Aired Monday February 12, 9:00pm - 11:10pmon Legend

The River Wild (1994)


Fast-paced thriller in which a young family on a white-water rafting adventure in Montana are taken hostage by a pair of dangerous fugitives. The rafting holiday - a birthday gift for the New England couple's ten-year-old son - turns into a nightmare when the two armed killers take control and try to force the mother, a proficient rafter, to use her skills to help them to escape down the treacherous rapids.

Cast and crew
  • Curtis HansonDirector
  • Meryl StreepGail Hartman
  • Kevin BaconWade
  • David StrathairnTom Hartman
  • Joseph MazzelloRoarke Hartman
  • John ReillyTerry
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