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Deliverance

Four Atlanta businessmen's weekend canoe trip turns into a desperate fight for survival in John Boorman's riveting adaptation of James Dickey's novel. When the adventurous Lewis (Burt Reynolds) is injured, affable and laid-back Ed (Jon Voight) must lead the quartet's escape from a gang of sadistic backwoodsmen. Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, Bill McKinney, Herbert "Cowboy" Coward also star; soundtrack includes the hit "Duelling Banjos."

Year: 1972
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Drama, Thrillers & Suspense, Cult Films / After Dark, Nick's Favourites, Based on..., Action
Country: USA
Director: John Boorman
Starring: Ronny Cox, Ned Beatty, Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds
Duration: 105 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains violence.
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