Mississippi Burning

88
  • R
The summer of 1964... Two FBI agents--one a tight-jawed, by-the-book type, the other an experienced Southern lawman who knows how to handle people--head the government's investigation into the disappearance of three civil rights activists in East Mississippi.
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The summer of 1964... Two FBI agents--one a tight-jawed, by-the-book type, the other an experienced Southern lawman who knows how to handle people--head the government's investigation into the disappearance of three civil rights activists in East Mississippi.

Original Release

12/09/1988

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Cast

Directors

Alan Parker

Writers

Chris Gerolmo

Cast

Brad Dourif Deputy Pell
Frances McDormand Mrs. Pell
Gailard Sartain Sheriff Stuckey
Gene Hackman Anderson
R. Lee Ermey Mayor Tilman
Willem Dafoe Ward
Stephen Tobolowsky Townley
Michael Rooker Frank Bailey
Pruitt Taylor Vince Lester Cowens
Badja Djola Agent Monk
Kevin Dunn Agent Bird
Frankie Faison Eulogist
Tom Mason Judge
Geoffrey Nauffts Goatee
Rick Zieff Passenger
Tobin Bell Agent Stokes
Marc Clement Floyd Swilley
Stephen Bridgewater Wesley Cooke (as Stephen Wesley Bridgewater)
Bob Penny Curtis Foy
Park Overall Connie

Producers

Editors

Gerry Hambling

1989 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1989 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1989 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1989 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1989 Oscar Best Cinematography Won
1989 Oscar Best Sound Nominated
1989 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1989 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1989 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1989 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1989 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
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