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Free State of Jones

2016-06-24 | Action / Drama
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In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.
Director: Gary Ross
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

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Free State of Jones FAQ

The director of Free State of Jones is Gary Ross, the writer is Gary Ross.
The release date of Free State of Jones is June 24, 2016.
The production budget of Free State of Jones was 50,000,000 USD.
The runtime of Free State of Jones is 140 minutes.
The revenue of Free State of Jones was 25,035,950 USD.
On July 30, 2021, there were 5166 public reaction to Free State of Jones including slice of history, like a history lesson, history buff, historical interest, historical significance.
The full version of Free State of Jones is provided by Netflix , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
The genre of Free State of Jones is Action,Drama,History,War.
In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history..
The certification of Free State of Jones is R.
Free State of Jones won 2017 Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA), 2016 New York Film Critics, Online.
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of Free State of Jones is 6.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 47/100, Metacritic rating is 53/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.