River's Edge

River's Edge (1986)

The most controversial film you will see this year.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1986-08-27
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 160 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Hemdale Film
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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From 160 Ratings
7.0 73 88%


A group of high school friends discover that they are in the presence of a killer. One of them, Samson, has murdered his girlfriend Jamie. He brags to his friends about killing her, and when they discover he is telling the truth, their reactions vary.

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Sound Jürgen Knieper Music
Production Derek Gibson Executive Producer
Production John Daly Executive Producer
Sound Mark Adler Music Editor
Camera Frederick Elmes Director of Photography
Art Anne H. Ahrens Set Decoration
Production Carrie Frazier Casting
Art Lisa Dean Set Dresser
Sound Michael Silvers Dialogue Editor
Sound Dennie Thorpe Foley Artist
Art John Muto Production Design
Editing Howard E. Smith Editor
Production Sarah Pillsbury Producer
Directing Tim Hunter Director
Production David Streit Co-Producer
Sound David Brownlow Production Sound Mixer
Sound Jack M. Nietzsche Jr. Boom Operator
Sound Budd Carr Music Supervisor
Writing Neal Jimenez Writer
Production Midge Sanford Producer
Editing Charlotte Brändström Assistant Editor
Costume & Make-Up Kenny Myers Special Effects Makeup Artist
Sound Todd Boekelheide Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Shani Ginsberg Casting Associate
Camera Jane O'Neal Still Photographer
Production Craig Pointes Location Manager
Art Kirk Corwin Property Master
Sound Barbara McBane Dialogue Editor
Sound Laurel Ladevich Dialogue Editor
Sound Diana Pellegrini Foley Editor
Costume & Make-Up Claudia Brown Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Bonita DeHaven Assistant Makeup Artist
Directing Rena Sternfeld-Allon Script Supervisor
Editing Sonya Sones Editor
Costume & Make-Up Gábor Kernyaiszky Makeup Artist
Sound Jay Boekelheide Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Jay Boekelheide Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Janet Cunningham Extras Casting
Lighting Michael Katz Gaffer