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:
239
Total Votes:
365
2
In Spike Lee's powerful biopic, Denzel Washington embodies the controversial black nationalist, the yang to Martin Luther King's yin.
Current Score:
136
Total Votes:
312
3
As the white supremacist who assassinated Medgar Evers and walked away free, James Woods is repellent, yet strangely sympathetic.
Current Score:
126
Total Votes:
266
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:
69
Total Votes:
237
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:
60
Total Votes:
194
6
John Waters takes a dim view of racial prejudice in this, the original Hairspray.
Current Score:
-11
Total Votes:
239
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:
-15
Total Votes:
173