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Mississippi Burning

1988 , 2h 8m
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Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff.

  • Director: Alan Parker
  • Stars: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif, R. Lee Ermey

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17 wins41 nominations
out of 5,724 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Cinematography

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    Best Cinematography

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  • BAFTA Awards

    Best Editing

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Ratings

7.8
83%
65

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Mississippi Burning FAQ

On August 06, 2020, there were 5348 public reaction to Mississippi Burning including extraordinary, Oscar-worthy performance, with memorable moments, more intense, brutal murder.
The full version of Mississippi Burning is provided by FandangoNOW , Redbox , AMC on Demand , Amazon Prime Video , DIRECTV , Vudu , Apple iTunes
The release date of Mississippi Burning is December 08, 1988.
The revenue of Mississippi Burning was 34,604,000 USD.
The production budget of Mississippi Burning was 15,000,000 USD.
The certification of Mississippi Burning is R.
The genre of Mississippi Burning is Thriller,Crime,Drama.
The runtime of Mississippi Burning is 128 minutes.
Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff..
On August 06, 2020, the IMDB rating of Mississippi Burning is 7.8/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 83/100, Metacritic rating is 65/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
The casts of Mississippi Burning are Gene Hackman starring as Agent Rupert Anderson, Willem Dafoe starring as Agent Alan Ward, Frances McDormand starring as Mrs. Pell, Brad Dourif starring as Deputy Clinton Pell, R. Lee Ermey starring as Mayor Tilman, Gailard Sartain starring as Sheriff Ray Stuckey.
The director of Mississippi Burning is Alan Parker.
Mississippi Burning won 1989 Academy Awards, USA, 1990 BAFTA Awards, 1989 Berlin International Film Festival, 1990 Political Film Society, USA, 1989 American Cinema Editors, USA, 1989 British Society of Cinematographers, 1989 Casting Society of America, USA, 1989 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, 1988 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards, 1988 National Board of Review, USA.