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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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$ 36,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 168,012
Gross (USA)
$ 13,052,741
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Release date
Jan 3, 1997 (United States)

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Alec Baldwin
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James Woods
Byron De La Beckwith Byron De La Beckwith   See fewer
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Virginia Madsen
Dixie DeLaughter Dixie DeLaughter   See fewer
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Myrlie Evers Myrlie Evers   See fewer
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Susanna Thompson
Peggy Lloyd Peggy Lloyd   See fewer
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Craig T. Nelson
Ed Peters Ed Peters   See fewer
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Lucas Black
Burt DeLaughter Burt DeLaughter   See fewer
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Joseph Tello
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Alexa PenaVega
Claire DeLaughter (as Alexa Vega) Claire DeLaughter (as Alexa Vega)   See fewer
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William H. Macy
Charlie Crisco Charlie Crisco   See fewer
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Ben Bennett
Benny Bennett (as Lloyd 'Benny' Bennett) Benny Bennett (as Lloyd 'Benny' Bennett)   See fewer
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Darrell Evers
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Yolanda King
Reena Evers Reena Evers   See fewer
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Jerry Levine
Jerry Mitchell Jerry Mitchell   See fewer
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James Van Evers
Van Evers Van Evers   See fewer
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Jared Lloyd Jared Lloyd   See fewer
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Thelma De La Beckwith Thelma De La Beckwith   See fewer
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Rex Linn
Martin Scott Martin Scott   See fewer
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Bill Henderson
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James Pickens Jr.
Medgar Evers Medgar Evers   See fewer
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Darrell Evers - Age 11 Darrell Evers - Age 11   See fewer
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Reena Evers - Age 10 (as Rae'ven Larrymore Kelly) Reena Evers - Age 10 (as Rae'ven Larrymore Kelly)   See fewer
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Curtis Tyler Haynes
Van Evers - Age 3 Van Evers - Age 3   See fewer
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Richard Riehle
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Charlie Evers Charlie Evers   See fewer
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James Holley James Holley   See fewer
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Daniel Evers-Everette Daniel Evers-Everette   See fewer
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Keenan Evers Keenan Evers   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 9,351 votes