Director Alan Parker’s "Mississippi Burning" tells the real-life tale of three young Civil Rights workers murdered in deep-South Mississippi, focusing on the FBI agents (the great Gene Hackman and the wonderfully subtle Willem Dafoe) who arrive to investigate the crime. Also starring Frances McDormand and Brad Dourif, the film features a lacerating screenplay by Chris Gerolmo, Academy Award®-winning cinematography by Peter Biziou and a score by Trevor Jones.

  • 2 hr 8 minChildren under 17 may not attend R-rated movies unaccompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Children ages 6 and under are not allowed at R-rated movies after 6pm.RHDSD
  • Dec 9, 1988
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • Gene HackmanActor

  • Frances McDormandActor

  • Willem DafoeActor

  • Brad DourifActor

  • Gailard SartainActor

  • Michael RookerActor

  • Park OverallActor

  • R Lee ErmeyActor

  • Pruitt Taylor VinceActor

  • Stephen TobolowskyActor