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The River Wild Reviews

January 5, 2018
A stale product of Movieland mechanics, diluted from Griffith's Way Down East and John Boorman's Deliverance, this picture is just one more reason to worry about an outstanding talent.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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.
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.
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
January 1, 2000
If watched from a mildly amused, forgiving distance, the movie has its enjoyable moments -- good and campy.
January 1, 2000
The thriller framework is still familiar, but the results exhibit a welcome freshness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 30, 1994
Full Review | Original Score: C+