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Best The Green Mile quotes, with movie clips, ranked by fans. This list of great movie quotes from The Green Mile collects all of the most famous lines from the film in one place, allowing you to pick the top quotes and move them up the list. Quotations from movies are repeated all the time in other movies, on television, in speeches and in day-to-day life, so having a good knowledge of good movie quotes (and having resources useful to search movie quotes) have become essential. Some of the most quotable movies, like The Green Mile, are so entrenched in popular culture that you may not even remember where some of the greatest movie quotes of all time even came from.

The Green Mile is the story several prison guards in a penitentiary in the 1930s as they deal with the arrival of John Coffey, a convicted rapist and murderer who has a special gift that makes his impending execution seem senseless.

This list includes all the best The Green Mile lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous The Green Mile quotes are here.

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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?

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Paul Edgecomb: 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.
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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 s**t in your hat, and I got to have Mae West sit on my face, because I am one horny m**********r!

Our Job is Talking Not Yelling is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Green Mile Movie Quotes
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Paul Edgecomb: Men under strain can snap. Hurt themselves. Hurt others. That's why our job is talking, not yelling. You'll do better to think of this place like an intensive care ward in a hospital.
Percy Wetmore: I think of it as a bucket of piss to drown rats in. That's all. Anybody doesn't like it can kiss my ass.