The Green Mile (film)

The Green Mile
The words Tom Hanks, a prison guard looking to the distance, below the words The Green Mile, in the middle of the words, a small silhouette of a big man and small man walking towards a light.
North American theatrical release poster
Directed byFrank Darabont
Produced by
Screenplay byFrank Darabont
Based onThe Green Mile
by Stephen King
Starring
Music byThomas Newman
CinematographyDavid Tattersall
Edited byRichard Francis-Bruce
Production
companies
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures (United States)
Universal Pictures (International)
Release date
  • December 10, 1999 (1999-12-10) (United States)
Running time
189 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$60 million
Box office$286.8 million[1]

The Green Mile is a 1999 American fantasy drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and based on Stephen King's 1996 novel of the same name. It stars Tom Hanks as a death row corrections officer during the Great Depression who witnesses supernatural events that occur after an enigmatic inmate (Michael Clarke Duncan) is brought to his facility. David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, Doug Hutchison and James Cromwell appear in supporting roles.

The film premiered on December 10, 1999, in the United States to positive reviews from critics, who praised its visual style and performances. It was a commercial success, grossing $286 million from its $60 million budget, and was nominated for four Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Duncan, Best Sound and Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published.

  1. ^ "The Green Mile". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 7, 2020.