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R| 2 hr. 5 min.

Plot Summary
When a group of civil rights workers goes missing in a small Mississippi town, FBI agents Alan Ward (Willem Dafoe) and Rupert Anderson (Gene Hackman) are sent in to investigate. Local authorities refuse to cooperate with them, and the African American community is afraid to, precipitating a clash between the two agents over strategy. As the situation becomes more volatile, the direct approach is abandoned in favor of more aggressive, hard-line tactics.

Cast: Gene Hackman , Willem Dafoe , Frances McDormand , Brad Dourif , R. Lee Ermey , Gailard Sartain , Stephen Tobolowsky , Michael Rooker

Director: Alan Parker

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Orion Pictures

Mississippi Burning (1988)

Release Date: January 27th, 1989|2 hr. 5 min.

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