R | | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
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.
Frank Darabont controlled the lightning machine himself to create all the flashes. "I have a little control panel with buttons on it and I get to go crazy."
Old Paul Edgecomb:
We each owe a death - there are no exceptions - but, oh God, sometimes the Green Mile seems so long.
When Percy tells Del about Mouseville in Del's execution scene the hat has not been strapped on his head, yet when it shows a close up of Harry Terwilliger's face you can see the hat on his head and in the next scene the hat is no longer on.
There are no opening credits after the title has been shown, followed by the opening scene for place of film. Although it is now commonplace for films to not have opening credits, in 1999 it was somewhat rather unusually and it was considered for a trademark of director Frank Darabont.
$18,017,152 (USA) (12 December 1999)
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