Dead Man Walking

85
  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Crime
  • Release year: 1996
  • Running time: 122 min
Assigned to spiritually counsel a condemned murderer, a nun tries to give the angry young man a sense of responsibility for his actions. Best Actress Oscar for Sarandon.
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Assigned to spiritually counsel a condemned murderer, a nun tries to give the angry young man a sense of responsibility for his actions. Best Actress Oscar for Sarandon.

Original Release

02/02/1996

US Release

02/02/1996

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Cast

Susan Sarandon Sister Helen Prejean
Sean Penn Matthew Poncelet
Robert Prosky Hilton Barber
Raymond J. Barry Earl Delacroix
R. Lee Ermey Clyde Percy
Celia Weston Mary Beth Percy
Lois Smith Helen's Mother
Scott Wilson Chaplain Farley / Kaplan Farlely
Roberta Maxwell Lucille Poncelet
Margo Martindale Sister Colleen
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Tim Robbins

Writers

Tim Robbins, Helen Prejean

Cast

Susan Sarandon Sister Helen Prejean
Sean Penn Matthew Poncelet
Robert Prosky Hilton Barber
Raymond J. Barry Earl Delacroix
R. Lee Ermey Clyde Percy
Celia Weston Mary Beth Percy
Lois Smith Helen's Mother
Scott Wilson Chaplain Farley / Kaplan Farlely
Roberta Maxwell Lucille Poncelet
Margo Martindale Sister Colleen
Jack Black Craig Poncelet
Ray Aranha Luis Montoya
Peter Sarsgaard Walter Delacroix
Barton Heyman Captain Beliveau
Steve Boles Sgt. Neal Trapp
Nesbitt Blaisdell Warden Hartman
Larry Pine Guy Gilardi
Kevin Cooney Governor Benedict
Clancy Brown State Trooper
Michael Cullen Carl Vitello

Producers

Eric Fellner Executive Producer
Tim Bevan Executive Producer
Tim Robbins Producer
Jon Kilik Producer
Rudd Simmons Producer
Allan F. Nicholls Producer
Mark Seldis Producer
R.A. White Producer

Editors

Lisa Zeno Churgin, Ray Hubley

1996 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1996 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
1996 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1996 Oscar Best Music, Original Song Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
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