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Thinner (1996)

Thinner
5.5 Rating
(169 ratings)
5.7 IMDB rating
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Robert John Burke Robert John Burke
Billy Halleck
Lucinda Jenney Lucinda Jenney
Heidi Halleck
Bethany Joy Galeotti Bethany Joy Galeotti
Linda Halleck
Time Winters Time Winters
Prosecutor
Howard Erskine Howard Erskine
Judge Phillips
Joe Mantegna Joe Mantegna
Richie Ginelli
Terrence Garmey Terrence Garmey
Bailiff
Randy Jurgensen Randy Jurgensen
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Written by (View all)
Stephen King Stephen King
(novel)
Michael McDowell Michael McDowell
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10 years, 1 month ago at Sep 6 7:20
Great lessons in this movie. Just goes to show that there are consequences to every action, lying to save your own arse doesn't get you anywhere in the end and revenge is never, ever sweet. Plus gluttony isn't exactly a good idea either. Unfortunately I've never read the book on this one so I can't say if the movie has done it justice but then they rarely do. The acting could've been a bit better ... read more

Let The Curse Fit The Crime.

8 years, 11 months ago at Nov 24 20:46
Another great take on a Stephen king novel! this one directed by Tom Holland, about a rather large, careless man who accidently kills a gypsy with his car due to not paying attention/recieving road head. Placed on him is a curse which makes him thinner, and thinner.. and you get the idea. Before long, Billy Halleck realizes he is not sticking to his diet, yet he is still losing a remarkable amount... read more

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7 years, 2 months ago at Aug 12 8:59
best stephen king film - good story and wow the effects are excellent. How an earth did they get the larger guy so damn thin? great watch.
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Release date: 25 October 1996
UPC: 017153114195
Tags: Horror (13), Based On Novel (5), 1996 (5), Stephen King (5), Revenge (5), Thriller (5), 1990s (4), Pie (3), Gypsy (3), Curse (3), Obesity (3), Sex In Car (2), Mafia (2), Carousel (2), Weight Loss (2), Product Placement (2), Oral Sex (2), Acid (2), Fellatio (2), Fat Suit (2)
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" A fun good idea where a fat man can't seem to stop dropping his weight all of a sudden due to a gypsy curse. and there is some good fat-suits and make-up in this film, but there isn't possible to go very far with the idea and it all becomes pretty boring after a while and it feels dragged out for too long and has a feel of an over-extended "Tales from the Crypt" episode. The final twist is also predictable as soon as a possible way out is introduced. The film consist also mostly of unlikable ch"


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" TITLE OF WRITTEN WORK: Thinner PUBLISHED FORMAT: novel AUTHOR/CREATOR: Stephen King ORIGINAL PUBLICATION YEAR: 1984 HAVE I READ: No NOTES: N/A "


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"Things come with a cost. Go ahead, eat like there's no tomorrow. Because, there may not be a tomorrow. Especially, if you get cursed with rapid weight loss. Let the punishment, fit the crime. The overweight lawyer in this film, found that out the hard way. Literally."


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" PUBLISHED WORK: ThinnerPUBLISHED FORMAT: NovelORIGINAL PUBLICATION DATE: 1984COMMENTS: Published under his pseudonym, Richard Bachman"


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