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.
Coffey's bed was built shorter in order to make Michael Clarke Duncan look like a giant.
I've done some things in my life I'm not proud of, but this is the first time I've ever felt in real danger of hell.
Wild Bill kidnaps the two little girls in the middle of the night. However in another flashback to the day the girls were taken, it is in the evening when the mother realizes they are gone, meaning almost a whole day would have passed by before they were noticed missing. This seems odd considering how young they were that no one would have checked on them earlier in the day or noticed the blood and cut screen on the porch door.
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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