- Box Office Bomb: Budget, $36 million. Box office, $13,323,411.
- Creator Killer: Three of the producers involved with Ghosts of Mississippi did not work another movie for the rest of the 90's, with Frederick Zollo and Nicholas Paleologos not getting another producer credit until 2006 and Andrew Scheinman not getting another producer credit until 2014.
- Playing Against Type: Whoopi Goldberg is extremely subdued as the stoic Merlie Evers.
Trivia / Ghosts of Mississippi