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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 have to come to terms with it.See moreAn 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 have to come to terms with it. Written by Ed Sutton See less
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$ 45,831
Gross (USA)
$ 7,308,786
Gross (World)
$ 7,308,786
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Feb 5, 1992 (United States)

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Denzel Washington
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Charles S. Dutton
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Joe Seneca
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Mohan Agashe
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Tico Wells
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Yvette Hawkins
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Anjan Srivastav
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Natalie Oliver-Atherton
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Karen Pinkston
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Rick Senn
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E.W. Colvin
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Joyce Murrah
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6.6 / 10 | 4,345 votes