Thinner (1996)
Thinner (1996) Genre(s): Horror

AKA: Stephen King's Thinner

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Robert John Burke, Joe Mantegna, Lucinda Jenney, Michael Constantine, Kari Wuhrer, Joie Lenz, Time Winters, Howard Erskine, Terrence Garmey, Randy Jurgensen, Jeff Ware, Antonette Schwartzberg, Terence Kava, Adriana Delphine

Synopsis: Forget the Atkins diet. Try running over an old gypsy woman instead.

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Ripley's movie review

The makeup is pretty good although, as a fat guy, Burke looked like he had one of those whiplash neck brace things on since he never turned his head without turning his whole body. The movie itself isn't very good, not nearly as good as the book, but it's oddly fascinating.

Added 18 February 2004 at 12:37 AM

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