Deliverance (1972)

What did happen on the Cahulawassee River?

  • Genre: Drama, Adventure, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1972-08-18
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 1472 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 49min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: John Boorman
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Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.

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  • Jon Voight

    as Ed Gentry
  • Burt Reynolds

    as Lewis Medlock
  • Ned Beatty

    as Bobby Trippe
  • Ronny Cox

    as Drew Ballinger
  • Ed Ramey

    as Old Man at the Gas-Station
  • Billy Redden

    as Lonnie - The Banjo Boy
  • Seamon Glass

    as First Griner
  • Randall Deal

    as Second Griner
  • Bill McKinney

    as Mountain Man
  • Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward

    as Toothless Man
  • Lewis Crone

    as First Deputy
  • Ken Keener

    as Second Deputy
  • Johnny Popwell

    as Ambulance Driver
  • John Fowler

    as Doctor
  • Kathy Rickman

    as Nurse
  • Louise Coldren

    as Mrs. Biddiford
  • Pete Ware

    as Taxi Driver
  • James Dickey

    as Sheriff Bullard
  • Macon McCalman

    as Deputy Queen
  • Hoyt Pollard

    as Boy at Gas Station
  • Belinda Beatty

    as Martha Gentry
  • Charley Boorman

    as Ed's Boy
Production Lynn Stalmaster Casting
Camera Bill Butler Second Unit Director of Photography
Camera Vilmos Zsigmond Director of Photography
Sound Walter Goss Sound Mixer
Directing John Boorman Director
Production John Boorman Producer
Production Wallace Worsley Jr. Production Supervisor
Editing Tom Priestley Editor
Writing James Dickey Screenplay
Writing James Dickey Novel
Crew Rospo Pallenberg Creative Consultant
Production Sue Dwiggins Other
Art Morris Hoffman Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Bucky Rous Wardrobe Supervisor
Sound Jim Atkinson Sound Editor
Crew Marcel Vercoutere Special Effects
Camera Sven Walnum Camera Operator
Art Fred Harpman Art Direction
Editing Ian Rakoff Assistant Editor
Sound Eric Weissberg Orchestrator
Art Sidney H. Greenwood Property Master
Directing Ray Quiroz Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Michael Hancock Makeup Artist
Directing Al Jennings Assistant Director
Crew Charles Wiggin Other
Crew E. Lewis King Other
Directing Miles Middough Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Donoene McKay Hairstylist
Camera Earl Clark Other
Camera Art Brooker Key Grip
Lighting Jim Blair Electrician
Sound Doug E. Turner Production Sound Mixer