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Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade (1994)

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Short | 25 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

Twenty-five years after commiting a double murder, Karl Childers is going to be released from an institution for the criminally insane. A local reporter comes to talk to him, and after some fussing about her gender, the institution's ...See moreTwenty-five years after commiting a double murder, Karl Childers is going to be released from an institution for the criminally insane. A local reporter comes to talk to him, and after some fussing about her gender, the institution's director lets her talk to Karl (after all, he'll have to talk to women after his release). Karl talks about his life leading up to the crime, and the reporter listens in horror. Written by See less
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Kent L. Wakeford (as Kent Wakeford)
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Updated Jan 24, 1994

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Nov 23, 1999 (United States)

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Billy Bob Thornton
Karl Childers Karl Childers   See fewer
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Molly Ringwald
Teresa Tatum Teresa Tatum   See fewer
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J.T. Walsh
Charles Bushman Charles Bushman   See fewer
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Jefferson Mays
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7.6 / 10 | 1,548 votes