- Billy Bob Thornton as Hank Grotowski.
- Halle Berry as Leticia Musgrove.
- Heath Ledger as Sonny Grotowski (Hank's son)
- Peter Boyle as Buck Grotowski (Hank's dad)
- Coronji Calhoun as Tyrell Musgrove (Leticia's son)
- Sean Combs as Lawrence Musgrove (Tyrell's father)
- Mos Def as Ryrus Cooper (local mechanic)
- Charles Cowan Jr. as Willie Cooper, one of Ryrus' sons.
- Taylor LaGrange as Darryl Cooper, Ryrus' other son (who Hank thought was named 'Harry')
- Clara Infinity Daniels as Maggie Cooper, Ryrus' daughter.
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Mar 01, 2002 · Set in the Southern United States, 'Monster's Ball' is a tale of a racist white man, Hank, who 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 interracial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.
- Marc Forster
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Monster's Ball is a 2001 American romantic drama film directed by Marc Forster, produced by Lee Daniels and written by Milo Addica and Will Rokos, who also appear in the film. It stars Halle Berry, Billy Bob Thornton, Heath Ledger, and Peter Boyle, with Sean Combs, Mos Def, and Coronji Calhoun in supporting roles. Thornton portrays a widowed corrections officer who begins a relationship with a woman, unaware that she is the widow of a man he executed. Principal photography began in May 2001 in N
Movie Info "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...
For anyone who doesn't know, "Monster's Ball" is about two very disparate parents who are plainly awful to their children. One is a corrections offiicer in a state penitentiary, living with his bigoted, rigid father, and the son he seems to resent without cause, who is following in his footsteps.
Feb 22, 2002 · MONSTER'S BALL is a hard-hitting Southern drama tempered by a story of powerful life-changing love. It is the story of Hank (Academy Award winner ®, Billy Bob Thornton), an embittered prison ...
- Marc Forster
- Billy Bob Thornton
Monster's Ball (2001) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Gritty drama about a death row prison guard who falls into an unlikely and torrid affair with the emotionally distraught wife of one of his prisoners.
Set in the Southern United States, 'Monster's Ball' is a tale of a racist white man, Hank, who 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 interracial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.
"Monster's Ball" is about a black woman and a white man who find, for a time anyway, solace in each other for their pain. But their pain remains separate and so do they; this is not a message movie about interracial relationships, but the specific story of two desperate people whose lives are shaken by violent deaths, and how in the days right after that they turn to each other because there is no place else to turn.
Aug 15, 2014 · Monster’s Ball is the story of a poor Southern woman, played by Halle Berry, who falls in love with a prison guard, played by Billy Bob Thornton, after her husband has been executed. In the movie, Berry and her co-star shared a steamy sex scene that has been embedded in the minds of many viewers for years.