Deliverance

Deliverance quotes

34 total quotes (ID: 157)

Bobby Trippe
Drew Ballinger
Ed Gentry
Lewis Medlock
Multiple Characters


Bobby: I had my first wet dream in a sleepin' bag.
Ed: How was it?
Bobby: Great. [pause] There's no repeatin' it.


Bobby: Which way are we goin', this way or that?
Lewis: I think, uh, downstream would be a good idea, don't you? Drew - you and Bobby see some rocks, you yell out now, right?...
Bobby: Lewis, is this the way you get your rocks off?

Ed: Everything happened right here. Lewis broke his leg in those rapids there, and Drew drowned here.
Bobby: No, nothin' happened here.
Ed: Bobby, listen to me. We got to stop them from lookin' up river. It's important that we get together on this thing. Do you understand?...We're not out of this yet.

Lewis: [about their cars] We want somebody to drive 'em down to Aintry for us.
Man: Hell, you're crazy.
Lewis: No shit. Hey, fill that one up with gas, huh, OK?

[Lewis and Ed take a wrong turn looking for the river]
Lewis: Well, we ****ed up.
Griner: Where you goin' city boy?
Lewis: We'll find it. We'll find it.
Griner: It ain't nothin' but the biggest ****in' river in the state.

We're gonna leave Friday, from Atlanta. I'm gonna have you back in your little suburban house in time to see the football game on Sunday afternoon. I know you'll be back in time to see the pom-pom girls at halftime 'cause I know that's all you care about...Yeah, there's some people up there that ain't never seen a town before, no bigger than Aintry anyway. And then those woods are real deep. The river's inaccessible except at a couple of points...This is the last chance we got to see this river. You just wait till you feel that white-water under you, Bobby...I'll have you in the water in an hour.

Night has fallen. And there's nothin' we can do about it.

I got eaten alive last night. My bites have got bites...I'm a salesman, Ed.

Goddamn, you play a mean banjo.

Lewis: The first explorers saw this country, saw it just like us.
Drew: I can imagine how they felt.
Bobby: [about the rapids] Yeah, we beat it, didn't we? Did we beat that?
Lewis: You don't beat it. You never beat the river chubby.

Sometimes you have to lose yourself before you can find anything...A couple more months, she'll all be gone...from Aintry on up. One big dead lake.

No matter what disasters may occur in other parts of the world, or what petty little problems arise..., no one can find us up here.

Talk about genetic deficiencies-isn't that pitiful?

Mountain Man: What do you want to do now?
Toothless Man: [grinning] He's got a real pretty mouth on him, don't he?
Mountain Man: Ain't that the truth.
Toothless Man: [to Ed] You gonna do some prayin' for me, boy. And you better pray real good.

[after their first successful trip through rapids] That's the best - the second best sensation I ever felt.