Deliverance Reviews

Jaime N. Christley
Slant Magazine
June 26, 2012
Deliverance is the kind of classic where the subtext is the text: unspeakable horror derived from the same energies exerted to keep it suppressed.
Robert Cashill
June 25, 2012
Interview with Ronny Cox about John Boorman's masterful adaptation.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 27, 2009

Film Freak Central
December 1, 2007
Liam Cullin
Empire Movies
November 7, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
October 10, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Rusty White
Entertainment Insiders
September 22, 2007
Sean Axmaker
September 20, 2007
John Boorman's harrowing adaptation of James Dickey's novel is as bracing and haunting now as it was when it first shook up audiences 35 years ago.
Top Critic

Entertainment Weekly
September 20, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 19, 2007
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Jon Danziger
September 19, 2007
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
September 18, 2007
In HD, it looks and sounds better than ever, although because of the source material it doesn't reach the videophile level of many other films. (Blu-ray Book edition)
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10

Film Threat
September 18, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
September 16, 2007
Still one of the most shockingly beautiful adventures about surviving the wilderness, the 35th anniversary DVD includes commentary by director Boorman, discussion of the book's screen adaptation, and revisit to the original locales where the film was shot
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 12, 2007
Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine
August 27, 2007
A haunting masterpiece, as mysterious as the deep, dark woods.

DVD Beaver
March 7, 2005

June 19, 2003
Doug Maclean
December 10, 2001
Jeff Field
May 13, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5