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The River

1984 Rated PG-13 2hr 2m

In this compelling drama, a Tennessee farming family digs in with steely resolve when devastating floodwaters, foreclosure proceedings and government bureaucracy threaten to end their way of life.

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Movie Details

1985 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1985 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Actress nominee: Sissy Spacek
Adult content, adult language, violence.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround