Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.4
IMDB Rating 6.7
RottenTomatoes Rating 45%

Financials

Revenue: $13,323,144

Budget: $36,000,000

Profit: - $-22,676,856


Movie Details

Tag Line: From the director of A FEW GOOD MEN comes a compelling TRUE STORY.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Dec 20, 1996

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 2h 10m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures , Castle Rock Entertainment


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Synopsis

Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung jury. The movie then covers District Attorney, Bobby DeLaughters transformation and alliance with Myrlie Evers, wife of Medgar Evers, of the, as he becomes more involved with bringing Beckwith to trial for the third time 30 years later. Some of the characters are played by the actual participants in this story.


Main Cast

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin

Bobby DeLaughter

Age : 62 | Popularity : 23%

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

Myrlie Evers

Age : 64 | Popularity : 24%

James Woods

James Woods

Byron De La Beckwith

Age : 73 | Popularity : 24%

Virginia Madsen

Virginia Madsen

Dixie DeLaughter

Age : 58 | Popularity : 16%

Craig T. Nelson

Craig T. Nelson

Ed Peters

Age : 76 | Popularity : 11%

William H. Macy

William H. Macy

Charlie Crisco

Age : 70 | Popularity : 19%

Susanna Thompson

Susanna Thompson

Peggy Lloyd

Age : 62 | Popularity : 12%

Lucas Black

Lucas Black

Burt DeLaughter

Age : 37 | Popularity : 20%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Lewis Colick
Lewis Colick
Directing Director
Rob Reiner
Rob Reiner
Costume & Make-Up Makeup Artist
Deborah La Mia Denaver
Deborah La Mia Denaver
Matthew W. Mungle
Matthew W. Mungle
Sound Music
Roy Hawkins
Roy Hawkins
Department Role Name

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