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The Green Mile (1999)

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Directed by: Frank Darabont
Written by:Stephen King, Frank Darabont
Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse
Released on: December 10, 1999
Taglines: This is a story about a miracle where I work... The Green Mile.

The Green Mile (1999) Quotes

Careful, careful... image

Careful, careful...

Heaven, I'm in heaven... heaven... heaven... image

Heaven, I'm in heaven... heaven... heaven...

He killed them with their love. That's how it is; everyday all over the world. image

He killed them with their love. That's how it is; everyday all over the world.

He kill them wi' their love. Wi' their love fo' each other. That's how it is, every day, all over the world. image

He kill them wi' their love. Wi' their love fo' each other. That's how it is, every day, all over the world.

The man is mean, careless, and stupid. Bad combination in a place like this. image

The man is mean, careless, and stupid. Bad combination in a place like this.

People hurt the ones they love. That's how it is all around the world. image

People hurt the ones they love. That's how it is all around the world.

Wipe your face before you get up, Dean. image

Wipe your face before you get up, Dean.


Hal: Why don't you shut it down?
Paul Edgecomb: He's still alive! You wanna shut it down while he's still alive? image


Hal: Why don't you shut it down?
Paul Edgecomb: He's still alive! You wanna shut it down while he's still alive?

Toot, one more remark like that I'll have Van Hay roll on two for real. And I'll have one less crazy old trustee in the world. image

Toot, one more remark like that I'll have Van Hay roll on two for real. And I'll have one less crazy old trustee in the world.

Please boss, don't put that thing over my face, don't put me in the dark. I's afraid of the dark. image

Please boss, don't put that thing over my face, don't put me in the dark. I's afraid of the dark.

He's chokin'. Whatever he sucked out of her, he's choking on!

Brutus "Brutal" Howell: Arlen Bitterbuck, you have been condemned to die by a jury of your peers, sentence imposed by a judge in good standing in this state. Do you have anything to say before the sentence is carried out?
Toot-Toot: Yeah! I want a fried chicken dinner with gravy on the taters, I want to shit in your hat, and I got to have Mae West sit on my face, because I am one horny motherfucker!

Honey, if you don't tell me what's on your mind, I'm afraid I'll have to smother you with a pillow.

Jan Edgecomb: Paul?
Paul Edgecomb: Yeah?
Jan Edgecomb: Not that I'm complaining...
Paul Edgecomb: Uh-huh?
Jan Edgecomb: But we haven't gone four times in one night since we were 19.
Paul Edgecomb: Yeah, we did at your mom's, yeah.

You can't hide what's in your heart

I tried to take it back... but it was too late.

Do you leave a light on after bedtime? Because I get a little scared in the dark sometimes. If it's a strange place.

Take my hand, Boss. You see for yourself.

I couldn't help it, Boss. I tried to take it back... but it was too late.

Oh you one evil son of a bitch!

Percy Wetmore: Adios, Chief! Drop us a card from Hell, let us know if it's hot enough...
Brutus "Brutal" Howell: He's paid what he's owed; he's square with the house again, so keep your goddamn hands off him!

I just can't see God putting a gift like that in the hands of a man who would kill a child.

Percy Wetmore: You switched 'em. You switched 'em somehow, you bastards.
Brutus "Brutal" Howell: Yeah I always keep a spare mouse in my wallet for occasions such as this.

I let Harry take those chains off you... you gonna be nice?

Seeing a man die isn't enough for you, you gotta be close enough to smell his nuts cook?

We'll be doing this for real tomorrow night and I don't want nobody to remember some stupid joke like that and get it going again. You ever try to not to laugh in church when something funny gets stuck in your head? Same goddamn thing.

You watch, you son of a bitch!

Dean Stanton: Well? What about Mrs. Moores? Was it like the mouse? Was it a... you know, a miracle?
Paul Edgecomb: Yes. Yes, it was. Damn...

Paul Edgecomb: Is his head properly shaved?
Dean Stanton: Nope, it's all dandruffy and smells.
Paul Edgecomb: I'll take that as a yes.

Paul Edgecomb: What do you want me to do John? You want me to let you run out of here, see how far you can get?
John Coffey: Why would you do such a foolish thing?
Paul Edgecomb: On the day of my judgment, when I stand before God, and He asks me why did I kill one of his true miracles, what am I gonna say? That it was my job? My job?

A big man is ripping your ears off Percy. I'd do as he says.

I've done some things in my life I'm not proud of, but this is the first time I've ever felt in real danger of hell.

Arlen Bitterbuck: Do you believe that if a man repents enough for what he done wrong, than he'll get to go back to the time that was happiest for him and live there forever? Could that be what heaven's like?
Paul Edgecomb: I just about believe that very thing.
Arlen Bitterbuck: I had a young wife when I was eighteen. We spent the summer in the mountains, made love every night. After we would talk sometimes till the sun came up, and she'd lay there, bare breasted in the fire light... that was my best time.

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