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 cell block's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.
- Year: 1999
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Crime
- Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures, Universal Pictures, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, Darkwoods Productions
- Keyword: mentally disabled, based on novel or book, southern usa, psychopath, death row, jail guard, supernatural, great depression, prison guard, jail, electric chair, torture, magic realism, healing, 1930s, abuse of power
- Director: Frank Darabont
- Cast: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, Michael Jeter, Doug Hutchison