River rapids movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant river rapids movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense and melancholic films and TV shows about / with river rapids, river, chase, violence, friendship, survival, murder, waterfall, wilderness and death plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as river rapids: Dangerous Waters (1999), Paddington 2 (2017), Bird Box (2018), Blood Money (2017), The Ornithologist (2016), Dragonfly (2002), Surfacing (1981), Devil's Hill (1988), Primitives (1980), Gold Fever in Lapland (1999).

List of river rapids movies

Dangerous Waters (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A river expert (Connie Selleca), her boy friend (Matt McCoy), and her children go on a river rafting trip. But things go awry when they are taken captive by escaped convicts searching for stolen money.
Plot: river, river rapids, rafting, criminal gang, family in danger, greed, wilderness, waterfall, father figure, teenage girl, drowning, bag of money ...
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 7.9
 44K
Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.
Plot: train, bear, animal, neighbor, birthday, sugar, prison, reading a newspaper, artist, escape, breakfast, wig ...
Place: south america, big ben london
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 6.7
 197K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: disturbing, emotional, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, blindness, suicide, survival horror, fear, murder, bird, creature, chase, running, parents and children, pregnancy ...
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 4.5
 2K
Blood Money (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three friends on a wilderness excursion must outrun a white collar criminal hellbent on retrieving his cash, but soon their greed turns them against each other. A modern re-telling of Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948).
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: pistol, friendship, money, balcony, wilderness, semiautomatic pistol, underground, aerial shot, cigarette smoking, chase, suv, woman with a gun ...
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The Ornithologist (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Portugal, France, Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Stranded along a sublime river fjord in northern Portugal, a hunky ornithologist is subjected to a series of brutal and erotic Stations-of-the-Cross-style tests.
Style: avant garde
Plot: gay, bird, forest, homoeroticism, gay sex, water, homosexuality, initiation, boar, train tunnel, reflection in water, phone ringing ...
Place: portugal
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 6.1
 35K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, doctor, mystery, romance, dealing with death, lovers apart, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, venezuela, colombia, chicago illinois, latin america
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Storybook Classics: The Legend of Hiawatha (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Hiawatha is just a boy when his tribe's wise man foretells of a drought that will plague his people. As a man, Hiawatha is chosen to make a perilous journey to far- away White Mountain, where he must learn the secrets of the Great Bear in order ...
Plot: snake, beaver, teepee, toad, eagle, cave, wolf, animal attack, human animal relationship, waterfall, snow, dog ...
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 4.6
 106
Surfacing (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Margaret Atwood's best seller, Surfacing plunges you into the mysterious depths of the hostile Northern wilderness. Following her father's puzzling disappearance, Kate (Kathleen Beller), and her city-bred companions brave the ...
Plot: disappearance, search, attempted rape, missing father, falling off a cliff, moose, hunter, skinny dipping, wilderness, river rapids, dead bird, cave painting ...
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 6.5
 30
Devil's Hill (1988)
Genre: Family
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Tasmania, a boy is sent to stay with cousins while his mother is ill and discovers a wilderness adventure.
Plot: river rapids, thunder, search, lost, rope, campfire, snake, aunt niece relationship, harmonica, cousin cousin relationship, fireplace, camp ...
Place: australia
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 2.9
 281
Primitives (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three students, Tommy, Rita, and Robert, and their guides head into the jungle to study primitive tribes separated from civilization. However, the students say the one tribe they visit isn't primitive enough, and they want to find some really ...
Plot: cannibalism, eating, camera, flashback, hallucination, chase, rage, fear, blood, friend, tradition, dying ...
Place: indonesia
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Gold Fever in Lapland (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 116 min.
Plot: gold rush, lapland, gold digger, violence, nature, gold, happiness, friend, friendship, greed, river rapids
Time: 1860s, 19th century
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Challenge Of The McKennas (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A former priest becomes embroiled in the drama raging between a Mexican rancher, his unhappy daughter and psychotic son whilst dealing with his own issues of guilt and a loss of faith. A new relationship with the local brothel keeper seems to offer ...
Plot: rope bridge, shadow, apache, facial scar, betrayal, death of father, grand canyon, skinny dipping, knife fight, campfire, warning, punched in the face ...
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The Lost City of Z (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.
Style: suspense, inspirational, meditative, factual, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, tribe, expedition, journey, explorer, amazon, travel, destiny, archaeology, mission, colonel, river ...
Time: 1920s, victorian era, 19th century, year 1954, 20th century ...
Place: south america, england, france, bolivia, ireland ...
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The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, investigation, murder, corruption, neo noir, political conspiracy, political corruption, reporter, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, latin america
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 5.6
 3K
Up the Creek (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race. Forced and bribed into this role, they make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, gag humor
Audience: teens
Plot: college, race, cheerleader, drinking, military school, rivalry, friendship, ambition, militant, lifestyle, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, campus
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Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: orphan, family, redemption, siblings relations, criminal heroes, escapades, friends, small town life, heroes, disorder, family life, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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: suspenseful, rough, scary, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, stalking, psychopath, wilderness, in the woods, youth, deadly, gory, fugitives, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
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 6.4
 1K
The Creeper (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five doctors on a wilderness outing are stalked by disfigured, crazed killers.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, burned alive, stalking, dam, hiking, vacation, cabin, maniac, decapitation, river, severed head, doctor ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
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Without a Paddle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, hippie, treasure, friendship, adventure, wilderness, surfing, reunion, map, lake or river, escapades, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, mexico, mine, washington state ...
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White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: safari, elephant, obsession, adventure, wilderness, danger, polish, society, showbiz, obsessive quest, friendship, friends ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: africa, uganda, california, texas
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White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, survival, save the day, young heroes, escapades, friends, anti heroes, family relations, americana, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1890s, 19th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
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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: feel good, exciting, sincere, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, wilderness, friendship, survival, youth, danger, nature, guide, summer, camp, adventure, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
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Jungle Holocaust (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An oil prospector escapes from capture by a primitive cannibal tribe in the Philippine rain forest and heads out to locate his missing companion and their plane to return home.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: survival, jungle, cannibalism, cannibal, snake, crocodile, danger, adventure, escapades, landing, gory, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia
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 6.4
 8K
True Legend (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Su Qi-Er, a wealthy man living during the Qing Dynasty who loses his fortune and reputation as a result of a conspiracy against him. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and reemerges as a patriotic hero ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, army, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, monk, rescue, rivalry, parents and children, step siblings, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 1900s
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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The Spitfire Grill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Percy brings change to the small town, stirring ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, redemption, friendship, prison, false accusation, church, self discovery, couple relations, friends, social relations, hopes, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, kentucky, ohio, new england
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: fugitives, pow, captivity, confined, survival, gulag, danger, getting home, adventure, human spirit, wehrmacht, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union, poland, alaska ...
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 6.7
 28K
Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, realistic, epic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: vengeance, chase, civil war, survival, wilderness, on the run, bullet, storm, colonel, frontier, union soldier, ex military ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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 6.2
 588
The Ruffian (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of friends who plan to recover crates full of gold from a fall in Canada.
Plot: seaplane, disabled person, man in a wheelchair, racketeer, sunken treasure, truck, shot to death, underwater scene, mountain, lake, champagne, flashback ...
Place: canada
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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: exciting, semi serious, sincere, clever, humorous ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, murder, grudge, rape, battle, gunslinger, on the road, gang, old west, track down, partners, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oregon, usa, africa
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 7.3
 94K
Rescue Dawn (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, vietnam war, soldier, torture, violence, escape, pow, military, pilot, airplane shot down, pipe smoking, camp ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
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