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Directed by John Boorman
Produced by John Boorman
Written by Novel:
James Dickey
James Dickey
Starring Jon Voight
Burt Reynolds
Ned Beatty
Ronny Cox
James Dickey
Cinematography Vilmos Zsigmond
Editing by Tom Priestley
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date(s) July 30, 1972
Running time 109 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $2 million
Money made $46,122,355[1]

Deliverance is a 1972 American crime drama movie made by Warner Bros.. It was directed by John Boorman and stars Burt Reynolds, Ronny Cox, Ned Beatty, and Jon Voight. It was based on a book written in 1970 by James Dickey, who also wrote the screenplay and had a small part in the movie. It is set in rural northern Georgia. Four men from Atlanta take a trip in a canoe. Two of them are raped by sadistic local men; the victims take revenge on their attackers.

Deliverance got good reviews from critics and is widely considered one of the best films of 1972.[2][3][4]

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  1. "Deliverance, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 21, 2012. 
  2. "Greatest Films of 1972". Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  3. "The Best Movies of 1972 by Rank". Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  4. "Best Films of the 1970s". Retrieved 2012-05-05. 

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