Sling Blade

Sleepy, creepy, oddly moving fable about a small-town misfit who tries to go home again, from actor-screenwriter turned director Billy Bob Thornton. Twenty-five years ago, 12-year-old Karl Childers (Thornton) killed his abusive mama and her lover with a sling blade, and was sent away to a hospital for the criminally insane. Now he's returning to the tight-knit...read more

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01:52 — Twenty five years after committing an unthinkable crime, a quiet man named Karl (Thornton) is finally returning home. Once there, he is befriended by (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Sleepy, creepy, oddly moving fable about a small-town misfit who tries to go home again, from actor-screenwriter turned director Billy Bob Thornton. Twenty-five years ago, 12-year-old Karl Childers (Thornton) killed his abusive mama and her lover with a sl… (more)

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