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  • Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
  • PG-13
    130 min | Drama, History
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
PG-13
130 min | Drama, History

A Mississippi district attorney and the widow of Medgar Evers struggle to finally bring a white racist to justice for the 1963 murder of the civil rights leader.
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Director
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Lewis Colick (written by)
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Release date
Jan 3, 1997 (United States)

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93 cast members
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Alec Baldwin
Bobby DeLaughter Bobby DeLaughter   See fewer
James Woods
Byron De La Beckwith Byron De La Beckwith   See fewer
Virginia Madsen
Dixie DeLaughter Dixie DeLaughter   See fewer
Whoopi Goldberg
Myrlie Evers Myrlie Evers   See fewer
Susanna Thompson
Peggy Lloyd Peggy Lloyd   See fewer
Craig T. Nelson
Ed Peters Ed Peters   See fewer
Lucas Black
Burt DeLaughter Burt DeLaughter   See fewer
Joe Tello
Drew DeLaughter (as Joseph Tello) Drew DeLaughter (as Joseph Tello)   See fewer
Alexa PenaVega
Claire DeLaughter (as Alexa Vega) Claire DeLaughter (as Alexa Vega)   See fewer
William H. Macy
Charlie Crisco Charlie Crisco   See fewer
Ben Bennett
Benny Bennett (as Lloyd 'Benny' Bennett) Benny Bennett (as Lloyd 'Benny' Bennett)   See fewer
Yolanda King
Reena Evers Reena Evers   See fewer
Jerry Levine
Jerry Mitchell Jerry Mitchell   See fewer
James Van Evers
Van Evers Van Evers   See fewer
Sky Rumph
Jared Lloyd Jared Lloyd   See fewer
Zoaunne LeRoy
Thelma De La Beckwith Thelma De La Beckwith   See fewer
Michael O'Keefe
Merrida Coxwell Merrida Coxwell   See fewer
Bill Smitrovich
Jim Kitchens Jim Kitchens   See fewer
Terry O'Quinn
Judge Hilburn Judge Hilburn   See fewer
Rex Linn
Martin Scott Martin Scott   See fewer
Bill Henderson
Minister Minister   See fewer
James Pickens Jr.
Medgar Evers Medgar Evers   See fewer
G. Ja'ron Henderson
Darrell Evers - Age 11 Darrell Evers - Age 11   See fewer
RaéVen Kelly
Reena Evers - Age 10 (as Rae'ven Larrymore Kelly) Reena Evers - Age 10 (as Rae'ven Larrymore Kelly)   See fewer
Curtis Tyler Haynes
Van Evers - Age 3 Van Evers - Age 3   See fewer
Richard Riehle
Tommy Mayfield Tommy Mayfield   See fewer
Jim Harley
Delamar Dennis Delamar Dennis   See fewer
Bonnie Bartlett
Billie DeLaughter Billie DeLaughter   See fewer
Brock Peters
Walter Williams Walter Williams   See fewer
Wayne Rogers
Morris Dees Morris Dees   See fewer
Finn Carter
Cynthia Speetgens Cynthia Speetgens   See fewer
William Howard
Fred Sanders Fred Sanders   See fewer
Diane Ladd
Grandma Caroline Moore Grandma Caroline Moore   See fewer
Andy Romano
Hardy Lott Hardy Lott   See fewer
Richard Stahl
Judge Hendrick Judge Hendrick   See fewer
David Carpenter
Bill Walter Bill Walter   See fewer
Bill Cobbs
Charlie Evers Charlie Evers   See fewer
Jordan Lund
Deputy Deputy   See fewer
Jerry Hardin
Grandpa Barney DeLaughter Grandpa Barney DeLaughter   See fewer
Ramon Bieri
James Holley James Holley   See fewer
C.R. Doan
Bob Patterson Bob Patterson   See fewer
Katherine Randolph
Young Barbara Holder (as Katherine Wood) Young Barbara Holder (as Katherine Wood)   See fewer
L.D. Bass Sr.
Black Man Black Man   See fewer
Monty Thomas
Security Guard Security Guard   See fewer
Eliott Keener
Sheriff McMillan Sheriff McMillan   See fewer
Brandon McKennah
Roy Wilkins Roy Wilkins   See fewer
Jim Stallings
Hollis Cresswell Hollis Cresswell   See fewer
Michael Strasser
Bomb Squad Man Bomb Squad Man   See fewer
Diana Bellamy
Barbara Holder Barbara Holder   See fewer
Rance Howard
Ralph Hargrove Ralph Hargrove   See fewer
Thomas Kopache
Thorn McIntyre Thorn McIntyre   See fewer
Frank Hoyt Taylor
Dan Prince Dan Prince   See fewer
Sarah Hunley
Peggy Morgan Peggy Morgan   See fewer
Marilyn Lovell
Bridge Lady Bridge Lady   See fewer
Jill Andre
Bridge Lady Bridge Lady   See fewer
Leigh French
Bridge Lady Bridge Lady   See fewer
James Marshall Wolchok
Press Reporter Press Reporter   See fewer
John A. Horhn
CNN Reporter CNN Reporter   See fewer
Spencer Garrett
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Fenton Lawless
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
David Armstrong
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Michael Hewes
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
James Homer Best
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Thom Barry
Bennie Thompson (as Thomas Barry) Bennie Thompson (as Thomas Barry)   See fewer
Louis E. Armstrong
Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong   See fewer
Jane Jenkins
Assistant D.A. (as J.J. Chaback) Assistant D.A. (as J.J. Chaback)   See fewer
Keenan K. Evers
Daniel Evers-Everette Daniel Evers-Everette   See fewer
Nicole Evers-Everette
Cambi Evers-Everette Cambi Evers-Everette   See fewer
Dijon S. Williams
Keenan Evers Keenan Evers   See fewer
Tracey Costello
Assistant D.A. Assistant D.A.   See fewer
Margo Martindale
Clara Mayfield Clara Mayfield   See fewer
Delmar Dennis
Man at Parade (unconfirmed) Man at Parade (unconfirmed)   See fewer
Greg Bronson
Court Bailiff (uncredited) Court Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Stokely Carmichael
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Medgar Evers
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Eva Ford
Courtroom Observer (uncredited) Courtroom Observer (uncredited)   See fewer
Stuart Greenwell
Courtroom Observer (uncredited) Courtroom Observer (uncredited)   See fewer
Stacy Hall
Courthouse Deputy (uncredited) Courthouse Deputy (uncredited)   See fewer
John F. Kennedy
Self - Equal Rights Speech (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - Equal Rights Speech (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Martin Luther King
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Louis
Self - Bending over Opponent (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - Bending over Opponent (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Justin Mabry
Court room attendee (uncredited) Court room attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Malcolm X
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jesse Owens
Self - Racing in Berlin (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - Racing in Berlin (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Guy Richardson
Assistant DA (uncredited) Assistant DA (uncredited)   See fewer
Jackie Robinson
Self - Running to First Base (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - Running to First Base (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Maridean Mansfield Shepard
Theater Patron (uncredited) Theater Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Andy Sims
Store Customer (uncredited) Store Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
John M. Sullivan II
CNN Reporter #2 (uncredited) CNN Reporter #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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