Deliverance (1972) Poster



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Remade as 

Nehir (1977)
Turkish remake

Edited into 

La classe américaine (1993) (TV Movie)
Deliverance: Delivered (2007) (Video)
Deliverance: The Journey (2007) (Video)


Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
When Lewis suddenly disappears from their camp one night, Bobby says: "Who does he think he is, Tarzan?"
El Topo (1970)
Deliverance has a scene of a man riding another man, much like in El Topo.

Referenced in 

All in the Sex Family (1973)
Title seen on drive-in marquee.
Saturday Night Live: Peter Boyle/Al Jarreau (1976) (TV Episode)
Dueling Banjo's plays during 'Dueling Brando's' skit
Carrie (1976)
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour: Episode #1.5 (1977) (TV Episode)
Peter asks if he can sing "Dueling Banjos"
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
It is referenced.
Game Show Models (1977)
A poster is visible in Roger's office.
Savage Weekend (1979)
Psychological atmosphere, tension between characters, wooded setting and hillbilly music are referenced.
Saturday Night Live: Burt Reynolds/Anne Murray (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during the monologue
Mother's Day (1980)
Shan kou (1980)
It is referenced.
Mork & Mindy: Old Muggable Mork (1981) (TV Episode)
When three muggers show up in the park, Mork exclaims, "Oh, look! It's the road company from Deliverance!"
The Burning (1981)
Final Exam (1981)
Shot with arrow scene.
Not a Love Story: A Film About Pornography (1981)
Ed Donnerstein mentions this movie.
Bad Girls (1981)
Film mentioned by Chrissie.
Just Before Dawn (1981)
Cited by director Jeff Lieberman as influence.
Filthy Rich: The Treasure of Toad Hall (1983) (TV Episode)
Mother B says she "never met a Peavy cousin that couldn't play 'Dueling Banjos.'"
Lovelines (1984)
Night Court: Dan's Parents (1985) (TV Episode)
"I was raised by the folks from Deliverance."
Three's a Crowd: King for a Day (1985) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jack Tripper when he serves dinner to the man who looks like Burt Reynolds at Jack's Bistro.
The Rape of Richard Beck (1985) (TV Movie)
The Hitcher (1986)
Disbelieving and/or sinister locals
Ruthless People (1986)
A fellow cellmate tells DeVito that he sure has a pretty mouth. That was also said to Ned Beatty in the famous rape scene in Deliverance.
The Golden Girls: Ladies of the Evening (1986) (TV Episode)
This film is mentioned by name.
Designing Women: Julia's Son (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
The Golden Girls: Love, Rose (1986) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
King Kong Lives (1986)
Military official sees several locals gathering with shotguns to hunt King Kong. He says "What the hell is this, Deliverance?"
Night Court: Baby Talk (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Designing Women: Stranded (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Chillers (1987)
references and quotes dialogue from Deliverance
The Accused (1988)
A street sign shown just before the rape scene says Beatty St., a reference to the rape of Ned Beatty.
Married with Children: The Camping Show (1988) (TV Episode)
Al and Steve hum the Banjo theme
Redneck Zombies (1989)
mentioned in dialogue
Night Court: The Game Show (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Saturday Night Live: Glenn Close/Gipsy Kings (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City on Fire (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel and Servo hum "Dueling Banjos."
Designing Women: Nightmare from Hee Haw (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Skinned Alive (1990)
poster seen
Wings: A Terminal Christmas (1990) (TV Episode)
Roy says he always hears Dueling Banjoes when Lowell is around.
Strangest Dreams: Invasion of the Space Preachers (1990) (Video)
Mentioned by Walt when he and Rick stop to get food.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
City Slickers (1991)
Broken Badges: Can I Get a Witness? (1991) (TV Episode)
The protected witness brings up the film by name.
Hot Shots! (1991)
Topper's comment on "that inbred thing. Kids who... ...play the banjo" is a reference to the character "Lonny" in Deliverance who plays the now famous piece "Duelling banjo's"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenage Caveman (1991) (TV Episode)
"Dueling Banjos" theme is hummed
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
"It's the guy from Deliverance."
Fear in the Dark (1991) (TV Movie)
Poster art for this is shown and Chris Lee refers to it.
Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (1992) (Video)
There is a dueling banjos scene and the possum resembles the kid in that film.
The Simpsons: Colonel Homer (1992) (TV Episode)
During his long drive to the Beer 'N' Brawl, Homer passes a boy playing a banjo on a porch, a reference to the "Dueling Banjos" sequence.
Roseanne: Deliverance (1992) (TV Episode)
title reference
Saturday Night Live: Joe Pesci/Spin Doctors (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced during debate '92
Martin: The Night He Came Home (1992) (TV Episode)
While Martin and his friends tell ghost stories, the movie is mentioned as the reason to fear banjos.
Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash (1992) (TV Special)
Referenced during debate '92
Wings: The Customer's Usually Right (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Winterbeast (1992) (Video)
Character asks if another character has seen the movie; makes reference to squeeling like a pig
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day the Earth Froze (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel hums part of "Dueling Banjos."
Beverly Hills, 90210: She Came in Through the Bathroom Window (1993) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Swamp Diamonds (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "'Enchanted April' meets 'Deliverance.'"
Dazed and Confused (1993)
When O'Bannion is about to paddle Hirschfeld he says the line "I want you to squeal like a pig," and then imitates a pig noise. This is almost directly taken out of the scene in this movie.
Short Cuts (1993)
A quiet trip out of the city turns out to be something dark and surprising.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Comedians (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Live from Washington D.C.: They Shoot HBO Specials, Don't They? (1994) (TV Special)
referenced by Dennis
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The rape sequence with the satisfactory salvage. In both movies, the largest guy gets raped while the other victim is tied up.
The Critic: Every Doris Has Her Day (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions his "ill-conceived canoe trip through hillbilly country"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Colossus and the Headhunters (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Kind of like a Greco-Roman 'Deliverance'"
Home Improvement: Back in the Saddle Shoes Again (1994) (TV Episode)
The "dueling banjos" music plays while Tim and Al apply tape to drywall, using tools called "banjos".
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Fresh Prince: The Movie (1994) (TV Episode)
Jazz mentions the film, music is heard
Seinfeld: The Mom and Pop Store (1994) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name
Walker, Texas Ranger: The Road to Black Bayou (1994) (TV Episode)
Parker refers to a villain as a "reject from Deliverance."
Heretic (1994) (Video Game)
Women of the House: Bad Girl (1995) (TV Episode)
When Malone is hit on by two sleazy guys, Natty tells her, "If that's what you're in the mood for, you can just go to the video store and rent 'Deliverance.'"
Grace Under Fire: Grace at the Campfire (1995) (TV Episode)
Grace quotes a line from "Deliverance"
Law & Order: Seed (1995) (TV Episode)
Judge Aldo Ianello tells Claire that he has seen the film.
The Expert (1995)
Women of the House: Women in Film (1995) (TV Episode)
Comical discussion of the infamous rape scene.
Married with Children: Bearly Men (1995) (TV Episode)
The famous Banjo theme is used in the wood scene, when Al and Bud try to sleep next to the fire.
Animal Room (1995)
Matthew Lillard suggests they do to Neil Patrick Harris "what they did to that guy in 'Deliverance.'"
MST3K Little Gold Statue Preview Special (1995) (TV Special)
Characters talk about this movie
Freeway (1996)
Black Sheep (1996)
Home Improvement: Shopping Around (1996) (TV Episode)
When Jill remarks that some families kiss on the lips, Tim replies that they are the families in Deliverance
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
"Pull over. Squeal like a pig."
Fled (1996)
Dodge: "Didn't you see 'Deliverance'?"
Mad About You: Outbreak (1996) (TV Episode)
Paul uses this movie as an example as he explains the "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" game.
Married with Children: The Juggs Have Left the Building (1996) (TV Episode)
The Bundys stay at Deliverance Inn where 'you'll squeal like a pig at our hospitality' and the inn has a Ned Beatty Suite and there are complimentary canoe trips
Mutant Man (1996)
A character makes reference to this movie's inbred backwoods hicks having someone "squeal like a pig."
Lebensborn (1997)
Redneck Rampage (1997) (Video Game)
Leonard tells his enemies to "squeal like a pig".
Breakdown (1997)
Nash Bridges: Deliverance (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
Gone Fishin' (1997)
Opportunus (1997) (Short)
Halvveis til Haugesund (1997)
Otto: "Yes, it's quite pretty here. Like a mix between 'The Shining' and 'Deliverance'."
The Vicar of Dibley: Love and Marriage (1998) (TV Episode)
Geraldine briefly hums "Dueling Banjos" to emphasize a point regarding inbreeding.
Pistvakt - en vintersaga: Svartlien 2010 (1998) (TV Episode)
Göran Fors ask his partner if he has seen this movie
Dexter's Laboratory: Critical Gas/Let's Save the World You Jerk!/Average Joe (1998) (TV Episode)
Old Man Macowsky looks at Dexter in his romper suit and thinks it is a pig and Dexter squeals like one.
Dawson's Creek: Road Trip (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Chicago Hope: Deliverance (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Body Count (1998)
The General (1998)
Scene re-created where Martin Cahill steals the gold record awarded to this movie.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 106 (1998) (TV Episode)
In Let's Make a Date, Greg thinks that Ryan is from the cast of Deliverance.
Clay Pigeons (1998)
'Dueling Banjos' is played on the lake.
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
Two cameras film each other. A.J. calls it a camera battle, mentions Deliverance and asks for pig sounds.
Everybody Loves Raymond: Getting Even (1998) (TV Episode)
Frank mentions the film and the music is used in the last scene.
Deer Avenger (1998) (Video Game)
Get Bruce (1999)
mentioned by Robin Williams
Made Men (1999)
Lake Placid (1999)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Squirm (1999) (TV Episode)
"...can we see the weird kid with the banjo?"
Saturday Night Live 25 (1999) (TV Special)
Referenced by President Bush
The Royle Family: Antony's Birthday (1999) (TV Episode)
Dave mentions this
Action: Lights, Camera, Action! (1999) (TV Episode)
Peter mentions the film.
28 Days (2000)
Futurama: The Deep South (2000) (TV Episode)
Bender hums Dueling Banjos when he sees the Atlanta mermaids, implying that they are inbred hillbillies.
Road Trip (2000)
E.L. (and later a Police Investigator) suspect they might be gang-raped by rednecks while stranded in the woods.
The King of Queens: Whine Country (2000) (TV Episode)
The infamous banjo riff is played after two country locals make remarks about Spence and Arthur
Rape Me (2000)
Loser (2000)
Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) (Video)
It is referenced.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Sabrina, the Muse (2001) (TV Episode)
Roxie mentions the film
Visualizing 'Carrie' (2001) (Video)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Perfect Fit (2001) (Video)
Mention is made of this John Boorman directed movie
Stargate SG-1: The Warrior (2002) (TV Episode)
Jack: "Deliverance? Do you have any idea what happened to the guys in that movie?"
The Anarchist Cookbook (2002)
Puck says "In other circumstances these guy would be plucking there banjo and make me squeel like a pig"
Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002) (TV Special)
Reference to inbreeding rednecks, followed by one bar of Dueling Banjos.
The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia (2002)
Scenes from "Deliverance" are mentioned to demonstrate how backwoods types are often depicted in the movies
Cabin Fever (2002)
The Office: Charity (2002) (TV Episode)
Finch imitates the infamous "Squeal like a pig" scene.
Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)
While exploring a creepy backwoods area, one of the the characters in "Forty-Niner" mocks the locals by telling another character "You sure have a purty mouth" in the same way as the famous line in "Deliverance" is uttered.
The Monkees: Live Summer Tour (2002) (Video)
Referenced after Peter's banjo solo
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Holes (2003)
Mr. Sir (while being ridiculed about his appearance) demands his face be regarded as, "pretty/purdy." The word was also used-in a more darker sense of humor-in the other film, also starring Voight.
Père et fils (2003)
Mystic River (2003)
A dark and cruel event leaves an indelible scar on a group of friends.
Wrong Turn (2003)
Scott mentions Deliverance when the group of four reach the cabin.
Red Water (2003) (TV Movie)
Movie mentioned by name.
The Undertow (2003) (Video)
Characters quote dialogue from it while on a canoe trip through the backwoods.
Manhunt (2003) (Video Game)
The pig character 'Piggsy' and the name of the last level is Deliverance
One of Them (2003) (Video)
When their car crashes, teens decide to hole up at a sinister academy rather than to walk through walk they describe as "Deliverance" country.
Big Fish (2003)
Duelling Banjos theme, played by Lonnie from Deliverance.
Season of the Hunted (2003)
some male friends go into the woods and are attacked by the locals/use of bow and arrow
Mean Creek (2004)
Referenced in the "Squeal Piggy" scene, boat trip and burial
Employee of the Month (2004)
When Jack (Steve Zahn) is making fun of the redneck character Dorff (Jay Leggett). He calls him a banjo strumming Deliverance reject. Obvious reference to Deliverance (1972) in which there is a famous "Duelin' Banjo's" scene.
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)
In several scenes in Some Kind of Monster, there's a Deliverance poster.
King of the Hill: Ceci N'est Pas Une King of the Hill (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jazz
I Accidentally Domed Your Son (2004)
The line "squeal like a pig."
Savage Island (2004)
A character suggests watching Deliverance with the neighboring redneck family
Without a Paddle (2004)
When the three male lead enter a backwoods town, one says they're at "the corner of 'Bumfuck' and 'You got a purty mouth'".
Father of the Pride: Larry's Debut, and Sweet Darryl Hannah Too (2004) (TV Episode)
Snack is talking about what a multi-layered actor Burt is and lists several of his movies and his TV show.
International Playboys' First Movie: Ghouls Gone Wild! (2004) (Video)
The Count references "the 45 minute mark of Deliverance" before molesting Monty Carlo in the Playboys' van
Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2004 (2004) (TV Movie)
Referenced during debate '92
Chainsaw Redux: Making a Massacre (2004) (Video)
This title is referenced in my documentary.
The Descent (2005)
After a sequence of white water rafting, the heroes are driving through the backwoods with banjo music on the radio.
House of Wax (2005)
Poster shown outside movie theater.
Down in the Valley (2005)
"You're gonna squeal like a pig."
Top Gear: Episode #6.6 (2005) (TV Episode)
Jeremy hums "Dueling Banjos" from this film
2001 Maniacs (2005)
The three friends name the movie Deliverance. ("we're in deliverance town now")
The Long Weekend (2005)
convict says "You got a pretty mouth"
Tracks (2005)
(said by inmate to new prisoner) "Hey boy, you got a pretty mouth."
House M.D.: Acceptance (2005) (TV Episode)
House picks Chase to see an inmate in jail because he has a "prettier mouth"
Supernatural: Pilot (2005) (TV Episode)
"'Squeal like a pig' trouble"
Surface: Episode #1.4 (2005) (TV Episode)
Phil whistles "Dueling Banjos" while Miles is preparing his rabbit traps.
Twenty Dollar Baby (2005) (Short)
Dueling Banjos played
The Amazing Race: Think Like an Office Chair (2005) (TV Episode)
While his family mocks Alabama, Walter Brensen hums a few notes of "Dueling Banjos", made famous in this movie
Invasion: The Hunt (2005) (TV Episode)
when Russel, Dave and Jesse are on the boat, Dave sings the melody from the "Banjo Duel" of "Deliverance" and later he says its like in Deliverance
Prison Break: And Then There Were 7 (2005) (TV Episode)
(to a pedophile) "Yeah, yeah...whatever, Deliverence"
Grey's Anatomy: Thanks for the Memories (2005) (TV Episode)
George says: "I'm in the woods with shotguns, and liquor and car talk. It's like Deliverance out here."
Little Britain: Episode #3.4 (2005) (TV Episode)
Travel agent tells a lady he can get her a two-for-one deal on a canoeing trip where they filmed it
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Film advertisement is shown in a newspaper.
Supernatural: The Benders (2006) (TV Episode)
After being abducted, a victim assumes the aductors will have some 'Ned Beatty time' with him.
Life on Mars: Episode #1.7 (2006) (TV Episode)
Ray Carling says "Squeal piggy, squeal!" and then explains "Deliverance."
Atmospheric Pressure: The Style and Palette (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
NCIS: Ravenous (2006) (TV Episode)
At the sight of some locals Tony mentions "Deliverance", along with the comment that he's Burt Reynolds and McGee would be Ned Beatty.
The Dead Live (2006) (Video)
Alex and Evans discuss the movie when trying to figure out Lucas' and Dawn's relationship.
Hillside Cannibals (2006) (Video)
"They're like...Deliverance on steroids"
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
"Isn't this the part where the hillbilly bangs me in the ass?"
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.201 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movies That Are All Wet" category
The Sex Movie (2006)
mentioned in dialogue
Cinematographer Style (2006)
Mentioned by Vilmos Zsigmond.
Top Gear: Episode #8.6 (2006) (TV Episode)
"Dueling Banjos" heard
Eureka: Pilot (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name
The Tooth Fairy (2006) (Video)
"Two bubbas who look like extras from Deliverence run the place"
Wedding Daze (2006)
Charades movie title guess
Dark Fields (2006) (Video)
"Three Doors to 'Deliverance' to the right"
The Backwoods (2006)
Similar themes, and scene where Paddy Considine cannot shoot rabbit echoes scene where Jon Voigt attempts to shoot a deer
The Marine (2006)
Morgan points out that there were no black people in "Deliverance". Also: The song "Duelling Banjos" from the older movie is playing once the criminals reach the swamp bar.
Saturday Night Live: Jaime Pressly/Corinne Bailey Rae (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
Extras: Sir Ian McKellen (2006) (TV Episode)
Andy's line "It's like Deliverance in here"
That Mitchell and Webb Look: Episode #1.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in snooker sketch.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Down the Drain (2006) (Video)
the opening line of "Dueling Banjos" is heard several times
The Genesis of 'Severance' (2007) (Video)
Referenced by name
NCIS: Suspicion (2007) (TV Episode)
Tim and Tony simulate 'Dueling Banjos' after finding out that the crime scene is in the boondocks.
Grossology: The Insider (2007) (TV Episode)
Lance Boil says "Now I'll make him squeal like a pig!"; a reference to Ned Beatty's rape scene in said film.
Wild Hogs (2007)
When Woody wants to take a road trip, to convince his friends, he says it will be like "Deliverance".
Are We Done Yet? (2007)
when Nick is on the water, "Duelling Banjos" is heard
My Name Is Bruce (2007)
Bruce mentions the sequel to 'Deliverance'
In the Land of Women (2007)
When Sarah and Carter are walking through the forest, Carter mentions that the remoteness of it makes him feel as if he's about to run into the cast of Deliverance.
The Real Estate Pros: Stepping Up (2007) (TV Episode)
Richard sees a photo of a house and says that there would be "Deliverance music" coming out of it.
The Mad (2007)
"Maybe we can stay in the 'Deliverance' suite."
Destination Truth: Ri/Iguanodon (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by host Josh Gates while pondering the native islanders reaction to the arrival of his team.
Bloodlines (2007) (Video)
hillbilly says "You sure are purty" to his victim
Shrooms (2007)
Hillbillies make pig squealing noises.
Dead Tone (2007)
"You sure do have a pretty mouth."
Prey for the Beast (2007)
a joke is made by a character about the "squealing pig" scene in Deliverance
Reaper: What About Blob (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sock
Headless Horseman (2007)
"This is 'Deliverance' country."
Screenwipe: Review of the Year 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
The dueling banjos theme is played over footage from 'Emmerdale' to mock how remote the characters are from mainstream society.
Cinematic Titanic: The Oozing Skull (2007) (Video)
Discussion of hillbillies alludes to the rape scene.
Backwoods (2008) (TV Movie)
a banjo playing in the background as a hillbilly boy with a shaved head is seen
27 Dresses (2008)
When Kevin and Jane come into the bar, Kevin says that he thinks they had just come into "East Deliverance, New York."
Let the Right One In (2008)
"Squeal like a pig " line
Witless Protection (2008)
"family tree out of 'Deliverance'"
Dying Breed (2008)
Jack mentions the film in dialogue
Fear Itself: The Sacrifice (2008) (TV Episode)
Deliverance is mentioned in conversation.
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #1.1 (2008) (TV Episode)
"Dueling Banjos" is played
Smallville: Odyssey (2008) (TV Episode)
Lois refers to Montana as "Deliverance country."
Saturday Night Live: Jon Hamm/Coldplay (2008) (TV Episode)
Darrell mentions it in the political rally sketch.
Guitar Hero World Tour (2008) (Video Game)
A metal version of Dueling Banjos is playable
Top Gear Australia: Road Trip of Dreams (2008) (TV Episode)
Warren Brown plays Duelling Banjos on a banjo that he bought in Sheffield, Tasmania.
Supernatural: Family Remains (2009) (TV Episode)
Ted tells Dean, "I'm not waiting for them to go all Deliverance on us."
Big River Man (2009)
The "Dueling Banjo's" theme played is a referance to Deliverance, a film that shares the river setting
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Jason Mraz (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Gov. David Paterson
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy (2009) (TV Special)
mentioned in dialouge
Cold Storage (2009)
"Out for a friendly stroll in the land of Deliverance."
Uutisvuoto: Episode #12.34 (2009) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned and Stan Saanila imitates on of the characters.
Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts (2009) (TV Special)
Mentioned in A bird for All Seasons
The Hills Run Red (2009) (Video)
"then these ass-loving rednecks come out of nowhere and fuck them all to death"
Legend of the Bog (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Outrage: Born in Terror (2009)
backwoods man plays "Dueling Banjos"
Letterman's Nailin' Palin (2009) (Video)
Dave quips "We've all seen Deliverance"
Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Zombieland (2009)
Tallahassee plays "Dueling Banjos" from Deliverance on the banjo and then says "You have a pretty mouth" when he sees the rednecks.
Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009) (Video)
after river rafting, a woman says a banjo playing freak will notice them in the middle of the woods
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.23 (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Toby Keith as a film he should have included on the list of Burt Reynolds movies
Rude Tube: Superstars of the Web (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex.
For Sale by Owner (2009)
"Straight out of 'Deliverance'."
The Blind Side (2009)
At a school football game, Leigh Anne calls a redneck fan "Deliverance".
The Simpsons: Rednecks and Broomsticks (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Cletus
Invicta (2009) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
Fringe: Johari Window (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.85 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that sex rehab in Mississippi consists of showing scenes from the movie
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Some storyline elements from "Deliverance" are referenced in a tragicomic way.
Cop Out (2010)
"Dueling Banjoes" heard
Archer: The Rock (2010) (TV Episode)
Sterling thinks he looks like Burt Reynolds from this film.
Justified: Fixer (2010) (TV Episode)
"squeal like a pig"
Lost: The Last Recruit (2010) (TV Episode)
Sawyer mentions that Jeff Fahey's character Lapidus looks like he "just stepped off the set of a Burt Reynolds movie".
Shrek Forever After (2010)
While the king and queen travel through the bad neighborhood,dueling banjos is heard in the background
The Truth (2010)
as a man prepares to rape another man, he hums "Dueling Banjos"
Breaking and Entering (2010)
Banjo player reference "Dueling Banjos" from movie.
The Cinema Snob: Redneck Zombies (2010) (TV Episode)
"It gives me a better redneck warning than Ned Beatty got in"
RED (2010)
the line "All we need is a banjo"
The Big Bang Theory: The Zazzy Substitution (2010) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned in the end credits Chuck Lorre Vanity Card #297.
American Dad!: For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls (2010) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions the film by name.
Not Another Heist Movie (2010) (Short)
Scene from movie is mentioned by character
Pelt (2010)
Killer likened to one of the hillbillies in Deliverance.
Paul (2011)
Nick Frost & Simon Pegg mention it at the very beginning, driving in their RV.
Archer: Pipeline Fever (2011) (TV Episode)
Sterling dresses like Burt Reynolds from the film and fishes with a bow and arrow.
Parks and Recreation: The Bubble (2011) (TV Episode)
Leslie's list of her mother's 100 favorite conversational topics includes the movie "Deliverance."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.153 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay asks a "Jaywalking" participant if he liked the film
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
When you kill an alien pig, Duke sometimes say the line "Squeel piggy, squeel".
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.23 (2011) (TV Episode)
it's mentioned that the film's theme is played in "Conan O'Brien Can't Stop"
The Cinema Snob: The Tormentors (2011) (TV Episode)
"Uh oh, I can't tell if they've run into the Deliverance cast..."
Nostalgia Critic: Cop and 1/2 (2011) (TV Episode)
detailing Burt Reynolds' career.
Hick (2011)
Mentioned by Clement in dialogue with Luli.
Glee: The Purple Piano Project (2011) (TV Episode)
Beiste contemplates whether she should "go all Deliverance on her."
The Cleveland Show: BFFs (2011) (TV Episode)
Ned Beatty mentioned in reference to rape
Enter Nowhere (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
The Grey (2011)
A group of men faces an unexpected and brutal battle to survive, with no help other than themselves.
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
"got a real pretty mouth"
Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Kelly Clarkson (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Rick Santorum (Andy Samberg) in the cold opening
Archer: The Man from Jupiter (2012) (TV Episode)
Sterling mentions the film to Burt Reynolds.
The Office: Special Project (2012) (TV Episode)
Dwight asks, "How many of you have seen the documentary 'Deliverance'?"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.30 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Aniston mentions that Wanderlust was shot in the same town as Deliverance.
Last Man Standing: This Bud's for You (2012) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions Ned Beatty and kayaks together
Dark Shadows (2012)
Title seen on cinema marquee
Slaughterhouse (2012)
There is a scene of "rape" forced by the killer between two victims, described by the Writer and Director Carlos Junior like a scene from Sexual Humiliation. This scene is a reference to the movie "Deliverance", 1972.
Psychos in the Woods (2012) (Video)
The psychotic character Iago talks about the rape scene in "Deliverance" as he sensually tortures Mandy.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.129 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea talks about the movie.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.131 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Casting By (2012)
Discuss the casting of the film
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
DVD is shown.
Django Unchained (2012)
Part of the name The Le Quint Dickey Mining Company is a reference to James Dickey, who wrote the poem the film is based on, and also makes a cameo in the film
Night Claws (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue: "you big ugly Deliverance-lookin' a**hole"
Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot (2013)
film poster shown
Justified: Kin (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Boyd
Cougar Town: Flirting with Time (2013) (TV Episode)
"You two have pretty mouths"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.35 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Bates Motel: What's Wrong with Norman (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Internship (2013)
In the beginning of the movie, Nick tells Billy that he thinks life is treating them like the hillbillies in "Deliverance"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.156 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay asks how many people remember the film
Joséphine (2013)
When Joséphine steals a bike to go to her parents' party, a cover of Dueling Banjos can be heard.
Orange Is the New Black: Moscow Mule (2013) (TV Episode)
Someone is described as an extra from this movie.
Ragin' Cajun Redneck Gators (2013)
Hillbilly kid who doesn't talk and has a banjo
Rude Tube: Kick-Ass Animals (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex.
Brickleberry: Trailer Park (2013) (TV Episode)
Malloy plays a "Duelling Banjos"-like song
13/13/13 (2013)
"Squeal like a piggy"
Birth of the Living Dead (2013)
Poster and photographs are shown.
The Bell Witch Haunting (2013)
"Hillbillies" and "squeal like a pig" mentioned
The Cinema Snob: Turkish I Spit on Your Grave (2013) (TV Episode)
"This guy looks like Burt Reynolds, if Burt Reynolds made Ned Beatty squeal like a pig."
Whiplash (2014)
The "I will fuck you like a pig!" remark is a reference to the infamous rape scene.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Bill Maher/Whitney Cummings/Jennifer Nettles (2014) (TV Episode)
Jay says the film showed that there are gay hillbillies
Film '72: Episode dated 30 January 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tim Robey when reviewing Out of the Furnace (2013)
Kummeli V (2014)
Title reference
Asylum (2014)
"You got a pretty mouth"
Alien Abduction (2014)
Character says, "It's like Deliverance"
The Cinema Snob: Black River Monster (2014) (TV Episode)
"When you have the Deliverance dream..."
Castle: For Better or Worse (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Castle.
Neighbours: Episode #1.6938 (2014) (TV Episode)
Toadie mentions the film
Leprechaun: Origins (2014)
Character says "You got a pretty mouth, girl" when he sees one of the locals
The Cinema Snob: Black Rage (2014) (TV Episode)
"It'll save you from getting raped Ned Beatty style."
Schitt's Creek: The Drip (2015) (TV Episode)
David mentions the movie by name.
Saturday Night Live: Blake Shelton (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Blakde Shelton during his monologue
Half in the Bag: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike asks Jay if Babe is the movie where people say "squeal like a piggie"
Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser (2015) (Video)
Referenced by Zander
Honest Game Trailers: Banjo Kazooie (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Even Lambs Have Teeth (2015)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Hell and Back (2015)
Same squeal line
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Martin Short/Saoirse Ronan/Harry Connick Jr. (2015) (TV Episode)
Martin Short compares Steve Martin to the movie, saying "It's all fun and games until the banjos come out."
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Arlo's fear of going into the wild and his subsequent meeting of seemingly backwards wild folk.
Chi-Raq (2015)
Referenced in dialogue.
Half in the Bag: Green Room (2016) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
The Loud House: Project Loud House/In Tents Debate (2016) (TV Episode)
Lincoln fears scary hill people hiding in the trees.
Killing Ground (2016)
In the opening scene, as Sam and Ian are driving towards their camping getaway, Sam is shown working on a crossword puzzle, and one of the first lines of dialog in the movie is Sam asking Ian what a 11 letter word meaning "salvation" would be. The question is never answered, but the most likely answer would be Deliverance, the movie which this film strongly resembles
2 Lava 2 Lantula! (2016) (TV Movie)
Backwoods guy says "You smell purty."
Cave (2016)
Characters whistle Dueling Banjos and discuss the movie while canoeing
How to Get Away with Murder: It's About Frank (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Happy Hunting (2017)
Hillbilly reference made.
Grimm: Tree People (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Veep: Judge (2017) (TV Episode)
Discussion about Ned Beatty.

Featured in 

Hooper (1978)
In the scene where Hooper (Burt Reynolds) and crew are watching Hooper's "stunt reel" at Hooper's house, the stunt reel contains scenes of Burt Reynolds in Deliverance (1972) being flipped out of the canoe
Odd Jobs (1986)
shown on TV during the vacuum sales scene
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Psycho III (1986)
The film is being shown on television.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #15 on the list.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia (2002)
Scenes from "Deliverance" are shown to demonstrate how backwoods types are often depicted in the movies.
I Love the '70s: 1972 (2003) (TV Episode)
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments: Part II: 75-51 (2004) (TV Episode)
Number 63 on the list
The Footy Show: Episode #13.21 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clip from this movie shown when it is claimed that one of the panelists looked like Burt Reynolds did in this movie.
TV Land Confidential: Movies (2007) (TV Episode)
Rude Tube: Superstars of the Web (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Rich Hall's the Dirty South (2010) (TV Movie)
footage shown
Nostalgia Critic: Gordy (2011) (TV Episode)
the "squeal" scene
Casting By (2012)
fragment with Billy Redden, Ronny Cox, Ned Beatty
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
TCM: Twenty Classic Moments (2014) (TV Movie)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Scariest Scenes from Non-Horror Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in video
De Palma (2015)
Final sequence is shown.
Videofobia: Puño de furia, contacto mortal (2016) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Scope (2017) (Video)
clip shown

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Richard Benjamin/Rickie Lee Jones (1979) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in A Bird for All Seasons
Saturday Night Live: Burt Reynolds/Anne Murray (1980) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as Deliverance II
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
The Everglade Gas Station Attendant (Dudley Remus) played the guitar part of the Deuling Banjos' in the movie "Deliverance".
SCTV Network: Days of the Week, The/Street Beef (1982) (TV Episode)
Carl's Cuts Free Delivery segment
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
the famous arm-behind-neck scene is spoofed
Curse of the Queerwolf (1988)
the mountain men that try to rape Larry
Fletch Lives (1989)
Rocko's Modern Life: No Pain, No Gain/Who Gives a Buck? (1993) (TV Episode)
The virtual rowing choice that Rocko accidentally chooses.
The Simpsons: Boy Scoutz 'n the Hood (1993) (TV Episode)
After Homer woefully says that the other campers must be having the time of their lives, they're seen drifting on their rafts through a forest, while being watched by an unknown person. "Dueling Banjos" is also playing in the background.
Tiny Toons Spring Break (1994) (TV Movie)
Father Ted: Good Luck, Father Ted (1995) (TV Episode)
The banjo duel with the people from father teds community is a funny version of the banjo-duel in "Deliverance"
Hexen (1995) (Video Game)
There is a game cheat called "deliverance", hich turns people into pigs. Once activated the word "squeal!" appears on the screen.
The Curse of Monkey Island (1997) (Video Game)
The banjo duel with VanHelgen is a parody of the banjo scene from the film.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 105 (1998) (TV Episode)
Brad "plays" "Dueling Banjos" on his prop.
The New Addams Family: Addams Family Feud (1999) (TV Episode)
dueling banjos scene recreated
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV Special)
Billy Crystal's Opening Skit
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000) (Video)
The banjo music playing while Barbara Primesuspekt is in the garage door is similar to "Dueling Banjos."
Family Guy: To Love and Die in Dixie (2001) (TV Episode)
Stewie is playing the banjo on the porch with the locals like the banjo scene in Deliverance
Stargate SG-1: The Warrior (2002) (TV Episode)
Colonel O'Neill makes reference to this movie in the Briefing Room of the SGC, jokingly asking Bra'tac, "Deliverance, do you have any idea what happened to the guys in that movie?"
2001 Maniacs (2005)
The banjo - guitar duel in both movies.
Family Guy: The Perfect Castaway (2005) (TV Episode)
farting contest parodies Dueling Banjos from this movie
Arrested Development: Mr. F (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentally challanged Rita plays a banjo like Lonnie, the weird banjo-playing boy.
RV (2006)
Robot Chicken: 1987 (2006) (TV Episode)
"Squeal Like a Pig"
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
A stranger and a local connect amazingly via their impromptu musical duel.
Kill Buljo: The Movie (2007)
The rape scene is spoofed and highly exagerated
South Park: The China Probrem (2008) (TV Episode)
The rape scene is re-enacted
Shrek Forever After (2010)
A bar of "Dueling Banjoes" can be heard as the King & Queen go to visit Rumpelstiltskin.
Kong Curling (2011)
In the birdwatching-scene, Truls (Atle Antonsen) hallucinates seeing Gordon (Ingar Helge Gimle) smoking a giant cigar, and then "sees" Stefan (Kåre Conradi) about to shoot him with a bow and arrow, while wearing funny-looking war-paint. The last "vision" looks just like the scene where Lewis (Burt Reynolds) goes ashore and then shoots The Mountain Man in Deliverance
Purdieliverance: A 21st Century Silent Spoof (2012) (Short)
A Silent Film Comedy Version of the 1972 Film

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