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  Deliverance Review
Tookey's Rating
9 /10
Average Rating
8.82 /10
Jon Voight , Burt Reynolds , Ned Beatty
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Directed by: John Boorman
Written by: James Dickey , from his novel

Released: 1972
Genre: DRAMA
Origin: US
Length: 109


Four businessmen go on the sort of canoe holiday you won't find at Thomas Cook's.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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John Boorman's gripping, nightmarish movie is both repulsive and compulsive: thematically, a combination of Lord Of The Flies and Straw Dogs. Jon Voight is excellent as the mild chap who learns to survive in the wild; and the movie helped make Burt Reynolds a star.

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