Sling Blade
Buena Vista (1996)
Crime, Drama, Thriller
In Collection
Seen ItNo
IMDB   8.0
135 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   R (Restricted)
Lucas Black Frank Wheatley
Billy Bob Thornton Karl Childers
Natalie Canerday Linda Wheatley
Robert Duvall Frank Childers
John Ritter Vaughan Cunningham
J.T. Walsh Charles Bushman
Dwight Yoakam Doyle Hargraves
James Hampton Jerry Woolridge
Rick Dial Bill Cox
Brent Briscoe Scooter Hodges
Billy Bob Thornton
Producer Brandon Rosser
Larry Meistrich
Writer Billy Bob Thornton
Cinematography Barry Markowitz
Musician Daniel Lanois

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.
Edition Details
Edition Miramax Collector's Series
Distributor Miramax Home Video
Release Date 6/7/2005
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Fullscreen (4:3, Letterboxed)
Widescreen (1.85:1)
Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1)
Subtitles Spanish; English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Dolby Surround [English]
Dolby Digital Surround [English]
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 2

Disc 01 Disc 1 Sling Blade Director's Cut Feature Commentary with Writer/Director/Actor Billy Bob Thornton Disc 2 Mr. Thornton Goes to Hollywood Bravo Profiles: Billy Bob Thornton Roundtable Discussion with Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, Mickey Jones and Producer David Bushell Conversation with Billy Bob Thornton and Robert Duvall Conversation with Robert Duvall Conversation with Billy Bob Thornton and Composer Daniel Lanois The Return of Karl On the Set: 1. Billy Bob at Work 2. Doyle's Band: The Johnsons 3. Doyle Gets Pummeled "Doyle's Dead" - With Introduction by Billy Bob Thornton Sling Blade Reviews