The River



The River follows the story of wildlife expert and TV personality Emmet Cole. Emmet set course around the world with his wife, Tess, and son, Lincoln, while filming what would become one of the most popular shows in television. After he goes missing deep in the Amazon, his family, friends and crew set out on a mysterious and deadly journey to find him.

  1. Michael R. Perry


  2. Oren Peli


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  1. Bruce Greenwood

    Bruce Greenwood

    Emmet Cole

  2. Joe Anderson

    Joe Anderson

    Lincoln Cole

  3. Leslie Hope

    Leslie Hope

    Tess Cole

  4. Eloise Mumford

    Eloise Mumford

    Lena Landry

  5. Paul Blackthorne

    Paul Blackthorne

    Clark Quietly

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The River

Season 1

2012 | 8 Episodes

Season 1 of The River premiered on February 7, 2012.

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The River
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Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 43m



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