Deliverance

Deliverance (1972)

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Bobby: We beat it, didn't we? Didn't we beat that?
Lewis: You don't beat it. You don't beat this river.

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Ed: Look, what is it that you require of us?
Mountain Man: What we, uh, "re-quire" is that you get your god-damn asses up in them woods.

Lewis: Sometimes you have to lose yourself 'fore you can find anything.

Mountain Man: Looks like we got us a sow here instead of a boar.

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

Mountain Man: I bet you can squeal like a pig. Weeeeeeee.
Bobby: Weee.
Mountain Man: Weeeeeeee.
Bobby: Weee.

Drew: I'm a-goin' with you, Ed, and not with Mister Lewis Medlock, 'cause I done seen how he drives these country roads he don't know nothin' 'bout.

Mountain Man: You ever had your balls cut off you fucking ape?

Sherrif Bullard: Don't ever do nothin' like this again. Don't come back up here.
Bobby: You don't have to worry about that, Sheriff.

Lewis: Do know what's gonna be here? Right here? A lake. As far as the eyes can see. Hundreds of feet deep. hundreds of feet deep. Did you ever look out over a lake and think of somethin' buried underneath it? Buried underneath it. Well man, that's just about as buried as you can get.

Drew: Goddamn, you play a mean banjo.

Lewis: Can that chubby boy handle himself?
Ed: Bobby? He's rather well thought of in his field, Lewis.
Lewis: Insurance? Shit. I never been insured in my life. I don't believe in insurance. There's no risk.

Bobby: Hey, what happens if we flip this thing over?
Lewis: Now that you brought that up, hang onto your paddle. And if you hit any rocks, don't hit 'em with your head.

Bobby: Talk about genetic deficiencies-isn't that pitiful?

Ed: No matter what disasters may occur in other parts of the world... or whatever petty little problems arise in Atlanta... no-one can find us up here. Good night, Lewis.

Mountain Man: Now let's you just drop them pants.

Revealing mistake: In a scene where the canoes are shooting the rapids through a sheer cliff you can clearly see a stuntman climbing out of the water onto the rock.

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Trivia: At the end of the film, the police officer advising Beatty and Voight to go away and not to come back is James Dickey, the screenwriter and author of the book the film is based on.

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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."

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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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