The Green Mile Reviews

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April 8, 2011
Much of the three-hour movie takes place in the prison, but the resonant characterization, expansive plotting, and judicious use of exterior locations and flashbacks turn the walls into windows.
December 28, 2010
Thoughtful, intelligent movie for older teens.
December 6, 2009
...despite the clichs and stereotypes, the film's cast manages to lift it from the depths of the commonplace and make watching it enjoyable.
October 18, 2008
How many blockbusters deal with that kind of grief?
August 24, 2008
Though the film drifts off down some long blind alleys, when Darabont exercises discipline the result is highly effective.
February 14, 2008
Dotted with many fine moments, clotted with a few flabby ones.
February 5, 2008
Overextending its welcome, Frank Darabont's film is the most commercially popular adaptation of a Stephen King novella, but it's also a slow, often dull prison drama.
May 26, 2006
Although The Green Mile is a satisfying and affecting movie, it's not The Shawshank Redemption -- not by a long shot.
December 6, 2005
One of the best prison films ever made.
January 1, 2005
Mr. Jingles was robbed! (no mouse-Oscar)
June 26, 2004
Of all the movies based on King novels, The Green Mile ranks near the top -- but below Darabont's first, The Shawshank Redemption.
February 17, 2003
Darabont explores the range of human kindness and cruelty as he lovingly and patiently sculpts his large cast of characters against magnificent scenery.
February 8, 2003
Hanks and the other guards' acting is impeccable as would be expected, but Duncan and his fellow prisoners are also disturbingly real.
October 30, 2002
October 15, 2002
Its emotional rewards outshine its faults.
September 10, 2002
If this movie doesn't get a truckload of Oscar noms, something's rotten in the kingdom of Hollywood!
August 20, 2002
May 31, 2002
Quando a histria chega ao fim e as luzes se acendem, voc sente que, de certa forma, o filme permanecer com voc por muito tempo.
March 24, 2002
Overlong and potholed, The Green Mile is still worth the journey.
March 8, 2002
Duncan's beautiful performance is worth at least three hours of anyone's life.
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