Mississippi Burning (1988)
Mississippi Burning (1988)
1964. When America was at war with itself.
Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff.

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Cast

Gene Hackman Gene Hackman As: Anderson
Willem Dafoe Willem Dafoe As: Ward
Frances McDormand Frances McDormand As: Mrs. Pell
Brad Dourif Brad Dourif As: Deputy Pell
R. Lee Ermey R. Lee Ermey As: Mayor Tilman
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Storyline

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff.


Tagline: 1964. When America was at war with itself.
Certification: R

Details

Genres: Drama, Crime

Language: English

Release Date: 08 December 1988

Country: US

Runtime: 128m

Company Credits

Company: Orion Pictures

Budget: $15,000,000

Revenue: $34,604,000

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Cast

Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman

Anderson

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe

Ward

Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand

Mrs. Pell

Brad Dourif

Brad Dourif

Deputy Pell

R. Lee Ermey

R. Lee Ermey

Mayor Tilman

Gailard Sartain

Gailard Sartain

Sheriff Stuckey

Stephen Tobolowsky

Stephen Tobolowsky

Townley

Michael Rooker

Michael Rooker

Frank Bailey

Pruitt Taylor Vince

Pruitt Taylor Vince

Lester Cowens

Badja Djola

Badja Djola

Agent Monk

Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn

Agent Bird

Frankie Faison

Frankie Faison

Eulogist

Thomas B. Mason

Thomas B. Mason

Judge (as Tom Mason)

Geoffrey Nauffts

Geoffrey Nauffts

Goatee

Rick Zieff

Rick Zieff

Passenger

Christopher White

Christopher White

Black Passenger

Gladys Greer

Gladys Greer

Hattie

Jake Gipson

Jake Gipson

Mose

Dianne Lancaster

Dianne Lancaster

Waitress

Stanley W. Collins

Stanley W. Collins

Hollis

Daniel Winford

Daniel Winford

Fennis

Marc Clement

Marc Clement

Floyd Swilley

Larry Shuler

Larry Shuler

Earl Cooke

Stephen Bridgewater

Stephen Bridgewater

Wesley Cooke

Bob Penny

Bob Penny

Curtis Foy

James F. Moore

James F. Moore

Barber

Park Overall

Park Overall

Connie

Georgia F. Wise

Georgia F. Wise

Beauty Parlor Woman 1

Lois Allen

Lois Allen

Beauty Parlor Woman 2

Barry Davis Jim, Sr.

Barry Davis Jim, Sr.

Choctaw Man

Dan Desmond

Dan Desmond

Television Commentator (voice)

Darius McCrary

Darius McCrary

Aaron Williams

Lou Walker

Lou Walker

Vertis Williams

Billie Jean Young

Billie Jean Young

Mrs. Williams

Alisa R. Patrick

Alisa R. Patrick

Church Soloist

Barbara Gibson

Barbara Gibson

Church Soloist

Pat Funderburk

Pat Funderburk

Pell Maid

Tobin Bell

Tobin Bell

Agent Stokes

Mark Jeffrey Miller

Mark Jeffrey Miller

Fire Bomber

John P. Fertitta

John P. Fertitta

T.V. Commentator

Charles Franzen

Charles Franzen

Interviewer & Reporter

Tonea Stewart

Tonea Stewart

Mrs. Walker

Robert F. Colesberry

Robert F. Colesberry

Cameraman

Frederick Zollo

Frederick Zollo

Reporter

Ron De Roxtra

Ron De Roxtra

Reporter

Doug Jackson

Doug Jackson

Reporter

Gary Moody

Gary Moody

Reporter

Robert Erickson

Robert Erickson

Reporter

Ed Geldart

Ed Geldart

Fire Bomber

Mert Hatfield

Mert Hatfield

Fire Bomber

James Eric

James Eric

Fire Bomber

Daniel Chapman

Daniel Chapman

Agent MacMillan

Rick Washburn

Rick Washburn

Agent Brodsky

Robert Glaudini

Robert Glaudini

Agent Nash

Ken Magee

Ken Magee

Agent Reilly

Paul Henderson

Paul Henderson

Local #1 (uncredited)

Ralph Pruitt Vaughn

Ralph Pruitt Vaughn

Peckerwood (uncredited)

Jesse Merle Speaks

Jesse Merle Speaks

Pecan Vendor

Simeon Teague

Simeon Teague

Obie Walker

Brenda Dunlap

Brenda Dunlap

Mrs. Cowens

E.A. Thrall

E.A. Thrall

Agent Tubbs

Kenneth Magee

Kenneth Magee

Agent Reilly

Directed By

Alan Parker

Alan Parker

Director

Robin Squibb

Robin Squibb

Script Supervisor

Aldric La'Auli Porter

Aldric La'Auli Porter

First Assistant Director

Brenda Kalosh

Brenda Kalosh

Second Assistant Director

Carol D. Bonnefil

Carol D. Bonnefil

Second Second Assistant Director

Writing Credits

Chris Gerolmo

Chris Gerolmo

Screenplay

Production Crew

Tom Razzano

Tom Razzano

Unit Production Manager

Robert F. Colesberry

Robert F. Colesberry

Producer

Howard Feuer

Howard Feuer

Casting

Juliet Taylor

Juliet Taylor

Casting

Frederick Zollo

Frederick Zollo

Producer

Judith Lyn Brown

Judith Lyn Brown

Production Coordinator

Barbara Harris

Barbara Harris

ADR Voice Casting

Edited By

Gerry Hambling

Gerry Hambling

Editor

Mayin Lo

Mayin Lo

Assistant Editor

Glenn Cunningham

Glenn Cunningham

First Assistant Editor

Gary Burritt

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutter

Costume and Makeup

Ellen Lutter

Ellen Lutter

Costume Supervisor

David Forrest

David Forrest

Makeup Designer

Aude Bronson-Howard

Aude Bronson-Howard

Costume Design

Paul LeBlanc

Paul LeBlanc

Hair Designer

Helen P. Butler

Helen P. Butler

Costume Supervisor

Cynthia L. Hamilton

Cynthia L. Hamilton

Assistant Costume Designer

Sound

Trevor Jones

Trevor Jones

Original Music Composer

Paul Hulme

Paul Hulme

Sound Engineer

Pieter Hubbard

Pieter Hubbard

Sound Editor

Danny Michael

Danny Michael

Sound Recordist

Anthony Starbuck

Anthony Starbuck

Boom Operator

Robert J. Litt

Robert J. Litt

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Elliot Tyson

Elliot Tyson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Rick Kline

Rick Kline

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Bill Phillips

Bill Phillips

Supervising Sound Editor

Hal Sanders

Hal Sanders

Sound Editor

Bruce Lacey

Bruce Lacey

Sound Editor

John Phillips

John Phillips

Sound Editor

David Grannis

David Grannis

Assistant Sound Editor

Visual Effects

Not currently known.

Camera

Peter Biziou

Peter Biziou

Director of Photography

Bob Leitelt

Bob Leitelt

Grip

David Appleby

David Appleby

Still Photographer

Mike Roberts

Mike Roberts

Camera Operator

Eamonn O'Keeffe

Eamonn O'Keeffe

First Assistant Camera

Les Percy

Les Percy

Key Grip

Mike Moad

Mike Moad

Dolly Grip

Lighting

Willie Mann

Willie Mann

Best Boy Electric

Dennis J. Lootens

Dennis J. Lootens

Electrician

Art Department

Jim Erickson

Jim Erickson

Set Decoration

Geoffrey Kirkland

Geoffrey Kirkland

Production Design

John Willett

John Willett

Art Direction

Philip Harrison

Philip Harrison

Production Design

Ron Stone

Ron Stone

Property Master

Gretchen Rau

Gretchen Rau

Assistant Set Decoration

David Brace

David Brace

Leadman

James C. Feng

James C. Feng

Assistant Art Director

Steve Arnold

Steve Arnold

Assistant Art Director

John Bromell

John Bromell

Set Dresser

Polar Bear Shaw

Polar Bear Shaw

Set Dresser

E.W. Bradford

E.W. Bradford

Construction Coordinator

Jerry G. Henery

Jerry G. Henery

Construction Foreman

Other Crew

Stan Parks

Stan Parks

Special Effects Coordinator

John Robotham

John Robotham

Stunt Coordinator

Maida N. Morgan

Maida N. Morgan

Thanks

David Linck

David Linck

Unit Publicist

Steve Kelso

Steve Kelso

Stunts

Nicholas Paleologos

Nicholas Paleologos

Thanks

Roger Dietz

Roger Dietz

Scenic Artist

Jerry Jackson

Jerry Jackson

Transportation Coordinator

Rick Davis

Rick Davis

Transportation Captain

Richard E. Butler

Richard E. Butler

Stunts

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