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Mississippi Burning

1988 Rated R 2hr 6m

When two civil rights workers and an African American boy disappear in 1964 Mississippi, two FBI agents with divergent investigative styles move in on a beautician who knows the truth about the local Ku Klux Klan's actions.

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Movie Details

1990 BAFTA®
1989 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1989 Academy Award®
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Frances McDormand
  • Best Actor nominee: Gene Hackman
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Director nominee: Alan Parker
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Film Editing nominee
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.