Thumbsucker (2005) - Movie Details
September 16, 2005 (Limited)
Rated R for drug/ alcohol use and sexuality involving teens, language and a disturbing image
It's not easy growing up, no matter what age you are...
Justin Cobb (Lou Pucci) still sucks his thumb at 17. He wants to stop and knows that his thumbsucking is disrupting his family, his love life and his identity. The only thing that changes his behavior is hypnosis therapy administered by his "guru" orthodontist. But while Justin felt this would solve all his problems and he would finally be "normal," his troubles were really just...
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A smart, quirky film that doesn't always hit the mark but comes close most of the time, "Thumbsucker" is about a depressed teenager who lives in suburbia hell and tends to spend most of his time on prescribed medicine. He also sucks his thumb. Full movie review »