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Mississippi Burning

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 former Sheriff partner.

Details

-- Box Office --
Released: Jan 27th, 1989
Budget: $15,000,000.00
Revenue: $34,604,000.00
-- General Information --
Rating: R
Runtime: 128 Minutes
Genres: Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
-- Ratings --
IMDB: N/A
Rotten Tomatoes: N/A
Metascore N/A

Mississippi Burning Main Cast

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Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
plays Agent Rupert Anderson
Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
plays Agent Alan Ward
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
plays Mrs. Pell
Brad Dourif
Brad Dourif
plays Deputy Clinton Pell
R. Lee Ermey
R. Lee Ermey
plays Mayor Tilman
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • One of Stephen Tobolowsky's heroes is his late aunt, Hermine Tobolowsky, known as the "mother of the Texas Equal Rights Amendment".
  • A Klansman in a red car with tall fins and white roof throws a victim out the door in the town square. The car is a 1961 DeSoto, the very last edition of the historic make. In fall 1960, Chrysler made about 3000 DeSotos before they discontinued the line.
  • Don Johnson campaigned heavily for the role that went to Willem Dafoe.
  • Movie Goof (boom mic visible): In the barbershop when Agent Anderson is beating up Deputy Pell, the boom mic is clearly visible.
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