The River: Season 1 (2012)
Critic Consensus: Despite its gimmicky premise and occasionally silly storylines, The River is a moderately scary and clever supernatural thriller.
In season 1 of this paranormal drama, famed TV explorer Emmett Cole ( Bruce Greenwood ) goes missing while looking for "magic" in an uncharted part of the Amazon basin. Six months later, his wife Tess ( Leslie Hope ) , son Lincoln ( Joe Anderson ) and a film crew set out to find him. With supernatural encounters and powerful curses around almost every corner, their search proves to be more dangerous, and deadly, than any of them could have imagined. Steven Spielberg and Oren Peli are executive… More
as Emmet Cole
as Lincoln Cole
as Tess Cole
as Lena Landry
as Clark Quietly
as Capt. Kurt Brynildso...
as Emilio Valenzuela
as Andreus Jude "A.J." ...
as Jahel Valenzuela
as Lincoln (8 years old...
as Russ Landry
as Sammy Kirsch
as Jonas Beckett
as Manny Centeno
as Rosetta "Rabbit" Fis...
Friend Ratings for The River: Season 1
No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.Login
The performances are good but constrained by the parameters of scary-story acting:
The creators deserve credit for one thing: There is nothing that looks like this show on television right now.
We hope that it embraces its inner Lost and heads right on in to the heart of darkness.
The River is a highly unrealistic story shot in hyperrealistic style, which is the source of its strengths and some problems.
Audience Reviews for The River: Season 1
Discuss The River on our TV talk forum!