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Sling Blade (1996)

R 08/30/1996 (US) Drama 2h 15m

A simple man. A difficult choice.

Overview

Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.

  1. Billy Bob Thornton

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Billy Bob Thornton

    Billy Bob Thornton

    Karl Childers

  2. Dwight Yoakam

    Dwight Yoakam

    Doyle Hargraves

  3. J.T. Walsh

    J.T. Walsh

    Charles Bushman

  4. John Ritter

    John Ritter

    Vaughan Cunningham

  5. Lucas Black

    Lucas Black

    Frank Wheatley

  6. Robert Duvall

    Robert Duvall

    Karl's Father

  7. Jim Jarmusch

    Jim Jarmusch

    Frostee Cream Boy

  8. Rick Dial

    Bill Cox

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Sling Blade
Sling Blade

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $1,000,000.00

Revenue $24,444,121.00

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