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The River Wild

Gail, an expert at white water rafting, takes her family on a trip down the river to their family's house. Along the way, the family encounters two men who are unexperienced rafters that need to find their friends down river. Later, the family finds out that the pair of men are armed robbers. The men then physically force the family to take them down the river to meet their accomplices. The rafting trip for the family is definitely ruined, but most importantly, their lives are at stake.

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
  • Release Date: 09/30/1994
  • Run Time: 108 minutes
  • Director(s): Curtis Hanson
  • Writers: Denis O'Neill
  • Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn
  • Cast: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, Joseph Mazzello, John C. Reilly, Benjamin Bratt, Elizabeth Hoffman, William Lucking, Stephanie Sawyer, Victor Galloway, Diane Delano, Thomas F. Duffy, Paul Cantelon, Glenn Morshower
  • Studios: Universal Pictures, Turman-Foster Company, David Foster Productions

The River Wild

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