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  • Sling Blade (1996)
  • R
    135 min | Drama
Sling Blade (1996)
R
135 min | Drama

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.
Writer
Billy Bob Thornton (play) (screenplay)
Composer
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Release date
Mar 14, 1997 (United States)

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Cast

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32 cast members
Name Known for
Billy Bob Thornton
Karl Childers Karl Childers   See fewer
Dwight Yoakam
Doyle Hargraves Doyle Hargraves   See fewer
J.T. Walsh
Charles Bushman Charles Bushman   See fewer
John Ritter
Vaughan Cunningham Vaughan Cunningham   See fewer
Lucas Black
Frank Wheatley Frank Wheatley   See fewer
Natalie Canerday
Linda Wheatley Linda Wheatley   See fewer
James Hampton
Jerry Woolridge Jerry Woolridge   See fewer
Robert Duvall
Karl's Father Karl's Father   See fewer
Rick Dial
Bill Cox Bill Cox   See fewer
Brent Briscoe
Scooter Hodges Scooter Hodges   See fewer
Christine Renee Ward
Melinda (as Christy Ward) Melinda (as Christy Ward)   See fewer
Sarah Boss
Marsha Dwiggins Marsha Dwiggins   See fewer
Kathy Sue Brown
Theresa Evans Theresa Evans   See fewer
Bruce Hampton
Morris (as Col. Bruce Hampton Ret.) Morris (as Col. Bruce Hampton Ret.)   See fewer
Vic Chesnutt
Terence Terence   See fewer
Mickey Jones
Monty Johnson Monty Johnson   See fewer
Ian Moore
Randy Horsefeathers Randy Horsefeathers   See fewer
Judy Pryor Trice
Mrs. Woolridge Mrs. Woolridge   See fewer
Scott Stewart
Bubba Woolridge Bubba Woolridge   See fewer
Betty Lynn Hall
Woolridge Daughter Woolridge Daughter   See fewer
Jim Jarmusch
Frostee Cream Boy Frostee Cream Boy   See fewer
Gary Don Fletcher
Preacher Preacher   See fewer
Tim Holder
Albert Albert   See fewer
Tom Kagy
Freddy Freddy   See fewer
Stacy Thomason
Woodridge Secretary (as Stacy Barrow) Woodridge Secretary (as Stacy Barrow)   See fewer
Jamie Stewart
Teenage Boy Teenage Boy   See fewer
D.J. Royston
Housekeeper Housekeeper   See fewer
Raymond Lewallen
Ticket Agent Ticket Agent   See fewer
Bill Glasscock
Old Man (voice) Old Man (voice)   See fewer
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