Billy Bob Thornton won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar(R) for this thriller in which he plays a recently released mental patient. Karl Childers was imprisoned for 20 years in an asylum for murdering his mother and her lover as a boy. Released and working in a fix-it shop, the quirky, but amiable Karl soon finds himself in the middle of an increasingly volatile situation.
Director:Billy Bob Thornton
Added to HBO Max:July 1, 2020