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The River Wild Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 26, 2009
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David Ansen
Newsweek
March 31, 2008
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
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Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
The perfect high old time for audiences in the mood to be tossed into the spin cycle for a pulse-pounding thrill ride.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
O'Neill proves to be a squeamish screenwriter. He doesn't allow his villain to do anything truly unnerving until the story's nearly done.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Constructed from so many ideas, characters and situations recycled from other movies that all the way down the river I kept thinking: Been there. Done that.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
If watched from a mildly amused, forgiving distance, the movie has its enjoyable moments -- good and campy.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
The thriller framework is still familiar, but the results exhibit a welcome freshness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Entertainment Weekly
September 30, 1994
Full Review | Original Score: C+