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1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
"Monster's Ball" is a hard-hitting Southern drama tempered by a story of powerful, life-changing love. It is the story of Hank (Billy Bob Thornton), an embittered prison guard working on Death Row who begins an unlikely, but emotionally charged affair with Leticia (Halle Berry), the wife of a man he has just executed.

Cast: Billy Bob Thornton , Heath Ledger , Halle Berry , Peter Boyle , Sean Combs , Mos Def , Will Rokos , Milo Addica

Director: Marc Forster

Genres: Drama

Monster's Ball (2001)

Release Date: January 1st, 2001|1 hr. 52 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The actors make it unique and unforgettable. show more

  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Dark and beautifully directed melodrama about the strange intersection of racism and emotional need. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Halle Berry is something else as Leticia Musgrove, the widow of an inmate who's just been executed by Hank and his crew, and that something else is commandingly passionate. show more

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