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** Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all its discomforting glory. At the time of the film's release, Leo was a relative unknown, so there were a significant number of people who didn't realize he wasn't actually disabled.

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** Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all its discomforting glory. At the time of the film's release, Leo was a relative unknown, so there were a significant number of people who didn't realize he wasn't actually disabled.developmentally disabled, as his performance shows it in all its discomforting glory.


** Gilbert tries to keep his angst to himself to provide for his family and lead a normal life, but eventually the burden becomes too much and he hurts Arnie in frustration. His actor, Johnny Depp, had a history of temper problems that he tried to keep under control until he couldn't handle it any more and took it out on his wife.

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** Gilbert tries to keep his angst to himself to provide for his family and lead a normal life, but eventually the burden becomes too much and he hurts Arnie in frustration. His actor, Johnny Depp, Creator/JohnnyDepp, had a history of his own temper problems that he tried to keep under control until he couldn't handle it any more and eventually took it them out on his wife.wife Creator/AmberHeard.


* HarsherInHindsight: While she had lost a significant amount of weight by the time it happened, it's eerily prophetic that Darlene Cates, like her character, eventually [[spoiler:died in her sleep]].

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While she had lost a significant amount of weight by the time it happened, it's eerily prophetic that Darlene Cates, like her character, eventually [[spoiler:died in her sleep]].sleep]].
** Gilbert tries to keep his angst to himself to provide for his family and lead a normal life, but eventually the burden becomes too much and he hurts Arnie in frustration. His actor, Johnny Depp, had a history of temper problems that he tried to keep under control until he couldn't handle it any more and took it out on his wife.


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* HarsherInHindsight: While she had lost a significant amount of weight by the time it happened, it's eerily prophetic that Darlene Cates, like her character, would eventually [[spoiler:die in her sleep]].

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* HarsherInHindsight: While she had lost a significant amount of weight by the time it happened, it's eerily prophetic that Darlene Cates, like her character, would eventually [[spoiler:die [[spoiler:died in her sleep]].



** Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of its discomforting glory. At the time of the film's release, Leo was a relative unknown, so there were a significant number of people who didn't realize he wasn't actually disabled.

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** Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of its discomforting glory. At the time of the film's release, Leo was a relative unknown, so there were a significant number of people who didn't realize he wasn't actually disabled.



** Bonnie. She's eaten herself into morbid obesity at the expense of her good looks and is now the laughing stock of the town, to the point that her family decide to [[spoiler:burn their house with her inside it just so she won't be further humiliated by trying to get her immovably heavy corpse out]].

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** Bonnie. She's eaten herself into morbid obesity at the expense of her good looks and is now the laughing stock of the town, to the point that her family decide to [[spoiler:burn their house with her body inside it just so she won't be suffer any further humiliated humiliation in death by trying to get her immovably heavy corpse out]].out by crane]].


** Bonnie. She's eaten herself into morbid obesity at the expense of her good looks and is now the laughing stock of the town, to the point that her family is forced to [[spoiler:burn their house with her inside it just so she won't be further humiliated by trying to get her immovably heavy corpse out]].

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** Bonnie. She's eaten herself into morbid obesity at the expense of her good looks and is now the laughing stock of the town, to the point that her family is forced decide to [[spoiler:burn their house with her inside it just so she won't be further humiliated by trying to get her immovably heavy corpse out]].


** Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of its discomforting glory.

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** Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of its discomforting glory. At the time of the film's release, Leo was a relative unknown, so there were a significant number of people who didn't realize he wasn't actually disabled.



** Arnie, to a certain extent. His condition makes him a burden on his family, and nobody can do anything about it. It all clearly takes its tole on them, to the point that Gilbert becomes frustrated enough to slap him.

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** Arnie, to a certain extent. His condition makes him a burden on his family, and nobody can do anything about it. It all clearly takes its tole toll on them, to the point that Gilbert becomes frustrated enough to slap him.


* HarsherInHindsight: Much like the character she played, Darlene Cates would later [[spoiler:die in her sleep]]. However, this was long after she lost a significant amount of weight but it doesn't make the scenario any less worse.

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* HarsherInHindsight: Much like the character While she played, Darlene Cates would later [[spoiler:die in her sleep]]. However, this was long after she had lost a significant amount of weight but it doesn't make by the scenario any less worse. time it happened, it's eerily prophetic that Darlene Cates, like her character, would eventually [[spoiler:die in her sleep]].

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* WeirdAlEffect: Many people discovered this movie through the ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode "Irrigarding Steve," which features a b-plot of key scenes from the film being reenacted by squirrels.


* HarsherInHindsight: Much like the character she played, Darlene Cates would later [[spoiler:die in her sleep]].

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* HarsherInHindsight: Much like the character she played, Darlene Cates would later [[spoiler:die in her sleep]]. However, this was long after she lost a significant amount of weight but it doesn't make the scenario any less worse.


** Leonardo [=DiCaprio=] as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of its discomforting glory.

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** Leonardo [=DiCaprio=] Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of its discomforting glory.


** Leonardo De Caprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of its discomforting glory.

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** Leonardo De Caprio [=DiCaprio=] as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of its discomforting glory.


** Arnie, to a certain extent. His condition makes him a burden on his family, and nobody can do anything about it. It all clearly takes it's tole on them, to the point that Gilbert becomes frustrated enough to slap him.

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** Arnie, to a certain extent. His condition makes him a burden on his family, and nobody can do anything about it. It all clearly takes it's its tole on them, to the point that Gilbert becomes frustrated enough to slap him.


** Leonardo De Caprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of it's discomforting glory.

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** Leonardo De Caprio as Arnie. It takes a certain kind of knack to believably depict a developmentally disabled person, and his performance shows it in all of it's its discomforting glory.


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* HarsherInHindsight: Much like the character she played, Darlene Cates would later [[spoiler:die in her sleep]].

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