Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

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.

  • Rob Reiner

  • Lewis Colick

Release Date: 1996-12-20
themoviedb icon 6.3/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 130
  • Budget: $36,000,000
  • Revenue: $13,323,144

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James Woods
Byron De La Beckwith
Virginia Madsen
Virginia Mads...
Dixie DeLaughter
Craig T. Nelson
Craig T. Nels...
Ed Peters
Susanna Thompson
Susanna Thomp...
Peggy Lloyd
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
Bobby DeLaughter
Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldbe...
Myrlie Evers
William H. Macy
William H. Ma...
Charlie Crisco
Lucas Black
Lucas Black
Burt DeLaughter
Alexa PenaVega
Alexa PenaVeg...
Claire DeLaughter
Terry O'Quinn
Terry O'Quinn
Judge Hilburn
Yolanda King
Yolanda King
Reena Evers
Richard Riehle
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Tommy Mayfield
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