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Sling Blade(1996)

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Brief Synopsis

The tale of Karl Childers, a mildly retarded man faced with a complex moral dilemma. As a child, Karl was severely abused by his fanatically religious parents, who considered him a punishment from God. When he found his mother sexually entangled with the town bully, Karl believed their actions were

Cast & Crew

Billy Bob Thornton Karl Childers
Dwight Yoakam Doyle Hargraves
J.T. Walsh Charles Bushman
John Ritter Vaughn Cunningham
Lucas Black Frank Wheatley
Natalie Canerday Linda Wheatley
James Hampton Jerry Woolridge
Robert Duvall Karl'S Father
Rick Dial Bill Cox
Brent Briscoe Scooter Hodges
Christy Ward Melinda
Sarah Boss Marsha Dwiggins
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MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1996 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Miramax Films
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Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • BRILLIANT!!!!

    Savoirefaire 2014-10-24

    Billy Bob Thornton becomes Karl Childers in one of the greatest performances in film. You would never, never know the two were the same person. There are... MORE>