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The Green Mile

"Miracles do happen."

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

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Released: Dec 10th, 1999
Budget: $60,000,000.00
Revenue: $284,600,000.00

The Green Mile Main Cast

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Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
plays Paul Edgecomb
Michael Clarke Duncan
Michael Clarke Dun…
plays John Coffey
David Morse
David Morse
plays Brutus 'Brutal' Howell
Bonnie Hunt
Bonnie Hunt
plays Jan Edgecomb
James Cromwell
James Cromwell
plays Warden Hal Moores
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (revealing mistake): The "cornbread" Paul gives John Coffey, and John shares with Del, is clearly white biscuit bread rather than the distinctively yellow cornbread, and thus would also have a very different aroma.
  • Doug Hutchison (Percy) was given, according to the director, the squeakiest shoes he'd ever heard. He thought this was the greatest bit of fate, and a "perfectly wonderful, annoying character trait" that he kept it in the movie, and you can hear sometimes how loud his shoes are.
  • Movie Goof (audio/visual unsynchronized): 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."
  • Movie Goof (incorrectly regarded as a mistake): You can see a smallpox vaccination scar on the upper arm of the murdered girls' father in the opening sequence of him running through the field. Vaccination was widespread in the USA by 1935, the time of the movie.
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