Deliverance

Deliverance (1972)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Comedy Drama, Drama, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - LGBT-Related Film, Rape And Revenge Film, Survival Film  |   Release Date - Aug 18, 1972  |   Run Time - 109 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Deliverance is a 1972 American drama thriller film produced and directed by John Boorman, and starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox, with the latter two making their feature film debuts. The film is based on the 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. It was a critical success, earning three Academy Award nominations and five Golden Globe nominations.

Widely acclaimed as a landmark picture, the film is noted both for the music scene near the beginning, with one of the city men playing "Dueling Banjos" on guitar with a banjo-playing country boy, that sets the tone for what lies ahead—a trip into unknown and potentially dangerous wilderness—and for its visceral and notorious male rape scene. 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".

Movie Info

Budget

$2,000,000

Box Office

$4,534

Tags

Banjo, Canoe, Cult, Dark, Film Based On A Novel, Georgia, Hillbilly, Journey/Travel, Literary, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Rapids, River, Wilderness

Attributes

Based On: Deliverance
Filming Location: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina
Narrative Location: Appalachian Mountains, Atlanta
Subject: revenge

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Amarga pesadilla
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Amargo Pesadelo
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Beim Sterben ist jeder der Erste
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Dasshutsu
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Defensa
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Deliverance
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Délivrance
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Den djupa floden
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Fim-de-Semana Alucinante
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Gvarim B'Malkodet
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Gyilkos túra
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Išsigelbėjimas
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La violencia está en nosotros
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Picnic med døden
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Un tranquillo week-end di paura
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