Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Greenwood, Mississippi, USA"


1. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 350,590 | Gross: $169.71M

2. The Duel (I) (2016)

R | 110 min | Drama, Western

5.7
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42 Metascore

A Texas Ranger investigates a series of unexplained deaths in a town called Helena.

Director: Kieran Darcy-Smith | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Liam Hemsworth, Alice Braga, Emory Cohen

Votes: 6,215

3. Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History

6.7
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A Mississippi district attorney and the widow of Medgar Evers struggle to finally bring a white racist to justice for the 1963 murder of the civil rights leader.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Alec Baldwin, James Woods, Whoopi Goldberg, Virginia Madsen

Votes: 8,983 | Gross: $13.05M

4. The Chamber (1996)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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45 Metascore

A young man fresh out of law school tries to win a reprieve for his racist grandfather who is on death row.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Robert Prosky

Votes: 11,030 | Gross: $14.55M

5. The Reivers (1969)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Steve McQueen, Sharon Farrell, Ruth White, Michael Constantine

Votes: 2,297

6. Mississippi Masala (1991)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families... See full summary »

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore

Votes: 4,112 | Gross: $7.31M

7. Ode to Billy Joe (1976)

PG | 106 min | Drama

6.5
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At last, we're given the answers to the questions raised by the haunting 1967 Bobbie Gentry song of the same title. Eighteen- year-old Billy Joe McAllister is in love with Bobbie Lee, but ... See full summary »

Director: Max Baer Jr. | Stars: Robby Benson, Glynnis O'Connor, Joan Hotchkis, Sandy McPeak

Votes: 1,188

8. Home from the Hill (1960)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Dramatic story of the influential Hunnicutt family set in Texas during the late 1950s.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard, George Hamilton

Votes: 2,310 | Gross: $2.18M

9. Nightmare in Badham County (1976 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Two UCLA coeds have engine trouble in a small Southern town. When they spurn the local sheriff's advances he arranges for them to be taken to the women's prison on trivial charges (the ... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Deborah Raffin, Lynne Moody, Chuck Connors, Fionnula Flanagan

Votes: 284

10. The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Mystery

5.0
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An ignored, small-town librarian confesses to a murder she didn't commit to get attention.

Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Thal, Alfre Woodard, Julianne Moore

Votes: 1,429 | Gross: $3.72M

11. Ballast (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.0
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84 Metascore

A drama set in the Mississippi delta, where one man's suicide affects three people's lives.

Director: Lance Hammer | Stars: Micheal J. Smith Sr., JimMyron Ross, Tarra Riggs, Johnny McPhail

Votes: 2,039 | Gross: $0.08M

12. Mississippi Whistle (2018)

40 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

A filmmaker recounts the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi - while traveling to the places in which they occured.

Director: Justyn Bell | Stars: Michael Howell, Justyn Bell, Ella Bardine, Jason Bridges

13. The Search for Robert Johnson (1992 TV Movie)

72 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.6
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A UK television documentary film about the legendary Delta blues musician Robert Johnson.

Director: Chris Hunt | Stars: Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, John Hammond, Gayle Dean Wardlow

Votes: 124

14. The Streets of Greenwood (1962)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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During the Civil Rights movement of the early Sixties, Emshwiller documented voter registration efforts by SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) in Greenwood, Mississippi. Three ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Willis

15. Stop Breakin' Down (1999)

27 min | Short

8.0
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Short film exploring, blues legend, Robert Johnson and how he came to be so skilled on the guitar. It looks at how he learnt the blues so quickly, and how it's believed that Johnson sold his sold to Satan down at the crossroads.

Director: Glenn Marzano | Stars: Keisean Jackson, Vasti Jackson

Votes: 7

16. Art+Place (2015)

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Director: Alison Fast

17. When Cotton Blossoms (2009)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Exactly 100 years ago... in the piney woods of rural Mississippi... a dream was planted... and Hope sprang forth.

Director: Scott Magie | Stars: Theresa Burke, Ralph Edwards, J.R. Harris, Casey Heflin