Deliverance (1972) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Deliverance

John Boorman, 1972

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Deliverance
James Dickey, 1970

Deliverance is a movie directed by John Boorman in 1972 and based on the book of the same name by James Dickey, first published in 1970. The movie features Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, James Dickey, Bill McKinney, and others.

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RATING

7.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Deliverance (John Boorman, 1972)

7.7

/ 10

Book Cover: Deliverance (James Dickey, 1970)

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Audiobook cover of Deliverance, the 1970 book by James Dickey.

Deliverance

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Storyline

Four Atlanta businessmen decide to canoe down a river in the remote northern Georgia wilderness before it is dammed. Lewis, an experienced outdoorsman, is the leader; his close friend Ed has been on several trips but lacks Lewis’ machismo, while Bobby and Drew are novices. They’ll never forget that trip into the dangerous American back-country.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Deliverance, the 1972 movie by John Boorman

Year

1972

Minutes

109

Movie Rate

7.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

Deliverance

Country: USA

Year: 1972

Length: 1h49m

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Cover of Deliverance, the 1970 book by James Dickey

Year

1970

Pages

288

Book Rate

7.76

S: Goodreads

Book

Deliverance

Country: USA

First published in: 1970

Length: 288 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of Deliverance, the 1972 movie by John Boorman

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Poster of Deliverance, the 1972 movie by John Boorman

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3 votes

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IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Deliverance, the 1970 book by James Dickey

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