Sling Blade

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1996
  • Running time: 135 min
Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.
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Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.

Original Release

08/30/1996

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Cast

Billy Bob Thornton Karl Childers
Dwight Yoakam Doyle Hargraves
J.T. Walsh Charles Bushman
John Ritter Vaughan Cunningham
Lucas Black Frank Wheatley
Robert Duvall Karl's Father
Natalie Canerday Linda Wheatley
James Hampton Jerry Woolridge
Christine Renee Ward Melinda
Jim Jarmusch Frostee Cream Boy
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Billy Bob Thornton

Writers

Billy Bob Thornton

Cast

Billy Bob Thornton Karl Childers
Dwight Yoakam Doyle Hargraves
J.T. Walsh Charles Bushman
John Ritter Vaughan Cunningham
Lucas Black Frank Wheatley
Robert Duvall Karl's Father
Natalie Canerday Linda Wheatley
James Hampton Jerry Woolridge
Christine Renee Ward Melinda
Jim Jarmusch Frostee Cream Boy
Vic Chesnutt Terence
Rick Dial Bill Cox
Brent Briscoe Scooter Hodges
Tim Holder Albert
Bruce Hampton Morris (as Col. Bruce Hampton Ret.)
Mickey Jones Monty Johnson
Ian Moore Randy Horsefeathers
Sarah Boss Marsha Dwiggins
Kathy Sue Brown Theresa Evans
Wendell Rafferty Melvin

Producers

Editors

Hughes Winborne

1997 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1997 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Won
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