The Green Mile
- Original title
The Green Mile
- Running time
- 180 min.
- United States
Frank Darabont (Novel: Stephen King)
Michael Clarke Duncan,
Harry Dean Stanton,
Warner Bros. / Castle Rock Entertainment
Drama. Fantasy | Prison Drama. Supernatural. 1930s
- Movie Groups
Stephen King Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- In a US retirement home in the present, elderly Paul Edgecomb reminisces to his friend Elaine. Flashbacks reveal events in 1935: Edgecomb is a death-row warder in a southern state prison. He takes custody of John Coffey, convicted of murdering two little girls. Another warder, Percy Wetmore, who treats the prisoners sadistically but is protected by powerful allies, asks to take part in the next execution. One day, Coffey calls over Edgecomb, who is afflicted by a urinary complaint, and heals him by touch...
: Oscar: 4 Nominations for Supp. Actor, Adapted Screenplay, Sound, Movie
: Golden Globe: Nominated for Best Supp. Actor (Duncan)
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Doug Hutchison)
: Critics' Choice Awards: Screenplay Adapt., & Supp. Actor (Duncan). 3 Nominations
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): 2 Nom. inc. Best Performance by Cast in a Motion Picture
1999: Chicago Film Critics Association: 2 Nom. for Best Supp. & Prom. Actor (Duncan)
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