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Stephen King's Thinner A plump, unscrupulous lawyer (Robert John Burke) runs over an old Gypsy woman in Thinner — it's B-movie bad luck — so the...Stephen King's ThinnerHorrorPT92MR A plump, unscrupulous lawyer (Robert John Burke) runs over an old Gypsy woman in Thinner — it's B-movie bad luck — so the...1997-05-23
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Stephen King's Thinner

Genre: Horror; Starring: Robert John Burke, Michael Constantine, Joe Mantegna, Tom Holland; Director: Tom Holland; Runtime (in minutes): 92; MPAA Rating: R

A plump, unscrupulous lawyer (Robert John Burke) runs over an old Gypsy woman in Thinner — it’s B-movie bad luck — so the Gypsy king touches him, scowls, and wheezes out a curse: ”Thiiinner!” This Stephen King creeper gets more anemic as it goes along, with director Tom Holland (Child’s Play) reduced to slathering on the gore. And up close, Burke’s fat suits and Joe Mantegna’s gangster caricature look even chintzier than they did in theaters. C-