Template:Infobox film 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.[1][2][3]

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  1. "Greatest Films of 1972". Retrieved 2012-05-05.
  2. "The Best Movies of 1972 by Rank". Retrieved 2012-05-05.
  3. "Best Films of the 1970s". Retrieved 2012-05-05.

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