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Four city-dwelling friends (Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox) decide to get away from their jobs, wives and kids for a week of canoeing in rural Georgia. When the men arrive, they are not welcomed by the backwoods locals, who stalk the vacationers and savagely attack them in the woods. Reeling from the ambush, the friends attempt to return home but are surrounded by dangerous rapids and pursued by a madman. Soon, their canoe trip turns into a fight for survival.

Release details

Rated: R
Release date: Sunday July 30 1972
Duration: 109 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Boorman
Screenwriter: James Dickey
Cast: Jon Voight
Burt Reynolds
Ned Beatty
Ronny Cox
Billy McKinney
James Dickey
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