Movies filmed in Mississippi

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1. The Crisis (1916)

100 min | Drama, History, War

Stephen Brice, a young lawyer in Civil War-era St. Louis, falls in love with Virginia Carvel, the daughter of his benefactor. But she is loyal to the South and Brice is committed to ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: George Fawcett, Matt Snyder, Bessie Eyton, Tom Santschi

3. Baby Doll (1956)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

A steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous nineteen-year-old virgin.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 6,425

4. Cadillac Records (2008)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Music

65 Metascore

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé, Columbus Short

Votes: 19,044 | Gross: $8.20M

5. The Chamber (1996)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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: 12,231 | Gross: $14.55M

6. The Client (1994)

PG-13 | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

65 Metascore

A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney to protect him when the District Attorney tries to use him to take down a mob family.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Renfro, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 56,900 | Gross: $92.12M

7. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

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: 407,327 | Gross: $169.71M

8. Get on Up (2014)

PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, Music

71 Metascore

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis

Votes: 19,643 | Gross: $30.51M

9. The Insider (1999)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

84 Metascore

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes (1968) exposé on Big Tobacco.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Votes: 154,181 | Gross: $28.97M

10. The Ladykillers (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

56 Metascore

An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tom Hanks, Marlon Wayans, Irma P. Hall, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 96,210 | Gross: $39.80M

11. Miss Firecracker (1989)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

Carnelle isn't happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain's win many years ago. Few think she can win, even ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 1,835 | Gross: $0.65M

12. Mississippi Burning (1988)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, History

65 Metascore

Two F.B.I. Agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Votes: 82,671 | Gross: $34.60M

13. My Dog Skip (2000)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

61 Metascore

A shy boy grows up in 1940s Mississippi with the help of his beloved dog, Skip.

Director: Jay Russell | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson

Votes: 18,732 | Gross: $34.10M

14. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

69 Metascore

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman

Votes: 273,268 | Gross: $45.51M

15. Mississippi Masala (1991)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

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: 4,523 | Gross: $7.31M

16. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

R | 130 min | Biography, Drama

79 Metascore

The story of a controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Brett Harrelson

Votes: 85,026 | Gross: $20.19M

17. The Premonition (1976)

PG | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A young girl who's terrified her insane (birth) mother will take her away from her beloved foster mother. One day, when the birth mother attempts to contact the girl at school, but her ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Allen Schnitzer | Stars: Sharon Farrell, Edward Michael Bell, Jeff Corey, Chitra Neogy

Votes: 578

18. Raintree County (1957)

Approved | 160 min | Drama, Romance, War

A student falls in love with a Southern belle, but their relationship is complicated by her troubled past and the on-set of the Civil War.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint, Nigel Patrick

Votes: 3,265

19. Home from the Hill (1960)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, Romance

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: 2,750 | Gross: $2.18M

20. Ode to Billy Joe (1976)

PG | 106 min | Drama

Billy Jo struggles with his sexuality after a drunken encounter.

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

Votes: 1,395

21. Thieves Like Us (1974)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

When two men break out of prison, they join up with another and restart their criminal ways, robbing banks across the South.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, John Schuck, Bert Remsen

Votes: 4,024

22. The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance, War

In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit's doctor cause frictions within ranks.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt

Votes: 8,820

23. Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History

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: 9,749 | Gross: $13.05M

24. Cookie's Fortune (1999)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

70 Metascore

Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell

Votes: 12,314 | Gross: $10.92M

25. Tomorrow (1972)

PG | 103 min | Drama

A lonely farmer takes in a pregnant woman and looks after her. After she gives birth, tragedy strikes.

Director: Joseph Anthony | Stars: Robert Duvall, Olga Bellin, Sudie Bond, Richard McConnell

Votes: 1,062

26. A Time to Kill (1996)

R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

54 Metascore

In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his ten-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey

Votes: 124,370 | Gross: $108.77M

27. This Property Is Condemned (1966)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

The dramatic love story of small-town Mississippi girl Alva Starr and railroad official Owen Legate, set during the Great Depression.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson, Kate Reid

Votes: 4,840

28. Stone Cold (1991)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A tough Alabama cop is blackmailed by the FBI into going undercover in a violent Mississippi biker gang.

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, William Forsythe, Arabella Holzbog

Votes: 6,606 | Gross: $9.29M

29. The Duel (I) (2016)

R | 110 min | Drama, Western

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: 9,138 | Gross: $0.06M

30. Impact Earth (2015)

90 min | Action

A former NASA asteroid tracker discovers a looming asteroid collision that could send it on a collision-course with Earth. Because he made a wrong call ten years earlier that cost him his ... See full summary »

Director: Rex Piano | Stars: Bernard Curry, Brooke Langton, Caitlin Carver, Lew Temple

Votes: 230

31. A Girl Like Grace (2015)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

A bullied 17-year-old girl raised by a single mother seeks guidance from her best friend and the girl's older sister.

Director: Ty Hodges | Stars: Meagan Good, Raven-Symoné, Garcelle Beauvais, Ryan Destiny

Votes: 441

32. The Hollars (2016)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

53 Metascore

A man returns to his small hometown after learning that his mother has fallen ill and is about to undergo surgery.

Director: John Krasinski | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Charlie Day, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick

Votes: 10,785 | Gross: $1.02M

33. The Reivers (1969)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

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: 2,623

34. Rites of Spring (2011)

Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Thriller

33 Metascore

A ransom scheme turns into a nightmare for a group of kidnappers who become victims of a horrifying secret that must be paid every spring.

Director: Padraig Reynolds | Stars: AJ Bowen, Anessa Ramsey, Sonny Marinelli, Katherine Randolph

Votes: 1,992

35. The Ponder Heart (2001 TV Movie)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama

Uncle Daniel Ponder moves to give away his fortune, while his niece, Edna Earle, tries to tighten the reins on Daniel's generosity. After Daniel marries teenager Bonnie Dee Peacock, her ... See full summary »

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Peter MacNicol, JoBeth Williams, Angela Bettis, Boyce Holleman

Votes: 94

36. Crossroads (1986)

R | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

55 Metascore

Ralph Macchio is Lightning Boy. A kid who can make a slide guitar sing. Blind Dog is an old pro who knows it. Together, they're headed to a place where deals are made. And legends are born.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Joe Morton

Votes: 13,519 | Gross: $5.84M

37. Battlecreek (2017)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

Henry is a loner and a night owl. His rare skin disease has kept him under the close watch of his fiery mother, who has sheltered him his entire life. One night, a young woman's car breaks down and Henry's life will change forever.

Director: Alison Eastwood | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Paula Malcomson, Claire van der Boom, Delroy Lindo

Votes: 838 | Gross: $0.04M

38. Rumors of Wars (2014)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A student keeps a journal while a one world government takes over the world. Years later, a soldier finds her journal and questions everything he believes.

Director: Paul Tomborello | Stars: Ben Davies, Jennifer Cooper, Eric Roberts, Michael Joiner

Votes: 431

39. 1 Mile to You (2017)

TV-14 | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

After a teenager's friends die in an accident, he finds running allows him to remember them perfectly. Running, however, also brings him notoriety. He is caught between keeping the past alive and making new memories in the present.

Director: Leif Tilden | Stars: Graham Rogers, Tim Roth, Justin McCammom, Ty Parker

Votes: 2,115

40. Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)

PG-13 | 119 min | Biography, Drama

47 Metascore

International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.

Director: Michael Carney | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou, Jon Voight

Votes: 5,355 | Gross: $6.42M



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