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Deliverance Reviews

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October 23, 2004
A fantasy about violence, not a realistic consideration of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 18, 2007
It's the stuff of which slapdash oaters and crime programmers are made but the obvious ambitions of Deliverance are supposed to be on a higher plane.
December 24, 2014
...an underwhelming adaptation of an underwhelming book.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 20, 2003
So many of Dickey's lumpy narrative ideas remain in his screenplay that John Boorman's screen version becomes a lot less interesting than it has any right to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 8, 2016
Classic '70s adventure has brutal, disturbing violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 7, 2002
It reminds us how thin the veneer of civilization is, how little it takes to wipe that veneer away and how little protection it affords in the face of danger.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 26, 2002
Ouch.
| Original Score: 5/5
June 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 29, 2005
So good you'll squeal like a pig
| Original Score: 3/5
August 5, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
September 19, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
December 1, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 7, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
January 26, 2006
It's a haunting, nightmarish vision.
January 21, 2003
A landmark in movie history.
| Original Score: 5/5
February 7, 2002
Boorman's violent and vivid parable brilliantly captures the sinister quality of the mountain country when a band of city slickers are menaced in the wilderness.
November 27, 2002
The times when Deliverance really comes alive are when the actors shut up and the action takes over, which fortunately happens quite often.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
February 15, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
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