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Dead Man Walking (1995)

R
122 min | Crime, Drama

A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.
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Director
Writers
Helen Prejean (book "Dead Man Walking") (as Sister Helen Prejean C.S.J.) | Tim Robbins
Cinematographer
Roger Deakins (as Roger A. Deakins)
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Box Office
Budget
$ 11,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 118,266
Gross (USA)
$ 39,387,284
Gross (World)
$ 83,088,295
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Release date
Feb 2, 1996 (United States)

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68 cast members
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Susan Sarandon
Sister Helen Prejean Sister Helen Prejean   See fewer
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Sean Penn
Matthew Poncelet Matthew Poncelet   See fewer
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Robert Prosky
Hilton Barber Hilton Barber   See fewer
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Earl Delacroix Earl Delacroix   See fewer
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Celia Weston
Mary Beth Percy Mary Beth Percy   See fewer
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Lois Smith
Helen's Mother Helen's Mother   See fewer
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Scott Wilson
Chaplain Farley Chaplain Farley   See fewer
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Roberta Maxwell
Lucille Poncelet Lucille Poncelet   See fewer
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Margo Martindale
Sister Colleen Sister Colleen   See fewer
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Barton Heyman
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Steve Boles
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Larry Pine
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7.5 / 10 | 80,769 votes