglen's 1961 drama, based on John William Fox's novel, is the tale of a young man returning home after fighting in the Civil War. The cast includes Jimmie Rodgers, Luana Patten, Chill Wills, George Kennedy, Neil ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: civil war, american civil war, fistfight, battles, soldier, minister, combat, faith, horse, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, violence, union soldier ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kentucky
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 5.7
 274
Cry of Battle (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: During World War II, the spoiled son of a wealthy businessman finds himself involved in the guerrilla movement fighting against the Japanese, and finds romance and adventure.
Plot: world war two, violence, battles, interracial relations, gunfight, machete, interracial love, american soldier, fistfight, river, japanese soldier, truck ...
Place: the philippines
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 6.1
 295
Two for Texas (1998)
Genre: Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kris Kristofferson and Scott Bairstow are hunted fugitives from a Louisiana prison camp who come Two for Texas when they opt to lose themselves in a crowd by joining Sam Houston's Texas Volunteer Army.
Style: epic
Plot: war, horse, violence, massacre, mexican, sword, love interest, final battle, cavalry, ambush, native american, gunfight ...
Time: 1830s
Place: louisiana, texas
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 5.9
 244
Sacred Ground (1983)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: SACRED GROUND tells the fact-based story of a mountain man and his Indian wife who happen upon a partially built cabin and finish it for their own home, not realizing that they occupy a sacred burial ground. A Paiute burial party clashes with the ...
Plot: native american, grizzly bear, treasure hunt, cemetery, fort, fashion, horse, snow, witch doctor, indian burial ground, river battle, mountain man ...
Place: oregon
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Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The anti-terrorist team Delta Force destroys a billion dollar cocaine stash, to the extreme displeasure of drug cartel leader Umberto Salvatore. To retaliate, he hijacks a stealth submarine and threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, disaster, boat, satellite, martial arts, stash, tough heroes, heroic mission, confined, save the day, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Hour of the Gun (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, buddy cop, revenge, vengeance, old west, dishonesty, gang, manhunt, criminal heroes, vigilantism, tough law enforcer, chase ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: arizona
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 5.7
 380
Savage Pampas (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Spain, Argentina, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An Army captain (Robert Taylor) in Argentina learns why his lonely men are deserting to an outlaw's (Ron Randell) gaucho gang.
Plot: tragic event, combat, death of protagonist, soldier, horse, church, duel, musket, sword fight, bow and arrow, ambush, indian war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: argentina
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Robin Hood: The Ghost of Sherwood (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After selling his soul to a sorceress Robin is killed in battle. Distraught over these horrific turn of events Marian and Little John attempt to resuscitate Robin and his Merry Men. In doing so they inadvertently have turned the one-time heroes into ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: robin hood, undead, ghost, archer, adventure hero, sword fight, magic, german, legend, sword and sorcery, forest, death ...
Place: germany
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The Road to Fort Alamo (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lone rider comes across a dying soldier, the victim of an Indian attack, who gives him a paper authorizing the payment of $150,000 to the U.S. Army. The rider gathers some colleagues who disguise themselves as soldiers and who take the paper to a ...
Style: cult film
Plot: soldier, money, ambush, bank robbery, fistfight, bow and arrow, attempted rape, lieutenant, civil war, female prisoner, captain, native american attack ...
Place: arizona
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 3.5
 732
The King Maker (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the ient in an effort to find a man who murdered his father and, with luck, like many of their compatriots, to make his fortune. A vicious storm in the Indian ...
Style: realistic, epic, serious, rough, surprise ending
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, dishonesty, state affairs, royal family, legend, intrigue, love and romance, manhunt, master warrior, rivalry, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: thailand, asia
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Treasure of Matecumbe (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In post-Civil War Kentucky, young David Burnic becomes the unexpected heir to the family secret, a map leading to buried treasure on the Florida isle of Matecumbe.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, disney, buried treasure, youth, coming of age, archaeologist, lost treasure, cons and scams, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: florida
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A Time for Killing (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison and head for the Mexican border. Along the way, they kill a Union courier bearing the news that the war is over. Keeping the message a secret, the captain has his men go on and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, retro
Plot: american civil war, civil war, rape, escape, fortress, soldier, prosecution, hostage, battles, old west, heroes, military ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, arizona, new mexico, sonora, mexico
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The Three Musketeers (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer. He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is ...
Style: epic, funny, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: three musketeers, musketeer, swashbuckler, fight, royal family, royalty, sword fight, chase, farce, sword, culture clash, dark hero ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, england, new york, europe ...
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 6.1
 548
Texas (1994)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, battles, heroes, revolution, state affairs, escapades, obsessive quest, society, rebellion, military, politics, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: epic, exciting, entertaining, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, kids, boys' night, family outing ...
Plot: knight, robin hood, chase, folk hero, justice, sword fight, courage, betrayal, good versus evil, archer, medieval, greed ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century, 12th century
Place: england, europe, jerusalem, israel, holy land
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Rooster Cogburn (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and raping the women folk, Eula Goodnight enlists the aid of Marshal Cogburn to hunt them down and bring her father's killers to justice.
Style: humorous, harsh, melancholic, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: manly, family outing, girls' night
Plot: revenge, courage, battle of the sexes, teacher, spinster, outlaw gang, tough girl, u.s. marshal, raft, death of father, chase, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: africa, usa, oregon
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: uplifting, biblical, captivating, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: religion, slavery, ancient egypt, jewish, desert, ancient history, freedom, bible, self discovery, prince, pharaoh, hopes ...
Time: biblical epic
Place: egypt, africa, north africa
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 6.8
 10K
Chisum (1970)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: harsh, exciting, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: manly, kids
Plot: bounty hunter, cattle, old west, betrayal, justice, gunfight, aging, dishonesty, elderly, cons and scams, corrupt law enforcer, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 80s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, california, texas, usa, santa fe new mexico ...
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 7.3
 47K
Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, realistic, breathtaking, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, martial arts, strategy, kung fu, historical event, fight, visceral, revenge, ethnic conflict, idealism, assassination ...
Time: ancient times
Place: china, ancient china, rome italy, hong kong, asia
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 6.7
 62K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Style: harsh, stylized, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american attack, gunfight, friendship, tough law enforcer, murder, suspense, justice, law enforcement, cowboy, trust, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, texas, iowa
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 6.0
 21K
The Alamo (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
Style: realistic, factual, intense, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, gunfight, siege, justice, wartime, fight scenes, revolution, american history, rivalry, heroic mission, mexican ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, california, austin texas ...
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The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A roving bachelor gets saddled with three children and a wealth of trouble when the youngsters stumble upon a huge gold nugget. They join forces with two bumbling outlaws to fend off the greedy townspeople and soon find themselves facing a surly ...
Style: humorous, clever, funny, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: disney, orphan, youth, rich and poor, farce, chase, creativity, disaster, coming of age, humour, nerd, adoption ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 19th century, 1870s
Place: california, new orleans, usa
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 6.3
 2K
Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat, civil war, old west, tough heroes, gang, lone wolves, heroes, escapades, graphic violence, small western town, river battle, female gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, mexico, sonora
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 4.5
 221
Kill a Dragon (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chinese villagers hire a mercenary and his team of karate experts to help rid them of a gangster and his henchman who are threatening their island.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chinese, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, escapades, good versus evil, rescue, island, tour guide, temple, reluctant hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: china, hong kong, asia
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Incident at Phantom Hill (1966)
Genre: 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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, apache tribe, post civil war, buried treasure, mountain, stash, righting the wronged, battles, fugitives, vigilantism, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: texas, usa, arizona
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