A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

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  1. Frank Darabont

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Stephen King


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Hanks

    Tom Hanks

    Paul Edgecomb

  2. Michael Clarke Duncan

    Michael Clarke Duncan

    John Coffey

  3. David Morse

    David Morse

    Brutus "Brutal" Howell

  4. Bonnie Hunt

    Bonnie Hunt

    Jan Edgecomb

  5. James Cromwell

    James Cromwell

    Warden Hal Moores

  6. Patricia Clarkson

    Patricia Clarkson

    Melinda Moores

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 9m

Budget $60,000,000.00

Revenue $284,600,000.00

Homepage http://thegreenmile.warnerbros.com/

Release Information

  • December 10, 1999
    R, Theatrical



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