18 certificateThinner is a Film programme that first aired in 1996 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

Thinner is a 2 star programme

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Thinner (1996)

Directed by
Tom Holland

Thriller about a fat lawyer who inadvertently discovers the ideal weight loss programme when he knocks down and kills a gypsy woman. A short time later he is accosted by an old gypsy master who touches the lawyer's cheek and says "Thinner!" From that moment on the weight literally falls off him which is great - at first - but will he be able to stop before he literally wastes away?

Written by ,

Also known as "Stephen King's Thinner"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1996

2/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Robert John Burke...Billy Halleck
Joe Mantegna...Richie Ginelli
Lucinda Jenney...Heidi Halleck
Michael Constantine...Tadzu Lempke
Kari Wuhrer...Gina Lempke
Image for Bethany Joy GaleottiBethany Joy Galeotti...Linda Halleck
Time Winters...Prosecutor
Howard Erskine...Judge Phillips
Terrence Garmey...Bailiff
Randy Jurgensen...Court Clerk
Jeff Ware...Max Duggenfield
Antonette Schwartzberg...Mama Ginelli
Terence Kava...Gabe Lempke
Adriana Delphine...Gypsy Woman
Ruth Miller...Billy's Secretary
Walter Bobbie...Kirk Penschley
John Horton...Judge Cary Rossington
Image for Daniel von BargenDaniel von Bargen...Chief Duncan Hopley
Irma St. Paule...Suzanne Lempke
Image for Stephen KingStephen King...Dr. Bangor