Mississippi Burning (1988) (Movie)

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Mississippi Burning
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Mississippi Burning is a 1988 American crime thriller film directed by Alan Parker and written by Chris Gerolmo. It was loosely based on the FBI investigation into the murders of three civil rights workers in the U.S. state of Mississippi in 1964. The film focuses on the professional relationship between two FBI agents portrayed by Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe who investigate the murders. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 15 photos, 38 quotes, 70 lists, 2 songs, 32 awards, 4 news stories, and key facts about Mississippi Burning!

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Mississippi Burning is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Ku Klux Klan, American drama films, Films whose cinematographer won the Best Cinematography Academy Award, Films based on actual events, Films set in the 1960s, 1988 films, 1980s drama films and Films directed by Alan Parker.

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Anderson: You know, if I were a Negro, I'd probably think the same way they do.
Ward: If you were a Negro, nobody would give a damn what you thought.


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Nominated for 32 Awards | Won 16

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