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The River Niger

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Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19761h 45mOn: Paramount+ Epix Country: America

An intimate look at life in the ghetto: Johnny Williams is a house painter who moonlights as a poet, struggling to financially and emotionally support his cancer-ridden wife Mattie. But times are tough and the poverty-troubled streets are even tougher, and it takes every ounce of Johnny's love and courage for the couple to make it through their strife, finding redemption in the River Niger.The River Niger featuring James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson is streaming on Paramount+, and streaming on Epix. It's a drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.0 (229 votes).

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#57,299 Ranked Movie

#1108 Ranked in Movies on Paramount+

#1212 Ranked in Movies on Epix

#30675 Ranked in Drama Movies

The River Niger has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.0 (229 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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