over 6 years
Scary. One viewing is enough.
almost 7 years
Look at that poster. Look at it. Is that what you want? Is it?!?
almost 7 years
This film is iconic for a reason, and Burt Reynolds is the man. Go see it!
Taylor Reginald Wright
Both beautiful and ugly as well as suspenseful and morally complex. A haunting thriller.
Hasn't stood the test of time but I can see that it would have been disturbing in its day
Slowish and confusingly weird.. still decent though. (3/17/2011)
over 7 years
Raw intensity! A sort-of cinematic rite of initiation for men yearning for the wild.
Deliverance is a 1972 American thriller film produced and directed by John Boorman. Principal cast members include Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ronny Cox and Ned Beatty in his film debut. The film is based on a 1970 novel of the same name by American author James Dickey, who has a small role in the film as the Sheriff. The screenplay was written by Dickey and an uncredited Boorman.
Widely acclaimed as a landmark picture, the film is noted for the memorable music scene near the beginning that sets the tone for what lies ahead: a trip into unknown and potentially dangerous territory. In 2008, Deliverance was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant. "It is also notable that residents of the rural south, and in particular the Southern Highlands, find the film portrayal of the populace to be largely inaccurate and highly offensive. Despite being born and reared in the...