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Thinner (1996)

Director:
Tom Holland

COUNTRY
USA

Genre
Horror
NORWEGIAN TITLE
Thinner

RUNNING TIME
92 minutes

Producer:
Mitchell Galin
Richard P. Rubinstein
Screenwriter:
Tom Holland
Michael McDowell
Based on "The Curse" by:
Stephen King


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Billy Halleck Robert John Bruke
Richie Ginelli Joe Mantegna
Heidi Halleck Lucinda Jenney -
Tadzu Lempke Michael Constantine -
Gina Lempke Kari Wuhrer -
Linda Halleck Joy Lentz -

 

Review

Thinner? Are we talking about the plot? This film is based on the Stephen King novel "The Curse" (released under his alias Richard Bachmann), and is thematically dubious and riddled with stereotypes. It's also a formulaic mess lightweight and humorous without ever being funny as well as severely lacking in production values. One of several bad King adaptations from the the '80s and '90s.

Copyright 11.01.1998 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang
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English version: 15.10.2020 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang)