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  • The River (1984)
  • PG-13
    124 min | Drama
The River (1984)
PG-13
124 min | Drama

A farming family battles severe storms, while taking a valiant stand against a bank foreclosure and a powerful land grabber.
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Director
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Robert Dillon (story) (screenplay) | Julian Barry (screenplay)
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Release date
Jan 11, 1985 (United States)

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33 cast members
Name Known for
Mel Gibson
Tom Garvey Tom Garvey   See fewer
Sissy Spacek
Mae Garvey Mae Garvey   See fewer
Shane Bailey
Lewis Garvey Lewis Garvey   See fewer
Becky Jo Lynch
Beth Garvey Beth Garvey   See fewer
Scott Glenn
Joe Wade Joe Wade   See fewer
Don Hood
Senator Neiswinder Senator Neiswinder   See fewer
Billy Green Bush
Harve Stanley Harve Stanley   See fewer
James Tolkan
Howard Simpson Howard Simpson   See fewer
Bob W. Douglas
Hal Richardson Hal Richardson   See fewer
Andy Stahl
Dave Birkin Dave Birkin   See fewer
Lisa Sloan
Judy Birkin Judy Birkin   See fewer
Larry D. Ferrell
Rod Tessley Rod Tessley   See fewer
Susie Toomey
Sally Tessley Sally Tessley   See fewer
Kelly Toomey
Lisa Tessley Lisa Tessley   See fewer
Frank Hoyt Taylor
Zemke (as Frank Taylor) Zemke (as Frank Taylor)   See fewer
Ivan Green
Smoot Smoot   See fewer
Desmond Couch
Wilderfoot Wilderfoot   See fewer
Charles G. Riddle
Youngdall Youngdall   See fewer
Jim Antonio
Dan Gaumer Dan Gaumer   See fewer
Samuel Scott Osborne
Billy Gaumer Billy Gaumer   See fewer
Amy Rydell
Betty Gaumer Betty Gaumer   See fewer
David Hart
Harley Harley   See fewer
Mark Erickson
Baines Baines   See fewer
Chuck Hanson
Fat Man (as Charles S. Hanson) Fat Man (as Charles S. Hanson)   See fewer
Ira M. Quillen II
TV Weatherman TV Weatherman   See fewer
Matt Bearson
First Employee First Employee   See fewer
Timothy Shadden
Second Employee Second Employee   See fewer
Elizabeth Lane
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
Gary Gershaw
Drifter Drifter   See fewer
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