Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: February 8, 2011
- Originally Released: 1994
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
- DTS HD Master Audio - English
- Subtitles - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Premiere - 04/01/1995
"...[Bacon] makes a fine counterpoint to [Streep]..." - Recommended
Rolling Stone - 10/20/1994
"...A pulse-pounding thrill ride....Streep is strong, sassy and looser than she has ever been onscreen..."
New York Times - 09/30/1994
"...[Hanson] has the makings of a lean, mean thriller....[Streep] captures both Gail's terror and her exhilaration..."
Entertainment Weekly - 03/10/1995
"...Awe-inspiring white water thrills..." -- Rating: B
Los Angeles Times - 09/30/1994
"...THE RIVER WILD takes your breath away two times over....Streep has taken this opportunity to once again rewrite the rules..."
In this tense action thriller, a couple take their son on a white-water rafting trip in hopes that they can patch up their troubled marriage. While on the trip, the family is hijacked by a pair of criminals who need the wife's rafting expertise to get them down the river.
Family Interaction |
Kidnapping And Missing Persons |
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical release date: September 1994.
- Filmed in Montana, Oregon, and Massachusetts.
- The MCA/Universal video release included a 90-second public service announcement about protecting America's rivers.