Ghosts of Mississippi 1996 Medgar Evers Film | Whoopi Godberg, Alec Baldwin

What's your review of the 1996 film Ghosts of Mississippi (or Ghosts from the Past)? It's directed by Rob Reiner, and stars Whoopi Goldberg (Medgar Evers's widow Myrlie Evers), Alec Baldwin (Bobby DeLaughter), and James Woods (Byron De La Beckwith).

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Ghosts of Mississippi plot from IMDb: "A Mississippi district attorney and the widow of Medgar Evers struggle to finally bring a white racist to justice for the 1963 murder of the civil rights leader."

The trailer can be found online.

Cast and Characters:

Alec Baldwin as Bobby DeLaughter

Whoopi Goldberg as Myrlie Evers

James Woods as Byron De La Beckwith

Virginia Madsen as Dixie DeLaughter

Susanna Thompson as Peggy Lloyd

Craig T. Nelson as Ed Peters

Lucas Black as Burt DeLaughter

Alexa PenaVega as Claire DeLaughter

William H. Macy as Charlie Crisco

Benny Bennett as Lloyd "Benny" Bennett (Himself)

Diane Ladd as Grandma Caroline Moore

Margo Martindale as Clara Mayfield

Darrell Evers as Himself

Yolanda King as Reena Evers

Jerry Levine as Jerry Mitchell

James Van Evers as Himself

Ramon Bieri as James Holley

Michael O'Keefe as Merrida Coxwell

Bill Smitrovich as Jim Kitchens

Terry O'Quinn as Judge Hilburn

Rex Linn as Martin Scott

James Pickens Jr. as Medgar Evers

Richard Riehle as Tommy Mayfield

Bonnie Bartlett as Billie DeLaughter

Brock Peters as Walter Williams

Wayne Rogers as Morris Dees

Bill Cobbs as Charles Evers

Jerry Hardin as Grandpa Barney DeLaughter

Jim Harley as Delmar Dennis

Early Whitesides as Ross Barnett

(From Wikipedia:

Directed by Rob Reiner

Written by Lewis Colick

Produced by Nicholas Paleologos, Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman, Frederick M. Zollo, Charles Newirth, Jeff Stott

Cinematography: John Seale

Edited by Robert Leighton

Music by Marc Shaiman

Production companies: Columbia Pictures, Castle Rock Entertainment

Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing

Release date: December 20, 1996


For reference, below is a list of frequently asked questions and discussion topics!

Are there any movies about Medgar Evers?

Ghosts of Mississippi is a film about Medgar Evers.

How long is the movie Ghosts of Mississippi?

Ghosts of Mississippi is around 2 hours 10 minutes.

Is Ghosts of Mississippi a true story?

Yes, Ghosts of Mississippi is based on a true story.

When did Ghosts of Mississippi take place?

Ghosts of Mississippi took placein 1963 and then in the late 80s and early 90s.

Where is Medgar Evers buried?

Medgar Evers is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

Where was Ghosts of Mississippi filmed?

Ghosts of Mississippi was filmed in Greenwood, Natchez, Yazoo City, and Jackson, Mississippi.

Who directed Ghosts of Mississippi?

Ghosts of Mississippi was directed by Rob Reiner.