- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 24, 2006
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.0 - English
- Dolby Digital Stereo - French
- Subtitles - English - Closed Captioning
- Subtitles - French - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Mike Mills - Writer/Director
- Trailers: Sony Pictures Previews
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 09/22/2005
3 stars out of 5 -- "Pucci is an actor to watch: He rides this spellbinder without softening the truths that plague the thumbsucker in all of us."
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 09/01/2005
"[C]hock-full of original characters and details....THUMBSUCKER is a sly, quirky, even profound meditation on the impediments to survival in suburban America."
Premiere - 10/01/2005
"The movie has a lot of good bits and terrific performances..."
USA Today - 09/23/2005
"[I]t has an absurdist worldview and some engaging performances, notably the lead."
Sight and Sound - 12/01/2005
"It's a startlingly assured film....Mills should be grateful to his actors..."
Uncut - 01/01/2006
Ranked #28 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "[A] quirky, wistful coming-of-age drama and a canny satire on America's obsession with medication."
Entertainment Weekly - 01/27/2006
"It's a trip to see Vaughn ditch his frat-boy cool to play a debate coach and a good-natured Reeves as a Zen-master orthodontist."
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- Theatrical Release Date: September 30, 2005.