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Mississippi Burning

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Crime Drama, Mystery
Director: Alan Parker

When a group of civil rights workers goes missing in a small Mississippi town, FBI agents Alan Ward and Rupert Anderson 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
  • Agent Rupert Anderson
  • Willem Dafoe
  • Agent Alan Ward
  • Frances McDormand
  • Mrs. Pell
  • Brad Dourif
  • Deputy Clinton Pell
  • R. Lee Ermey
  • Mayor Tilman
  • Gailard Sartain
  • Sheriff Ray Stuckey
  • Stephen Tobolowsky
  • Clayton Townley
  • Michael Rooker
  • Frank Bailey
  • Pruitt Taylor Vince
  • Lester Cowens
  • Park Overall
  • Connie
  • Jake Gipson
  • Mose
Producers :
Robert F. Colesberry
Writers :

All Upcoming Times for Mississippi Burning

  • Tue 11/28
  • 2:30PM-5:00PM
  • This TV
    • CC