Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning (1988)I almost went to bed, when I noticed a movie starting on TV. The opening titles mentioned Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe in main roles and Alan Parker in director chair. Titled “Mississippi Burning“. I was still considering, so I checked IMDB for the rating. It came up with 7.6, so I decided to watch it.

Directed by: Alan Parker
Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif, R. Lee Ermey, Gailard Sartain, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Rooker, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Badja Djola, Kevin Dunn, Frankie Faison, Tom Mason, Geoffrey Nauffts, Rick Zieff
IMDB raintg: 7.6
My rating: 8.0 ********

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Get Shorty

Get Shorty (1995)Since I saw “Be Cool“, which was a sequal, I wanted to see “Get Shorty“. Both movies can be seen separately as they are not connected by the story in any way. Only by the characters.

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Genres: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, Delroy Lindo, James Gandolfini, Jon Gries, Renee Props, David Paymer, Martin Ferrero, Miguel Sandoval, Jacob Vargas, Bobby Slayton, Linda Hart
IMDB raintg: 7.0
My rating: 6.5 ******½

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