Murder in Mississippi

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Crime
  • Release year: 1990
  • Running time: 96 min
Murder in Mississippi is a 1990 television film which dramatized the last weeks of civil rights activists Michael "Mickey" Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney, and the events leading up to their disappearance and subsequent murder during Freedom Summer in 1964. read more

Murder in Mississippi is a 1990 television film which dramatized the last weeks of civil rights activists Michael "Mickey" Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney, and the events leading up to their disappearance and subsequent murder during Freedom Summer in 1964. It starred Tom Hulce as Schwerner, Jennifer Grey as his wife Rita, Blair Underwood as Chaney, and Josh Charles as Goodman. Hulce received a nomination for Best Actor in a TV Miniseries at the 1990 Golden Globes.

Original Release

02/05/1990

US Release

02/05/1990

Cast

Directors

Roger Young

Writers

Ben Stein, Stanley Weiser

Cast

Producers

Tova Laiter Executive Producer
Bernard Sofronski Executive Producer
David L. Wolper Executive Producer
Mark Wolper Producer

Editors

Benjamin A. Weissman

1991 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Special Won
1990 Emmy Outstanding Drama/Comedy Special Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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