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The plot of Thinner concerns massively overweight lawyer Billy Halleck (Robert John Burke), who is receiving an oral gift from his wife (Lucinda Jenney) while driving down the street one night, when he becomes so carried away that he runs over an old Gypsy woman (Irma St. Paule), killing her. Nobody in town likes the traveling Gypsies much, so Halleck's pals -- a judge and a cop -- cover up the incident. After the cover-up, the dead woman's father, Tadzu Lempke (Michael Constantine), touches
Oct 25, 1996 Wide
Oct 7, 1997
Republic Pictures Home Video
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Thinner continues in a kind of cartoony vein, almost making fun of itself as it goes along, but not exactly getting any laughs.
A constantly absorbing little chiller directed by the underrated Tom Holland (Fright Night, Child's Play).
Stephen King's freakiest film in eons
Mediocre Steven King adaptation. Interesting horror idea in light of society's obsession with dieting, but really just another horror movie.
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