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Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

PG-13 12/20/1996 (US) Drama 2h 10m

From the director of A FEW GOOD MEN comes a compelling TRUE STORY.


Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung jury. The movie then covers District Attorney, Bobby DeLaughters transformation and alliance with Myrlie Evers, wife of Medgar Evers, of the, as he becomes more involved with bringing Beckwith to trial for the third time 30 years later. Some of the characters are played by the actual participants in this story.

  1. Rob Reiner


  2. Lewis Colick


Top Billed Cast

  1. Alec Baldwin

    Alec Baldwin

    Bobby DeLaughter

  2. Whoopi Goldberg

    Whoopi Goldberg

    Myrlie Evers

  3. James Woods

    James Woods

    Byron De La Beckwith

  4. Virginia Madsen

    Virginia Madsen

    Dixie DeLaughter

  5. Craig T. Nelson

    Craig T. Nelson

    Ed Peters

  6. William H. Macy

    William H. Macy

    Charlie Crisco

  7. Susanna Thompson

    Susanna Thompson

    Peggy Lloyd

  8. Lucas Black

    Lucas Black

    Burt DeLaughter

  9. Alexa PenaVega

    Alexa PenaVega

    Claire DeLaughter

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Full Cast & Crew

Ghosts of Mississippi
Ghosts of Mississippi

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $36,000,000.00

Revenue $13,323,144.00


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