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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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The casts of Free State of Jones are Matthew McConaughey starring as Newton Knight, Gugu Mbatha-Raw starring as Rachel, Mahershala Ali starring as Moses Washington, Keri Russell starring as Serena Knight, Jacob Lofland starring as Daniel, Sean Bridgers starring as Sumrall.
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 director of Free State of Jones is Gary Ross.
The full version of Free State of Jones is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , FXNow , Microsoft Store , DIRECTV , fuboTV
Free State of Jones won 2017 Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA), 2016 New York Film Critics, Online.
On December 07, 2021, there were 5179 public reaction to Free State of Jones including like a history lesson, history buff, historical significance, historical interest, historical point of view.
On December 07, 2021, the IMDB rating of Free State of Jones is 6.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 48/100, Metacritic rating is 53/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The release date of Free State of Jones is June 24, 2016.
The genre of Free State of Jones is Action,Drama,History,War.
The revenue of Free State of Jones was 25,035,950 USD.
The runtime of Free State of Jones is 140 minutes.
The production budget of Free State of Jones was 50,000,000 USD.