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Writers (WGA):
Pamela Colloff (magazine article in Texas Monthly)
John Pielmeier (written by)
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Release Date:
6 January 2002 (USA) See more »
Some secrets should never be kept. See more »
Based on true events, this film recounts the story of Bobby Frank Cherry (Richard Jenkins), who participated... See more » | Full synopsis »
6 nominations See more »
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Alabama Burning See more (6 total) »


  (in credits order)

Tom Sizemore ... Tom Cherry

Richard Jenkins ... Bobby Frank Cherry
Brenda Bazinet ... Virginia Cherry

Lachlan Murdoch ... Young Tom

Colm Feore ... Dalton Strong

Ving Rhames ... Garrick Jones
Jessica Gray Charles ... Denise McNair
Funmiola Lawson ... Cynthia Wesley

Aaryn Doyle ... Carole Robertson
Isys McKoy ... Mae Collins
Mica Le John ... Sarah Collins

Kim Roberts ... Mrs. Wesley
Delores Etienne ... Older Woman at Church (as Dolores Ettienne)

Sandi Ross ... Sunday School Teacher
Ardon Bess ... Minister at Church
Michael Rhoades ... Tommy
Bruce McFee ... Robert Chambliss
Tony Munch ... Herman Cash
Simon Reynolds ... Troy Ingram

Tom McBeath ... J. Edgar Hoover

Charles Woods Gray ... Willie the Vagrant (as Charles Gray)

Connor Price ... Young Bobby Jr.
Mallarie Hayes ... Cherry child
Ryan Price ... Cherry child
Nakita Hayes ... Cherry child

Doug Lennox ... Jack Kash

K.C. Collins ... Youth (as Chris Collins)

Steve Cumyn ... Bobby Cherry Jr. (at age 31)
Jackie Richardson ... Mama Jones

John Friesen ... Bill Connor
Sonia Ndongmo ... Woman at Riot
Neil Girvan ... State Trooper

Ksenia Solo ... Lucinda
Ron Gabriel ... Doctor
Bob Desrosiers ... Minister at Funeral
Jane Cooke ... Witness
Rodger Barton ... Witness
Carly Street ... Witness
Carol Anderson ... Witness

Andrew Moodie ... Man in Church
Kelly Fiddick ... Man in Street (as Kelly D. Fiddick)

Michelyn Emelle ... Mrs. McNair
Tim MacMenamin ... Fireman

Philip Craig ... Prosecutor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dennis Cruzado ... Sunday School Student (as Denis Kacenga)
Thomas Price ... Wesley (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Dornhelm 
Writing credits
Pamela Colloff (magazine article in Texas Monthly)

John Pielmeier (written by)

Produced by
Tracey Alexander .... executive producer
Barbara Bloom .... co-executive producer
Bob Cooper .... executive producer (as Robert Cooper)
Judy Ranan .... supervising producer
Frank Siracusa .... producer
Original Music by
Harald Kloser 
Thomas Wanker 
Cinematography by
Derick V. Underschultz 
Film Editing by
Victor Du Bois 
Casting by
Richard Hicks 
Ronnie Yeskel 
Production Design by
Sandra Kybartas 
Art Direction by
Armando Sgrignuoli 
Set Decoration by
Elizabeth Calderhead 
Costume Design by
Michael Harris 
Makeup Department
Joan Chell .... assistant makeup artist
Katarina Chovanec .... key hair stylist
Debi Drennan .... key makeup artist
Debi Drennan .... makeup designer
Wynona Price .... makeup artist: Mr. Rhames
Production Management
Meredith Ann Howes .... post-production supervisor
Thom J. Pretak .... production manager
Thom J. Pretak .... unit production manager
Patti Singer .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Woody Sidarous .... first assistant director
John Wade .... third assistant director
Erin Walker .... second assistant director
Art Department
Gary Brown .... on-set carpenter
Paul Dallin .... lead man
Vladislav Fyodorov .... first assistant art director
Craig Grant .... property master
Rod James .... key scenic painter
Aaron Morrison .... assistant art director
Daniel Mucka .... construction coordinator
Keith Reaume .... lead set dresser
Shelley Silverman .... third assistant art director (as Shelley H. Silverman)
Carlos Subercaseaux .... head carpenter
Sound Department
Harry Andronis .... sound re-recording mixer
Sam Black .... sound re-recording mixer
Sean W. Karp .... choir recordist
Scott C. Kolden .... supervising sound editor
Bill McMillan .... sound recordist
James L. Pearson .... sound editor
Debby Ruby-Winsberg .... supervising sound editor
Matthew Stark .... boom operator
David John West .... sound re-recording mixer (as David J. West)
Special Effects by
Jon Davis .... special effects technician
Brock Jolliffe .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Dave Axford .... visual effects: opening sequence
Dave Asling .... model shop supervisor (uncredited)
Roy T. Anderson .... stunts
Mary Fallick .... stunts
Howard Green .... stunt performer
Curtis Hibbert .... stunts
Angelica Lisk-Hann .... stunt double (as Angelica Lisk)
Darren Marsman .... stunts
Paul Rutledge .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Carella .... camera operator: "b" camera
Ross Church .... grip
Federico De Marco .... second assistant camera
Frank Gentile .... best boy electric
Michael Gibson .... still photographer
Tony Guerin .... camera operator
Mark Hewson .... electrician
Mitch Holmes .... key grip
Neil Kilpatrick .... camera trainee
Rohan Lawrence .... grip
Bob Lopes .... dolly grip
Murray Mainprize .... generator operator
Paolo Perin .... electrician
Mike Sokoluk .... grip
Dean Stinchcombe .... first assistant camera
Christopher J. Toudy .... best boy grip (as Chris Toudy)
Craig Wright .... gaffer
Animation Department
Billy D. Choi .... animator
Casting Department
Jon Comerford .... casting: Toronto
Alain de Zilva .... casting associate: Vancouver (as Al de Zilva)
Luella Lauber .... background casting
Mark Scott .... casting associate: Los Angeles
Claudia Smith .... casting associate: Toronto
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bev Ball .... assistant costume designer
Jenny Buck .... wardrobe set supervisor
Jennifer Lantz .... on-set wardrobe truck
Sara Moodie .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
John Cameron .... assistant editor
Arlene Moelker .... colorist: dailies
Tom Overton .... color timer
Fiona Paterson .... assistant editor (as Fiona Patterson)
Anthony Sherin .... additional editor
Jana Triska .... assistant editor
Location Management
John Musikka .... assistant location manager
Geoffrey Smither .... location manager (as Geoff Smither)
Music Department
Emanuele Arnone .... music editor (as Emanuelle Arnone)
Jack Lenz .... choir music coordinator
Transportation Department
Rick Holman .... picture vehicle wrangler
John McCaughey .... transportation coordinator
Shawn McConnell .... transportation captain
Other crew
Janina Barrett .... production accountant
Lyssa J. Caster .... assistant to director
Charles Woods Gray .... dialect director (as Charles W. Gray)
Alexandra Lane .... production coordinator
Julia Stan .... script supervisor (as Julia Stan Garcia)
Michael Stoyanov .... production assistant
Henry DeBardeleben .... special thanks: technical advice

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USA:93 min
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Alabama Burning, 24 June 2005
Author: ladenblak from United States

Powerful and moving. The struggle between father and son, right and wrong and the definition of true and lasting friendship are the catalysts of this compelling film. Ving Rhames is phenomenal (as always). Tom Sizemore portrays a son who, as a child, witnessed the racially motivated terroristic acts of his father. He is torn by the bond that should exist between a father and son and that thin line of loyalty he feels is owed, even though he knows it is wrong. Ving Rhames portrays Sizemore's best friend. He literally steals the show with his powerful on screen presence. The subtle exchanges as these two men, one who knows what his father has done, and the other who knows he knows, are riveting and truly thought provoking. Justice, in the end, brings us some sense of closure and joy, but they are tainted by the years of silent secrets that came before.

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