Four Atlanta businessmen's weekend canoe trip turns into a desperate fight for survival in John Boorman's riveting adaptation of James Dickey's novel. When the adventurous Lewis (Burt Reynolds) is injured, affable and laid-back Ed (Jon Voight) must lead the quartet's escape from a gang of sadistic backwoodsmen. Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, Bill McKinney, Herbert "Cowboy" Coward also star; soundtrack includes the hit "Duelling Banjos." 109 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), French.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Picture, Best Director (John Boorman), Best Editing
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- Action & Adventure
- John Boorman
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, Bill McKinney, Herbert Coward, James Dickey, Ed Ramey, Billy Redden, Seamon Glass, Randall Deal, Johnny Popwell, John Fowler, Charley Boorman
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