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.

  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

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 10, 1999


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 9m

Budget $60,000,000.00

Revenue $284,600,000.00

Homepage http://thegreenmile.warnerbros.com/



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