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Monster's Ball

2001-06-07 | Romance / Drama
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Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.
Director: Marc Forster
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry

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Monster's Ball won 2002 Academy Awards, USA, 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2002 Berlin International Film Festival, 2003 Awards of the Japanese Academy, 2002 American Screenwriters Association, USA, 2002 Bambi Awards, 2002 BET Awards, 2002 Black Reel Awards, 2002 Jupiter Award, 2002 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards and 2 others.
The revenue of Monster's Ball was 44,909,486 USD.
The full version of Monster's Ball is provided by HBO Max , HBO Now , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
The release date of Monster's Ball is June 07, 2001.
The director of Monster's Ball is Marc Forster.
The genre of Monster's Ball is Romance,Drama.
Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers..
The runtime of Monster's Ball is 113 minutes.
The casts of Monster's Ball are Billy Bob Thornton starring as Hank Grotowski, Halle Berry starring as Leticia Musgrove, Heath Ledger starring as Sonny Grotowski, Sean Combs starring as Lawrence Musgrove, Coronji Calhoun starring as Tyrell Musgrove, Peter Boyle starring as Buck Grotowski.
On October 18, 2021, the IMDB rating of Monster's Ball is 7.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 85/100, Metacritic rating is 69/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The production budget of Monster's Ball was 4,000,000 USD.
On October 18, 2021, there were 5297 public reaction to Monster's Ball including Oscar-worthy performance, great acting, should be required to watch, extraordinary, emotionally charging.