Deliverance (1972)

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Corrected entry: When the two canoes first start off down the river, the guy in the lead canoe is wearing a hat. Virtually every time the shot changes, the hat either goes on or comes off, it happens about 5 times.

Correction: The shots are indicating time passage as they go down the river, as such, there would have been plenty of time to take the hat on or off between shots. It's just another indicator of the passage of time.


Corrected entry: When Jon Voight shoots the mountain man on top of the cliff with a bow and arrow, they are facing each other. When the mountain man falls dead, however, the arrow is in the back of his neck.

Correction: The arrow is not sticking into his neck, it has gone through his neck and is sticking OUT of his neck. The only thing silly is that he could not have walked over to Voigt, he would be holding his neck and screaming in pain.


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Lewis and Ed are in the canoe after setting up camp and Lewis is bowfishing while Ed is drinking beer, Lewis shoots a trout. You can clearly see the arrow hit the fish just behind its head in a close-up shot. When Lewis pulls the fish in, the arrow is through the middle of the fish's body.

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Bobby: Which way we goin', this way or that way?
Lewis: I think downstream would be a good idea.

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Trivia: Burt Reynolds broke his tailbone while going down the rapids.

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Question: What exactly happens to Ronny Cox? Does he get shot by the sniper, does he fall out of the canoe and drown, or does he commit suicide?

Answer: Just like Burt Reynolds says. He clearly yells out "he was shot."


Answer: No wound. Shook his head and dove from the canoe. Refused his life jacket. Just ridden with guilt as he was dead set against burying the hillbilly.

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