Ghosts of Mississippi
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
This true story about the deaths of three civil-rights workers in 1964 was justifiably praised for its stellar acting and Alan Parker's direction.
Current Score:
253
Total Votes:
379
2
In Spike Lee's powerful biopic, Denzel Washington embodies the controversial black nationalist, the yang to Martin Luther King's yin.
Current Score:
141
Total Votes:
319
3
As the white supremacist who assassinated Medgar Evers and walked away free, James Woods is repellent, yet strangely sympathetic.
Current Score:
130
Total Votes:
270
4
Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg star as a Southern housewife and her maid who become unlikely allies during the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955.
Current Score:
72
Total Votes:
240
5
Game-changing ball player Robinson stars in his own life story, as the first black man to play in the Major Leagues.
Current Score:
62
Total Votes:
198
6
John Waters takes a dim view of racial prejudice in this, the original Hairspray.
Current Score:
-12
Total Votes:
242
7
This Roger Corman drama stars a pre-Star Trek William Shatner as a racist rabble-rouser who incites his town against school desegregation.
Current Score:
-16
Total Votes:
174