Dead Man Walking

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Generally favorable reviews - based on 26 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 59 Ratings

Summary: Follows the relationship between a death-row inmate (Penn) and local nun (Sarandon) to whom he turns for spiritual guidance in the days leading up to his scheduled execution.

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Runtime: 122 min
Rating: Rated R for a depiction of a rape and murder.
Production: Working Title Films
Genres: Drama, Crime
Countries: USA, UK
Language: English
Home Release Date: Dec 7, 1999
Director Credit
Tim Robbins Director
Writer Credit
Helen Prejean Book "Dead Man Walking"
Tim Robbins Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Sean Penn Matthew Poncelet
Susan Sarandon Sister Helen Prejean
Cast Credit
Barton Heyman Captain Beliveau
Celia Weston Mary Beth Percy
Larry Pine Guy Gilardi
Lois Smith Helen's Mother
Margo Martindale Sister Colleen
Nesbitt Blaisdell Warden Hartman
R. Lee Ermey Clyde Percy
Ray Aranha Luis Montoya
Raymond J. Barry Earl Delacroix
Robert Prosky Hilton Barber
Roberta Maxwell Lucille Poncelet
Scott Wilson Chaplain Farley
Steve Boles Sgt. Neal Trapp
Producer Credit
Allan F. Nicholls Associate Producer
Bob White Associate Producer
Eric Fellner Executive Producer
Jon Kilik Producer
Mark Seldis Associate Producer
Rudd Simmons Producer
Tim Bevan Executive Producer
Tim Robbins Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: