River's Edge

One of the most haunting films of the 1980s, RIVER'S EDGE looks at a suburban, postpunk generation which has no causes, no morals, no feelings, and, worst of all, no future. This controversial drama, based on a notorious 1981 murder case profiled in Rolling Stone, opens with John Tollette (Daniel Roebuck), a hulking teenager who strangles his girlfriend...read more

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River's Edge - Official Trailer
01:59 — True shocking account of alienated teenagers who decide not to inform the authorities when one of them murders his girlfriend. Frightening performance (more…)

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: R
  • Review: One of the most haunting films of the 1980s, RIVER'S EDGE looks at a suburban, postpunk generation which has no causes, no morals, no feelings, and, worst of all, no future. This controversial drama, based on a notorious 1981 murder case profiled in Rolli… (more)

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