Deliverance

Deliverance quotes

34 total quotes (ID: 157)

Bobby Trippe
Drew Ballinger
Ed Gentry
Lewis Medlock
Multiple Characters


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?


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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

We made it. We made it, Ed. We made it. We're back, Ed.

Goddamn, you play a mean banjo.

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.

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.