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.
In order to make Melinda look strange, makeup artists made it look like she didn't have eyebrows.
Wild Bill Wharton:
You love your sister? You make any noise, you know what happens. I'm gonna kill her instead of you. Understand?
When Paul Edgecomb approaches John Coffey's cell after getting kicked in the groin, John Coffey asks him to come closer to the bars. When Eduard Delacroix warns Paul that he's not supposed to do that, Paul replies, "Mind your business, Del." But if you watch Tom Hanks' lips, he actually says "Mind your own business, Del."
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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