The River Wild (Blu-ray)

Starring: Meryl Streep & Kevin Bacon Director: Curtis Hanson  Rated: PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned for Children Under 13
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The River Wild (Blu-ray)
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1994
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • DTS HD Master Audio - English
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

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..."

Plot Synopsis:

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.

Plot Keywords:

Adventure | Family Interaction | Kidnapping And Missing Persons | On-The-Run | Rape | Recommended | Theatrical Release | Wilderness

Production Notes:

  • 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.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 116,331
  • UPC: 025192094057
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