The River Wild

The River Wild (1994)

The vacation is over

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Release Date: 1994-09-30
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 459 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 51min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: David Foster Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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While on a family vacation, rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.

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  • Meryl Streep

    as Gail Hartman
  • David Strathairn

    as Tom Hartman
  • Kevin Bacon

    as Wade
  • Benjamin Bratt

    as Ranger Johnny
  • John C. Reilly

    as Terry
  • Joseph Mazzello

    as Roarke
  • Stephanie Sawyer

    as Willa
  • William Lucking

    as Frank
  • Elizabeth Hoffman

    as Gail's Mother
  • Victor Galloway

    as Gail's Father
  • Sherry Lynn

    as Additional Dialogue Replacement (voice)
Directing Curtis Hanson Director
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Camera Robert Elswit Director of Photography
Editing David Brenner Editor
Production David Foster Producer
Production Lawrence Turman Producer
Writing Denis O'Neill Screenplay