Little Nikita (1988)

Director: Richard Benjamin
Starring: Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix, Richard Jenkins

An F.B.I. Agent works to uncover an All-American family as Soviet sleeper Agents, and gets caught up in friendship with their unaware son. Read more

Dogfight (1991)

Director: Nancy Savoca
Starring: River Phoenix, Lili Taylor, Richard Panebianco

River Phoenix stars as a young marine who sets out with his buddies on a cruel wager: the dogfight - a search for the ugliest girl in town to escort t... Read more

Explorers (1985)

Director: Joe Dante
Starring: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Jason Presson

From the director of 'Gremlins' comes this film for the young and young at heart. When a young boy dreams of circuit diagrams, he sets them down on pa... Read more

The Thing Called Love (1993)

Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Starring: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney

River Phoenix plays his last leading role (some say operating from the twilight zone) in this enjoyable romantic fable centering on four twenty-someth... Read more

Running On Empty (1988)

Director: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Judd Hirsch, Christine Lahti, River Phoenix, Martha Plimpton

A superior family drama about a pair of 60's radicals, still on the run from the FBI, trying to raise a family. Christine Lahti and Judd Hirsch are th... Read more

Silent Tongue (1993)

Director: Sam Shepard
Starring: Alan Bates, Richard Harris, River Phoenix, Dermot Mulroney

River Phoenix in his final screen role is joined by Richard Harris and Alan Bates in this western about honour and love. A young woman, who is half Na... Read more

My Own Private Idaho (1991)

Director: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Udo Kier, River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo

A uniquely distinctive portrayal of male street-hustling in the American northwest, with River Phoenix as a narcoleptic sex-for-hiree and Keanu Reeves... Read more

The Mosquito Coast (1986)

Director: Peter Weir
Starring: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Conrad Roberts, Andre Gregory, Marth...

Director Peter Weir ('Witness') re-teams with Harrison Ford as they tackle Paul Theroux`s novel of an obsessive American inventor who transplants his... Read more

I Love You To Death (1990)

Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Starring: William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Tracey Ullman, River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, Joan Plow...

An off-beat comic love story inspired by true events, about a wife who tried to kill her philandering husband several times, and yet at the court case... Read more

Stand By Me (1986)

Director: Rob Reiner
Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Richard Dreyfuss, Kiefer Sutherland, John Cusack, Je...

Rob Reiner's skillful adaptation of Stephen King's novella 'The Body' is an odyssey of exploration and self-identity as four boys endure a difficult t... Read more