Four Atlanta businessmen encounter unexpected terrors during a rafting trip down a raging backwoods river as they are not welcomed by the locals, who stalk and savagely attack them in the woods. Now the must paddle through tough rapids to get to safety while running from the hostile locals.
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August 24, 2008 A sad, brilliant reminder that sometimes people are the most threatening monsters of all.Read in Source
Reel Film Reviews
December 24, 2014 ...an underwhelming adaptation of an underwhelming book.Read in Source
July 03, 2012 Boorman's interpretation of the material resulted in an American cinematic classic built not only on shock and awe, but emotional subtlety. [Blu-ray]Read in Source
September 18, 2007 John Boorman's 1972 film of the James Dickey novel has a beautiful visual style that balances the film's machismo message.Read in Source
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May 20, 2003 So many of Dickey's lumpy narrative ideas remain in his screenplay that John Boorman's screen version becomes a lot less interesting than it has any right to be.
October 23, 2004 A fantasy about violence, not a realistic consideration of it.Read in Source
August 19, 2014 Boorman's film still speaks to us in profound ways, as if to indicate hidden wisdom has long rested in frames glossed up by a once-shocking philosophy.Read in Source
September 18, 2007 It's the stuff of which slapdash oaters and crime programmers are made but the obvious ambitions of Deliverance are supposed to be on a higher plane.Read in Source
August 24, 2008 Each of the four lead performances is exceptional, none more so than Burt Reynolds' beefy, supercilious Lewis.Read in Source
July 13, 2012 This powerful adaptation of James Dickey's best-selling novel finds director John Boorman establishing a sense of menace almost from the start, and the "squeal like a pig" sequence continues to haunt viewers even decades after the fact.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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