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Sling Blade Reviews

S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media
December 6, 2011
Intense family drama with strong language, some violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Gino Sassani
Upcomingdiscs.Com
May 13, 2010
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Diana Saenger
ReviewExpress.com
August 9, 2009
An exceptional film with superb acting and great direction made even more enjoyable with this Blu-Ray release.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
August 1, 2009
An intelligent movie that beats with the heart of an indie film, with details and characters remaining more important than action or direct exposition.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic

Entertainment Weekly
February 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: A-

Empire Magazine
November 3, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy
September 23, 2005
It's frightening and haunting and what put Billy Bob in the Hollywood scene as a writer and an actor.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: A-
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
July 1, 2005
One of the best American films from this past decade
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Steven Chupnick
MovieWeb
June 25, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Dylan Grant
MovieFreak.com
June 22, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Tony Whitt
Now Playing Magazine
June 13, 2005
Um-hmm.
Full Review | Original Score: A

Reel.com
June 12, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
Randy Miller
DVDTalk.com
June 8, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
June 3, 2005
...the movie's ambling pace fits the demeanor of its main character, a man who is not used to getting anywhere fast. (Special Edition Director's Cut)
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Joshua Tyler
CinemaBlend.com
May 31, 2005
Don't dismiss it out of hand as yet another celebrity plays mentally handicapped for awards.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott Standish
DVD Confidential
July 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: B-

Audio Video Revolution
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
November 27, 1996
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4