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Murder in Mississippi (1990)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 5 February 1990
In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last three weeks in the lives of the slain activists.

Director:

Roger Young

Writers:

Stanley Weiser, Ben Stein (article)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hulce ... Mickey Schwerner
Jennifer Grey ... Rita Schwerner
Blair Underwood ... James Chaney
CCH Pounder ... Fannie Lee Chaney
Andre Braugher ... Dennis
John Dennis Johnston ... Hatchet-Faced Man
Donzaleigh Abernathy ... Sue
Royce D. Applegate ... Deputy Winter
Harry Caesar ... Hollis Watkins
Josh Charles ... Andrew Goodman
Lou Walker
Scott Lawrence ... Matt Suarez
Eugene Byrd ... Ben Jr.
J. Don Ferguson J. Don Ferguson
Walton Goggins ... Lyle (as Walt Goggins)
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Storyline

In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last three weeks in the lives of the slain activists.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asesinato en Mississippi See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A TV film made for the NBC network. See more »

Connections

Version of Mississippi Burning (1988) See more »

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Very moving
1 November 1998 | by Howie8See all my reviews

I like to watch this move as a prelude to Mississippi Burning. Great beginning.


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