List of river films and television series

This is a List of river films and television series. The list includes films, TV series, and documentaries that take place on a river or are about rivers and river explorers.

Media Title Released Country Director Notable cast Notes
Feature Jungle Cruise (film) 2021 Jaume Collet-Serra Dwayne Johnson,Emily Blunt Amazon River fantasy adventure
TV series The River (American TV series) 2012 United States Jaume Collet-Serra Bruce Greenwald,Joe Anderson,Leslie Hope Amazon River horror adventure supernatural
Independent film Big River Man 2009 John Maringouin Martin Strel, Borut Strel, Matthew Mohlke Amazon River documentary
Independent film The African Queen (film) 1951 United States John Huston Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley Adventure film
TV series Nile (TV series) 2004 UK Mike Gunton Catherine Schell, Kenneth Haigh, Michael Gough Documentary film
Film The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957 UK/USA David Lean Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins Based on a novel by Pierre Boulle; won seven Academy Awards
Film Mystic River 2003 United States Clint Eastwood Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon Based on a novel by Dennis Lehane; won two Academy Awards
Film The River[1] 1984 USA Mark Rydell Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey
Film A River Runs Through It 1992 United States Robert Redford Brad Pitt, Craig Sheffer, Tom Skerritt Based on a novella by Norman Maclean; won an Academy Award for Best Cinematography
TV series River 2015 UK Abi Morgan Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker A police procedural about a detective who is haunted by murder victims
Film Wind River 2017 United States Taylor Sheridan Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen A thriller about a murder investigation on an Indian reservation
Documentary FLOW: For the Love Of Water 2008 USA/France/Canada Irena Salina Maude Barlow, Vandana Shiva, Erik D. Olson An investigation into the growing privatization of the world's dwindling fresh water supply
Documentary River[2] 2022 Australia/UK/France/Germany/USA Jennifer Peedom Willem Dafoe, Robert Macfarlane A cinematic journey through the world's great waterways and their cultural and ecological significance
Documentary The Colorado River: Running Near Empty[3] 2010 USA Peter McBride[4] Peter McBride A photographic and film journey down the Colorado River from source to sea
Documentary TV series Der Rhein von oben[5] 2013 Germany ? ? A documentary series about the river Rhine
Documentary Rivers of Life (TV series)[6] 2019 UK/USA Mark Flowers, Simon Blakeney Michael J Hayes Series exploring the natural history and cultural importance of

the Nile, the Amazon, and the Yukon

(The category country refers to country of film or show production facilities)

See also Edit

Films titled 'River' Edit

Films titled 'The River' Edit

River Information Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "The River". IMDb.
  2. ^ "River (2021) - IMDb" – via
  3. ^ "The Colorado River: Running near empty". YaleNews. August 16, 2012.
  4. ^ "Pete McBride | National Geographic filmmaker and photographer".
  5. ^ Der Rhein von oben (Documentary), ARTE, Vidicom Media Productions, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), 2013-03-11, retrieved 2023-07-02
  6. ^ "Rivers of Life (TV Series 2019–2022) - IMDb" – via

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