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The Green Mile -- The story about the lives of guards on death row leading up to the execution of black man accused of child murder & rape, who has the power of faith healing.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Stephen King (novel)
Frank Darabont (screenplay)
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Release Date:
10 December 1999 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Miracles do happen. See more »
Plot:
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 24 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A profoundly moving experience. See more (1313 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Tom Hanks ... Paul Edgecomb

David Morse ... Brutus 'Brutal' Howell

Michael Clarke Duncan ... John Coffey

Bonnie Hunt ... Jan Edgecomb

James Cromwell ... Warden Hal Moores

Michael Jeter ... Eduard Delacroix

Graham Greene ... Arlen Bitterbuck

Doug Hutchison ... Percy Wetmore

Sam Rockwell ... 'Wild Bill' Wharton

Barry Pepper ... Dean Stanton

Jeffrey DeMunn ... Harry Terwilliger

Patricia Clarkson ... Melinda Moores

Harry Dean Stanton ... Toot-Toot

Dabbs Greer ... Old Paul Edgecomb

Eve Brent ... Elaine Connelly

William Sadler ... Klaus Detterick
Mack Miles ... Orderly Hector (as Mack C. Miles)
Rai Tasco ... Man in Nursing Home
Edrie Warner ... Lady in Nursing Home

Paula Malcomson ... Marjorie Detterick
Christopher Joel Ives ... Howie Detterick (as Christopher Ives)
Evanne Drucker ... Kathe Detterick

Bailey Drucker ... Cora Detterick

Brian Libby ... Sheriff McGee

Brent Briscoe ... Bill Dodge
Bill McKinney ... Jack Van Hay

Gary Sinise ... Burt Hammersmith
Rachel Singer ... Cynthia Hammersmith

Scotty Leavenworth ... Hammersmith's Son
Katelyn Leavenworth ... Hammersmith's Daughter
Bill Gratton ... Earl the Plumber
Dee Croxton ... Woman at Del's Execution

Rebecca Klingler ... Wife at Del's Execution

Gary Imhoff ... Husband at Del's Execution

Van Epperson ... Police Officer
David E. Browning ... Reverend at Funeral (as Reverend David E. Browning)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tommy Barnes ... Tower Guard (uncredited)
Bill Craddock ... Inmate (uncredited)
Christopher Greenwood ... Prison Guard (uncredited)
Daniel D. Harris ... Prison Minister (uncredited)

Phil Hawn ... Police Photographer (uncredited)

Ted Hollis ... Coffee Execution Witness (uncredited)
Dono Langley ... Posse Member (uncredited)

Robert Malone ... Tower Guard (uncredited)
Gower Mills ... Inmate (uncredited)
Garth Shaw ... Inmate (uncredited)
Tim Smith ... Member of the Posse (uncredited)
Toy Spears ... Banker Posse Member (uncredited)
Dora Tate ... Mourner (uncredited)
Samual Tate ... Mourner (uncredited)

Todd Thompson ... Prison Guard (uncredited)
James Marshall Wolchok ... Prison Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Frank Darabont 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Stephen King (novel)

Frank Darabont (screenplay)

Produced by
Frank Darabont .... producer
David Valdes .... producer
 
Original Music by
Thomas Newman 
 
Cinematography by
David Tattersall (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Richard Francis-Bruce 
 
Casting by
Mali Finn 
 
Production Design by
Terence Marsh 
 
Art Direction by
William Cruse (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Michael Seirton 
 
Costume Design by
Karyn Wagner 
 
Makeup Department
Howard Berger .... special makeup effects supervisor: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Kamar Bitar .... office manager: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Lois Burwell .... key makeup artist
Janis Clark .... hair stylist
Gino Crognale .... sculptor: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Deborah La Mia Denaver .... makeup artist (as Deborah LaMia Denauer)
Justin Ditter .... lab technician: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
John M. Elliott Jr. .... key makeup artist: present day sequences (as John Elliott)
James Hall .... lab technician: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Steve Hartman .... lab technician: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Chiz Hasegawa .... coordinator: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Garrett Immel .... sculptor: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Harrison Lorenzana .... lab technician: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc. (as H. Al Lorenzana)
Mark Maitre .... sculptor: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Greg Nicotero .... special makeup effects supervisor: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Nina Paskowitz .... key hair stylist
Ron Pipes .... lab technician: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc. (as Ron Pipes II)
Brian Rae .... lab technician: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Katherine Rees .... key hair stylist: present day sequences
Daniel C. Striepeke .... makeup artist: Tom Hanks (as Daniel Striepeke)
Gloria Belz .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Linda Boykin-Williams .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Chris Hanson .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Sandy Jo Johnston .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Robert Kurtzman .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Alan Tuskes .... key special makeup effects studio technician (uncredited)
Beka Wilson .... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Christy Dimmig .... post-production supervisor
L. Dean Jones Jr. .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David M. Bernstein .... second assistant director (as David Bernstein)
Alan B. Curtiss .... first assistant director
Charles Gibson .... second unit director
Sean Hobin .... second assistant director: present day sequences
L. Dean Jones Jr. .... first assistant director: present day sequences
Jules Kovisars .... second second assistant director: present day sequences
Liz Ryan .... first assistant director: second unit
Jodie Thomas .... dga trainee
Basti Van Der Woude .... second second assistant director (as Basti van der Woude)
Jonathan Watson .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Michael Craig Adams .... construction: Tennessee (as Michael Adams)
Billy Baker .... set dresser
John Barbera .... construction: Tennessee
Sheila Bartlett .... construction: Tennessee
Tom Benardello .... construction (as Thomas Benardello)
Melanie S. Chretin .... set dresser
J. Gregory Evans .... art department buyer (as James Gregory Evans)
Jack Evans .... on-set dresser
Maureen Farley .... property master
Chris Fielding .... set dresser (as Chris F. Fielding)
Andrew P. Flores .... stand-by painter (as Andrew R. Flores)
Daniel Gilmore .... construction
Rocco J. Hindman .... art department production assistant
David Howland .... construction (as Dave Howland)
Eric Karas .... stand-by carpenter (as Eric Joseph Karas)
Beatriz Kerti .... art department coordinator
Edward F. LaLone .... construction buyer (as Edward F. La Lone)
Kim Larsen-Santini .... assistant props (as Kim Larsen)
Sasha Madzar .... construction
Merdyce McClaran .... assistant props
Mark McGraudy .... construction
Sebastian Milito .... construction coordinator
Mike Minor .... construction: Tennessee
Scott Mizgaites .... construction foreman
Christopher Neely .... leadman
Steve Perea .... construction
Natalie Pope .... set decorator: present day sequences (as Natali Pope)
John Rabasca .... construction: Tennessee
Isidoro Raponi .... construction (as Isidoro Roponi)
Dixwell Stillman .... construction foreman (as Dix Stillman)
Brandon Dale Tarpy .... construction: Tennessee
Summer Valdes .... art department assistant: present day sequences
Kurt Verbaarschott .... set dresser (as Kurt T.V. VerBaarschott)
Pete von Sholly .... storyboard artist (as Peter Von Sholly)
Iacopo Wachter .... construction production assistant
Dianne Wager .... set designer
Donald B. Woodruff .... set designer (as Donald Woodruff)
Mark Woods .... leadman: present day sequences
Kinney Booker .... set dresser (uncredited)
Rick Broderman .... paint foreman (uncredited)
Michael W. Chase .... propmaker (uncredited)
Thomas Cooper .... propmaker foreman (uncredited)
Tom Craig .... set dresser (uncredited)
Michael Denering .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Shiuvaun Egan .... props (uncredited)
Michael Goss .... labor (uncredited)
Gordon McVay .... set dresser (uncredited)
C.J. Pyles .... swing gang (uncredited)
Bruce Richter .... art special effects (uncredited)
Larry Sauls .... on-set dresser: North Carolina (uncredited)
Jay Smith .... drapery foreman (uncredited)
Margaret A. Thigpen .... set dresser (uncredited)
Marcel Worch .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Nancy Barker .... assistant sound editor
Todd Bassman .... cableman: present day sequences
Willie D. Burton .... sound mixer
Rick Canelli .... adr recordist
Julia Evershade .... supervising adr editor
Julia Evershade .... supervising dialogue editor
Howell Gibbens .... sound editor (as Howell Gibbons)
Aaron Glascock .... foley supervisor
Richard Bryce Goodman .... sound mixer: present day sequences (as Richard Goodman)
Robert W. Harris .... cableman
Michael Herbick .... sound re-recording mixer
Hilda Hodges .... foley artist
Ken J. Johnson .... special sound effects (as Ken Johnson)
Randall L. Johnson .... boom operator: present day sequences (as Randy Johnson)
Mary Jo Lang .... foley mixer
Marvin E. Lewis .... boom operator
Eric Lindemann .... sound designer (as Eric Lindeman)
Robert J. Litt .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark A. Mangini .... supervising sound editor (as Mark Mangini)
Thomas J. O'Connell .... adr mixer
Sonny Pettijohn .... assistant sound editor
John Pospisil .... special sound effects (as John P.)
John Roesch .... foley artist (as John B. Roesch)
Solange S. Schwalbe .... foley editor (as Solange Schwalbe)
Marsha Sorce .... sound recordist
David E. Stone .... sound editor (as Dave Stone)
Carolyn Tapp .... foley recordist
Elliot Tyson .... sound re-recording mixer
Kevin Webb .... sound recordist
Kate Lumpkin .... utility sound: present day sequences (uncredited)
Oscar Mitt .... sound (uncredited)
Andrew Somers .... Fairlight conforming editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Hiroshi 'Kan' Ikeuchi .... puppeteer: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc. (as Hiroshi Ikeuchi)
Marc Irvin .... puppeteer: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Luke Khanlian .... puppeteer: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Louis Kiss .... puppeteer: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Scott Patton .... puppeteer: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Corey Pritchett .... special effects
Darrell Pritchett .... special effects coordinator (as Darrell D. Pritchett)
Jason Gustafson .... special effects foreman (uncredited)
Steven D. Jensen .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Christine Onesky .... special effects (uncredited)
Ron Pipes .... special effects makeup technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Craig Barron .... visual effects supervisor: Matte World Digital
Thomas Clary .... digital effects associate producer: POP Film and Animation (as Tom Clary)
Pat Conran .... digital artist: ILM
Michael Degtjarewsky .... digital effects compositor: POP Film and Animation
Krystyna Demkowicz .... visual effects producer: Matte World Digital
John Dietz .... lighting artist: Rhythm & Hues
Brian Dowrick .... animator: Rhythm & Hues
Christopher Evans .... chief digital matte artist: Matte World Digital (as Chris Evans)
Carl N. Frederick .... CG supervisor: ILM (as Carl Frederick)
Joe Gareri .... executive producer: POP Film and Animation
Charles Gibson .... visual effects supervisor
Stephanie Hornish .... visual effects producer: ILM
Jiri Jacknowitz .... digital artist: ILM
Eileen Jensen .... lighting supervisor: Rhythm & Hues
Nancy Kato .... animator: Rhythm & Hues
Bill Kroyer .... animation supervisor: Rhythm & Hues
Tom Lamb .... digital effects compositor: POP Film and Animation
Lawrence Littleton .... digital effects compositor: POP Film and Animation
Jodie Maier .... digital artist: ILM
Chad Merriam .... visual effects producer: Rhythm & Hues
Brett Northcutt .... digital matte artist: Matte World Digital
Khatsho John Orfali .... digital artist: ILM (as Khatsho Orfali)
Betsy Paterson .... 2D supervisor: Rhythm & Hues
Ellen Poon .... visual effects supervisor: ILM
Bob Powell .... digital artist: ILM
Paul Rivera .... digital composite supervisor: Matte World Digital
Michael Root .... digital compositor/animator: Matte World Digital (as Mike Root)
Thomas Rosseter .... CG supervisor: ILM (as Tom Rosseter)
Kenneth Smith .... film and editorial: ILM
Todd R. Smith .... digital compositor: Matte World Digital
David Sosalla .... visual effects supervisor: POP Film and Animation
David Valentin .... visual effects production: ILM
David Weitzberg .... digital artist: ILM
Leah Anton .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Ken Bryan .... digital modeler (uncredited)
Daniel Aristoteles Collins .... systems/operations: Rhythm & Hues (uncredited)
Brandon Craig .... render coordinator (uncredited)
Beth D'Amato .... digital paint and roto artist (uncredited)
Camille Eden .... visual effects production assistant: ILM (uncredited)
Christian Foucher .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
Adrian Graham .... digital artist: ILM (uncredited)
Royce Hager .... motion control rigger (uncredited)
Phil Holland .... scanning & recording operator (uncredited)
David Latour .... animator: ILM (uncredited)
Mike Leben .... motion control operator (uncredited)
Paul Maples .... motion control operator (uncredited)
Ian McCamey .... editorial technical assistant (uncredited)
Evan A. Nesbitt .... visual effects unit director of photography (uncredited)
Jaime Norman .... production assistant: ILM (uncredited)
Rick O'Connor .... CG animator (uncredited)
Jim Rider .... motion control cameraman (uncredited)
George Sakellariou .... production engineering: ILM (uncredited)
Todd Sarsfield .... scanning and recording operator (uncredited)
Morgan Trotter .... 3D artist (uncredited)
R.D. Wegener .... 3D camera matchmove artist: ILM (uncredited)
Len White .... visual effects (uncredited)
Bob Wiatr .... digital effects compositor: POP Film (uncredited)
Ellen Williams .... effects assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Clay Boss .... stunts
Danielle Burgio .... stunts
H.D. Burton .... stunts
Steven Chambers .... stunts (as Steve Chambers)
Tim A. Davison .... stunts (as Tim Davison)
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts (as Tom Huff)
Jeff Imada .... stunt coordinator
Ray Lykins .... lead stunt double: Tom Hanks
Ray Lykins .... stunts
Boone Narr .... stunt coordinator: animals
Kerry Rossall .... stunts
Clark Tucker .... stunt double: Sam Rockwell
Jay Caputo .... stunts (uncredited)
Jimmy N. Roberts .... stunts (uncredited)
Dalton Rondell .... utility stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gabriel Beristain .... director of photography: present day sequences
Mark Brown .... second assistant camera: present day sequences
Bobby Burton .... gaffer
Anna Castellani .... camera loader
Paul Cheung .... electrician: second unit
Liam Clark .... first assistant camera: second unit
Alan Cohen .... first assistant camera: present day sequences
Scott Crabbe .... video assist
James B. Crawford .... best boy electric: second unit (as Jimmy Crawford)
David Emmerichs .... Steadicam operator
David Emmerichs .... camera operator
Claude Fullerton .... grip
Anne Gentling .... camera assistant: present day sequences
Anne Gentling .... camera loader: present day sequences
Cory Geryak .... gaffer: second unit
Paul Hazard .... electrician
Justin Holdsworth .... electrician (as Justin M. Holdsworth)
Beth Horton .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, Tennessee (as S. Beth Horton)
David K. Howard .... grip
Jay M. Huntoon .... video assist: second unit
Casey Jones .... key grip (as Casey P. Jones)
Charles B. Katz .... second assistant camera (as Charles Katz)
Jimmy Keys .... rigging gaffer
Robert LaBonge .... camera operator: "b" camera, Tennessee
Meera Laube .... second assistant camera: second unit
Larry Liddell .... electrician (as Larry J. Liddell)
Willie Mann .... best boy grip: present day sequences
Wayne Marshall .... best boy electric
Peter McAdams .... grip (as Pete McAdams)
Jim McComas .... electrician (as James K. McComas)
Todd McMullen .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, Tennessee
Brian Mills .... dolly grip: second unit (as Brian D. Mills)
Ralph Nelson .... still photographer
Jason Newton .... key grip: second unit
Randy Nolen .... camera operator: present day sequences
Michael K. O'Melia .... best boy electric: present day sequences
Heather Page .... first assistant camera
Les Percy .... key grip: present day sequences
Michael C. Price .... dolly grip: present day sequences (as Michael Price)
Glen Purdy .... key rigging grip
James Sobiegraj .... electrician (as James Peter Sobiegraj)
Mike Sweeney .... electrician
Mark Vargo .... director of photography: second unit
Donald J. Vos .... best boy grip
H. Mark Vuille .... gaffer: present day sequences (as Mark Vuille)
Pete Wagner .... grip
Charles W. Wayt .... dolly grip (as Chuck Wayt)
Jon Yirak .... second assistant camera (as Jon S. Yirak)
Rocky Babcock .... libra head operator (uncredited)
James Barrett .... electrician (uncredited)
Khris Bennett .... grip: Tennessee crew (uncredited)
Robert Daniel .... studio technical support and services (uncredited)
David Ellis .... electrician (uncredited)
Kenneth Estes .... video playback operator (uncredited)
Scott Friedland .... grip: Tennessee crew (uncredited)
Tim Gaylord .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Christopher Greenwood .... video assist operator (uncredited)
Erik Hecomovich .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Kyle D. Hutson .... electrician (uncredited)
Dee Nichols .... grip: Tennessee crew (uncredited)
Harrison Palmer .... grip: New York/North Carolina (uncredited)
Craig Price .... grip (uncredited)
Ron Provenzano .... set lighting (uncredited)
Michael T. Travers .... grip (uncredited)
Tom Wholey .... electrician (uncredited)
Darryl Wilson .... grip: Tennessee crew (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
David Latour .... animator (uncredited)
Rick O'Connor .... animator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Charlie Messenger .... extras casting
Kim Petrosky .... extras casting: Tennessee Crew
Emily Schweber .... casting associate
Maureen Whalen .... casting associate
Kim McCray .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lis Bothwell .... costumer
Marsha Bozeman .... costumer: Tom Hanks (as Marsha L. Bozeman)
Paula Lynn Kaatz .... costume supervisor (as Paula Kaatz)
Heather Pain .... key costumer
Gilda Texter .... costume supervisor: present day sequences
Vincent Lapper .... costumer (uncredited)
Stephen K. Randolph .... set costumer: Tennessee crew (uncredited)
Kelly Anne Ross .... set costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Tracy Adams .... assistant film editor
Alan Edward Bell .... assembly editor
Matt Boatright-Simon .... editorial assistant
Andrew Dickler .... assistant film editor
Toby Francis-Bruce .... apprentice film editor
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
David C. Horton Jr. .... apprentice film editor
Robert C. Lusted .... first assistant film editor (as Robert Charles Lusted)
Jennifer Mangan .... Avid assistant film editor
David Orr .... color timer
James Schermerhorn .... assistant film editor (as Jim Schermerhorn)
Jim Schulte .... assistant film editor (as James Schulte)
Keith Shaw .... colorist: mastering
Smith Timsawat .... editorial assistant
 
Music Department
Bill Bernstein .... music editor
Julian Bratolyubov .... music preparation
Jordan Corngold .... assistant music editor
Arlene Fishbach .... music consultant
Tom Hardisty .... music scoring recordist
David Marquette .... music scoring recordist
Leslie Morris .... music contractor
Thomas Pasatieri .... orchestrator
Dennis S. Sands .... music scoring mixer (as Dennis Sands)
John Beasley .... composer: additional score (uncredited)
Jeff Coopwood .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Norman Ludwin .... bass (uncredited)
Norman Ludwin .... musician (uncredited)
John Rodd .... orchestral scoring recordist (uncredited)
Dennis Sager .... engineer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Johnny Bartlet .... production driver (as JB Bartlett)
Jeff Couch .... transportation captain
Ronald Wm. Cowan .... production driver
David Garris .... production driver
Ben C. Giller .... production driver
Dave Haldeman .... production driver (as David Haldeman)
Dave Hodgin Jr. .... transportation captain: Tennessee
Jim Johnson .... production driver
Jack Kilgore .... production driver (as Jack C. Kilgore)
A. Welch Lambeth .... transportation coordinator (as Welch Lambeth)
Randy Lovelady .... production driver
Michael Ralph Price .... production driver
Lowell D. Smith .... production driver
Andy Straub .... transportation captain (as Andy R. Straub)
Chris McDade .... driver (uncredited)
Tom Moore .... picture car coordinator (uncredited)
Molly Proctor .... transportation production assistant (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Carlton B. Adkins .... set production assistant: Tennessee
E. Gloria Alvarado .... assistant production accountant
Ashley M. Armitage .... office production assistant
Kelley Baker .... assistant production accountant (as Kelley L. Baker)
Kamar Bitar .... office manager
Dea Cantu .... script supervisor: present day sequences
Robert L. Catron .... production secretary
Lorraine Clarkson-Sachiko .... office production assistant (as Lorraine Clarkson Sachiko)
Deborah A. Cornett .... payroll supervisor (as Deborah Cornett-Anderson)
Edwin Dennis .... location manager: present day sequences
Jessica Drake .... dialect coach
Ellen Dunn .... assistant production coordinator
Carrie Durose .... production coordinator (as Carrie DuRose)
Carrie Freedle .... set production assistant: Tennessee
M. Gaye Galvin .... production coordinator: Tennessee
Anna Garduno .... production assistant: Frank Darabont (as Anna Garduño)
Craig Glaser .... craft service
Rossie Grose .... assistant: David Valdes (as Rossie Grose-McFadden)
David Guilbeau .... craft service (as Cajun)
Brett Z. Hill .... production assistant: Frank Darabont
Krista Jacobsen Hoey .... assistant production coordinator: Tennessee
Malcolm L. Jessup .... mule wrangler: Tennessee
David Johnson .... assistant: Frank Darabont
Diane Johnson .... craft service: Tennessee
K. Lenna Katich .... production accountant
Jessica Klein .... accounting assistant (as Jessica E. Klein)
Betty Linn .... animal trainer
Susan Malerstein .... script supervisor (as Susan Malerstein-Watkins)
Ernie Malik .... unit publicist
Amy McKenzie .... assistant: Tom Hanks
Kevin McNamara .... set production assistant (as Kevin M. McNamara)
Jon William McWright .... set production assistant: Tennessee
M. Gaye Melvin .... assistant production coordinator: Tennessee
Charlie Messenger .... assistant: Mr. Darabont
Larry Moss .... acting coach
Jasa Murphy .... set production assistant
Constantine Nasr .... video archivist
Connie Papineau .... script supervisor: second unit
Victoria Person .... assistant production coordinator: present day sequences
Michael Peterson .... production assistant: present day sequences
Joanne Porzio .... production coordinator: North Carolina, present day sequences
Mark Ragland .... location manager: Tennessee
Melissa N. Savage .... production secretary: present day sequences (as Melissa Savage)
Anne Scott .... post-production accountant
John Semedik .... assistant production accountant
Carrie Simpson .... animal trainer
Christopher Stringfield .... set production assistant: Tennessee
Peter Weireter .... security
Gregory Alpert .... location manager: pre-production (uncredited)
Rodney Barnes .... stand-in: Michael Clarke Duncan (uncredited)
Alex Barnoya .... construction medic (uncredited)
Jeff Coopwood .... adr voice (uncredited)
Al D. Eakes .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Rory Enke .... location scout: Northern California (uncredited)
Fred Fein .... stand-in (uncredited)
Michelle Gold .... on-set production assistant (uncredited)
Jeremy Gould .... location scout (uncredited)
Jean Hodges .... food stylist (uncredited)
John Brian King .... title designer (uncredited)
Barrett J. Leigh .... production assistant (uncredited)
Blake McClure .... production assistant: Tennessee crew (uncredited)
Don Morrow .... voice-over (uncredited)
Boone Narr .... head animal trainer (uncredited)
Paulette Osorio .... publicity executive (uncredited)
F. Stanley Pearse Jr. .... location scout (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Stephen King .... special thanks
Robyn Smith .... acknowledgment: the appearance of Mr. Fred Astaire has been arranged through a special license with (as Mrs. Fred Astaire)
Don Sundquist .... the producers wish to gratefully thank (as Governor Don Sundquist)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Stephen King's The Green Mile" - USA (complete title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence, language and some sex-related material
Runtime:
189 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Argentina:18 (cable rating) | Australia:MA | Australia:M (TV rating) | Belgium:KT | Brazil:14 | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba) (TV rating) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Chile:14 | Denmark:15 | Finland:K-16 (2009) | Finland:K-14 (2000) | France:-12 | Germany:12 (w) | Hong Kong:IIB | Iceland:16 | India:A | Ireland:18 | Japan:PG-12 | Malaysia:U | Netherlands:16 | Netherlands:12 (TV rating) | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:15 | Peru:14 | Philippines:PG-13 | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:M18 (DVD rating) | Singapore:PG (edited for re-rating) | Singapore:R(A) (original rating) | South Korea:18 | South Korea:15 (cable rating) | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) | UK:18 | USA:R (No. 37056)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The name for the character John Coffey was lifted from a college professor, Rev. John Coffee. Stephen King had met him once and really liked his name and used it in "The Green Mile". Reverend Coffee taught history classes at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He retired in May 2005.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Executions were carried out at local courthouses in Louisiana until 1957, when they were moved to a state prison.See more »
Quotes:
Dean Stanton:[after John Coffey helps Mrs. Moores] Well? What about Mrs. Moores? Was it like the mouse?
[no one answers him]
Dean Stanton:Was it a m-m... you know... a miracle?
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Old AlabamaSee more »

FAQ

How could an obviously sadistic person like Percy work in such a delicate job as a death row guard?
For what crimes were Arlen Bitterbuck and Edward 'Del' Delacroix sentenced to death?
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
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128 out of 158 people found the following review useful.
A profoundly moving experience., 18 January 2004
Author: (poorlittlerichboy@hotmail.com) from New Zealand



THE GOOD:

--The story to the film on the outside appears astoundingly simple, though once inside the film and into the plot, there is a lot more to the eye than what appears. Death Row in the olden days might sound like a boring setting for a film, but there are many intricate webs of storyline and a number of surprises and twists along the way, many which had me gasping aloud.

--"The Green Mile" is easily one of the most dramatic films I've ever seen. It's because we care so much for these characters (even a mouse!) that the events of the film are so affecting. I cared about everyone (who's not a bastard) so much and I was enthralled to see how the film would be resolved. Mix this with a number of absolutely tear-inducing scenes (the final 15 minutes especially) and you have what is nothing less than a masterfully constructed drama.

--Death Row is the setting for this film, and death row is not a place where bunnies dance around singing happy-happy joy-joy. Darabont knows the audience is aware of this, and makes the old death row set gritty and atmospheric, dripping with dread just as it should. The execution sequences are not taken lightly either, in fact many will find them extremely hard to watch, as they are very graphic.

--Characterisations and performances are a definite good point of this film, a lot of the time the performances are what drives the story. Tom Hanks is terrific as usual, injecting a lot of emotion into the character. I especially liked the way he played his character's silent suffering with God's judgement of his life. David Morse was very underrated for his performance here, personally I thought he was extremely effective and added a little something to many scenes. Patricia Clarkson was moving, Bonnie Hunt was lovely, James Cromwell was good as always.but there's no secret that the real revelation here is within Michael Clarke Duncan's absolutely fascinating performance as John Coffey (like the drink, only not spelt the same). His child-like manners are so touching to watch, the character is so sweet, but Duncan makes him so much more memorable. He does more than just cry in the film, he transfixes you with every glance as the gentle giant John. Damn, if it weren't for Haley Joel, Duncan would easily be my favourite supporting actor performance of 1999.

--This movie just proves how much director Frank Darabont can do with such little setting. For example, how many neat camera angles and cinematography techniques can you think of for the setting of death row? Not many.but Darabont utilises his setting and pulls off some truly wonderful cinematography that catches the sometimes magical and at others truly horrific feeling of the green mile. The performances by the cast also show how much effect a great director can project on a performance, or several.

THE BAD:

--At just over 3 hours, "The Green Mile" is a little over-long, and you get the feeling a few scenes could've been cut down to make the film run a little smoother pace-wise.

RATING:

9/10 - Frank Darabont's second outing is a profoundly moving film experience.

IF YOU LIKED THIS MOVIE I RECOMMEND:

Forrest Gump (10/10) Frailty (9/10) The Hurricane (9/10) Monster's Ball (9/10) The Shawshank Redemption (10/10)

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