Free State of Jones


True Civil War era story about a white Southerner who falls for a slave and consequently rebels against the Confederacy.

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  1. Gary Ross

    Director, Writer

  2. Leonard Hartman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Matthew McConaughey

    Matthew McConaughey

    Newton Knight

  2. Gugu Mbatha-Raw

    Gugu Mbatha-Raw


  3. Mahershala Ali

    Mahershala Ali

    Moses Washington

  4. Keri Russell

    Keri Russell

    Serena Knight

  5. Jacob Lofland

    Jacob Lofland


  6. Sean Bridgers

    Sean Bridgers


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 19m

Budget $65,000,000.00

Revenue -


Release Information

  • June 24, 2016
    R, Theatrical



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A review by Reno

By Reno

A country that existed for a brief time in the history of American.

Once again, it proves that the critics are so dumb. In this people to people and people to filmmakers contact era, no one listens to them. Let them do their own sideshow. This was partially based on the real events that takes place in the following years of 1862. When America was fighting a civil war, a man named Newton Knight returned home from the battlefield where he started to help the farmers who were robbed by the armymen. Its like they are fighting their own war, to protect the land and the crops. They knew the co... read the rest.

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