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The River: (from ABC's press release, May 2011)"The River" follows the story of wildlife expert and TV personality Emmet Cole. Emmet set course around the world with his wife, Tess, and son, Lincoln, while filming what would become one of th

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  • Currently 4.29/5
(379 votes)
Ratings: IMDB: 6.8/10 Metascore: N/A RT: N/A
Released: February 07, 2012
Runtime: 60 mins
Genres: Action Horror Thriller
Countries: USA
Actors: Bruce Greenwood Daniel Zacapa Joe Anderson Leslie Hope Paul Blackthorne Shaun Parkes Thomas Kretschmann

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Posted by Brannek 5 years, 2 months ago
+8 | +8 / -0

Wicked new show. Great suspense and a great premise -- a must watch.

Posted by Pitboss68 4 years, 4 months ago
+7 | +8 / -1

Absolutely loved THE RIVER...Once again, network TV folds on an original premise as mindless reality television continues to fester. Frustrating. Would be top-shelf if someone picked it up. At least we can savor 8 gloriously creepy episodes.

Posted by Moonchildx 5 years, 1 month ago
+5 | +5 / -0

Really glad I decided to watch this show. I wasn't sure if I would like it at first but it's a very original idea and keeps me on the edge of my seat. I hope the rest of the season is as promising.

Posted by Her_excellancie 5 years, 1 month ago ( Edited 5 years, 1 month ago )
+4 | +4 / -0

whats with the downers noone forces people to watch the show. comment for the fans love the show it is good and keeps u wanting more.

Posted by jen68g 2 years, 3 months ago
+3 | +5 / -2

This show is great.. if I were to have been directed by some of these comments I might never have watched! Thanks to the sensible applause however, I read between the lines and am now almost finished..(2 eps left) Why anyone bothers to watch to this point then add negative comments is beyond me? Almost 3yrs on & no recent comments suggests no viewers? I'm enjoying it for many reasons, knowing it will not continue after 8th ep, meh..I'm loving the creep factor and jumps! Better than a stack of horror flicks I've seen. Bit of polish sure, then it would be right up there with the best of them! 8/10

Posted by SaroM 5 years ago
+3 | +4 / -1

I like this show and I don't want it cancelled!!!!! This is what I found about its cancellation: "Although The River has not officially been canceled, due to its sub-par ratings, Netflix is in talks with ABC Studios about possibly continuing the series on its video-on-demand digital distribution service. This move would continue to make money for the studio. Discussion on the matter is ongoing."

Posted by DrakeSouth9 5 years, 1 month ago
+3 | +3 / -0

its a bit cheesy, but quite entertaining, better than Lost in my opinion, but only because of the creepy aspect.

Posted by Cleric_Drake 5 years, 2 months ago
+3 | +3 / -0

This show is....just.... Lost is a shadow compared to this.

Posted by manditoe 3 years, 4 months ago ( Edited 2 years, 7 months ago )
+2 | +3 / -1

This was so Good.... Absolutely Loved It....So Worth watching, It ended Well also...Great Creepy Moments and Episodes.... I wish that they had kept It going But It was like a Great Long Movie ...lol ....Thxx ..... 4.5/5

Posted by khacho 3 years, 5 months ago
+2 | +3 / -1

To bad its over but at least they didn't leave u hanging

Posted by webcutie 4 years, 11 months ago
+2 | +2 / -0

so this season was only 8 episodes?? I was checking back everyweek..now im reading comments and i see people are talking about it being cancelled..That sucks i actually liked this show so far its kinda differant and weird but if u have an open mind and ur into mystery, horror and Sy-Fy youd prolly like it to

Posted by ThatOneGuy 5 years ago ( Edited 5 years ago )
+2 | +2 / -0

"Although The River has not officially been canceled, due to its sub-par ratings, Netflix is in talks with ABC Studios about possibly continuing the series on its video-on-demand digital distribution service. This move would continue to make money for the studio. Discussion on the matter is ongoing." this is via Wikipedia. i just hope they make more...

Posted by RavensGrrl 5 years ago
+2 | +2 / -0

When I first saw the commercials for this show, it didn't pique my interest - sure, horror is my favorite genre, and Bruce Greenwood is an amazing actor, but it just didn't look like something I'd enjoy. Then I heard two people talking about it on the bus home from work, and decided to give it a watch. So I came home, pulled up On Demand, and watched the first episode. Halfway through, they had me, hook, line, and sinker. I couldn't have torn my eyes away from the screen even if I wanted to - which I didn't. Since then, I've watched every episode faithfully, some of them multiple times. ABC could really be onto something here...

Posted by Thenathmeister1 5 years, 1 month ago
+2 | +2 / -0

wow! they left season 1 on a massive cliffhanger! Hope this means for a second season! hopefully with more episodes in the next, this is one of the best shows ever!!

Posted by Strocat25 5 years, 2 months ago
+2 | +2 / -0

i was suprised that i really like this show... normally the only TV shows i like are not on big networks.. fox.. etc.... ummm HBO usually has great series and well AMC hit a home run with walking dead but with that being said... ive always been a sucker for jungles,amazon themes and I think they did a great job with this show... the episode with the blind "ones" hits a terrifying nerve... good show cant wait to watch it as it all unfolds.... cant wait till they go deeper up river and see what magic and whatnot comes about... this is like lost on a boat yet.. they could have human contact if they wanted.... I highly reccomend watching this show, i hate big network shows and i like this one so others who usually only watch hbo/showtime series really may enjoy this one

Posted by Sobenirvana 5 years, 2 months ago
+2 | +3 / -1

Good show, some comments i seen say that it bad acting but its supposed to be like. It is supposed to look like a documentary From what I've seen so far I give it a 4/5 only a 4 because its not what i would normally watch.

Posted by luvlinguae 5 years, 2 months ago
+2 | +4 / -2

Meh, not doing it for me so far. Seems like a low-budget knock-off of LOST, but with bad acting. Will give it a few more episodes to see if they can kick it up a notch.

Posted by theoutcast 5 years, 2 months ago ( Edited 5 years, 2 months ago )
+2 | +2 / -0

The ship mechanics daughter looks like a young Salma Hayek. Anyway The 1st episode was really good imo, can't wait for the next one.

Posted by Midas 5 years, 2 months ago
+2 | +2 / -0

Really enjoying this so far, can't wait to see whats gonna happen next.

Posted by alexlana 5 years, 2 months ago
+2 | +2 / -0

wow!!! what a good pilot it had it all. Scary, drama, mystery i hope they make more than 8 shows. I will defo be watching this next week. Finaly a good series this year worth watching.

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