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Mississippi Burning (1988)

R
128 min | Crime, Drama, History

Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.
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$ 15,000,000
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$ 225,034
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$ 34,603,943
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Jan 27, 1989 (United States)

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7.8 / 10 | 75,119 votes