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.
Why do you have so many scars?
John Coffey: Don't really remember, ma'am.
As the electricity is applied during John Coffey's execution there is no sponge visible on John's head or water from a sponge on his face.
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) (10 December 1999)
$136,801,374 (USA) (12 May 2000)
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