The Green Mile is a 1999 American fantasy crime drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and adapted from the 1996 Stephen King novel of the same name.
The film is told in a flashback format and stars Tom Hanks as Paul Edgecomb, and Michael Clarke Duncan as John Coffey, with supporting roles by David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, and James Cromwell. The film also features Dabbs Greer in his final film, as the old Paul Edgecomb. It tells the story of Paul's life as a death row corrections officer during the U.S. Great Depression, and the supernatural events he witnessed.
The film was nominated for four Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Michael Clarke Duncan, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Adapted Screenplay.