In 1998, Jasper, Tex., was the location of the horrific murder of an African-American man named James Byrd Jr. (Roy T. Anderson), who was brutally dragged to his death at the hands of three white men who tied him to a pickup truck. With media swarming around, white sheriff Billy Rowles (Jon Voight) and black mayor R.C. Horn (Louis Gossett Jr.) try to come to terms with the ghastly crime while the town threatens to erupt from racial friction.
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- Jeffrey W. Byrd
- This movie is
RStrong violence/disturbing images and language
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it