Released Date
March 1, 2001
Distributor
Lionsgate
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$4,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$31,273,922 + $13,737,512 = $45,011,434
1979-2008

Heath Ledger

as Sonny Grotowski

51

Diddy

as Lawrence Musgrove

55

Halle Berry

as Leticia Musgrove

66

Billy Bob Thornton

as Hank Grotowski

47

Mos Def

as Ryrus Cooper

1935-2006

Peter Boyle

as Buck Grotowski

About Monster's Ball

After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard re-examines his attitudes while falling in love with the African-American wife of the last prisoner he executed.

About

A bigoted prison guard reexamines his attitudes after a family tragedy, and winds up falling in love with an African American woman whom he does not realize is the widow of a man he executed.

Trivia

Halle Berry won an Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance. She and Billy Bob Thornton each won a National Board of Review award.