Sling Blade

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    One of the top 5 most powerful films I have ever watched....3 times and still going..lol. Billy Bob Thornton plays this silent person with magical believable skill. A winner. Little if any real violence. ***


    "In an Oscar-winning tour de force, writer-director Billy Bob Thornton stars as Karl Childers, a man who returns home after being released from a psychiatric hospital, where he'd been confined since age 12 for murdering his mother and her lover. On the outside, the simpleminded Karl lands a job at a garage fixing motors and befriends a young boy -- but can Karl outrun his past? Thornton's co-stars include Dwight Yoakam and John Ritter."
     
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    Ya know, I have never seen that movie. I wonder if it's on netflix instant play? I'll go look.
     
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    "Sling Blade" is my favorite movie


    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqTWQiTlhKQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player]YouTube - french fried tators[/ame]
     
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    I have never watched a movie over one or two times and I plan on seeing this many more. It stays with one. It never leaves my mind, morning or night....Very strange impact it has had and I loved every minute of it. Thanks for putting up the trailer. :)
     
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    I have bought copies of the movie and send it to friends and relatives.

    They hadn't watched it because they thought it was one of those teen slasher movies.

    Everyone that I have convinced to watch it thought it was a really great movie.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZ10oIs8LLc&feature=youtube_gdata_player]YouTube - Sling Blade - You Will Be Happy[/ame]
     
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    I stream it on Netflix. Great way to spend two hours. The scene where he talks about his little brother...OMG. I won't say anymore and give it away. Great ending though, which we ALL saw coming...
     
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    A friend of mine bugged me for two weeks to watch the movie and I kept refusing.

    Because the name of the movie made me think it was something that wasn't.

    Finally he brought a copy of it to work and force me to take it home.

    Now it is my all time favorite movie.

    The acting was first rate and I didn't realize till after the movie it was Billy Bob Thornton playing the lead role.
     
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    Some people call it a sling blade. I call it a kaiser blade.
     
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    LOL This is a quick and funny summation of the movie. :eusa_angel:


    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6hC2P3tH2I&feature=youtube_gdata_player]YouTube - Sling Blade in 5 Seconds[/ame]
     
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    LOL..yep, that is what Karl said several times. I still think a different title would have been better as I, too, thought at first it might be a slasher film and those do nothing for me. Maybe if I were still married? :lol: :lol: :lol:
     

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