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Sling Blade

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Drama Independent Rated: 18+ (R)19962h 15mOn: Showtime Hulu Tags: Psychology Country: America

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.Sling Blade featuring Billy Bob Thornton and Dwight Yoakam is streaming on Showtime, streaming with subscription on Hulu, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 6 others. It's a drama and independent movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (81,914 votes).

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#408 Ranked Movie

#3 Ranked in Independent Movies

#16 Ranked in Movies on Showtime

#59 Ranked in Psychology Movies

Sling Blade has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (81,914 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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