Miss Firecracker

  • 1989
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy, Romance

The town of Yazoo City, Mississippi, is agog over the annual Fourth of July Miss Firecracker Contest, and no one is more obsessed with winning this honor than Carnelle Scott (Holly Hunter). But Carnelle has more than a few obstacles to overcome if she is to win the title. Adding to the hubbub are the simultaneous arrivals of her cousins, Elain Rutledge...read more

Miss Firecracker - Official Trailer
02:07 — Carnelle isn't happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain's win many ye (more…)
(Movie Clip) Scrape Up That Dog!
Carnelle (Holly Hunter), apparently dyeing her hair even-more red, takes a call from glamorous cousin Elain (Mary Steenburgen), who won the pageant sh (more…)
(Movie Clip) Open, Do You Believe Her Hair?
Director Thomas Schlamme begins the story as credits roll, Holly Hunter as title character Carnelle with gnarly fish processing (on location, Yazoo Ci (more…)
(Movie Clip) Funny Looking Creatures
Mississippian Carnelle (Holly Hunter), readying herself for the pageant, introduces two allies, Alfre Woodard as Popeye, who s engaged to create her (more…)

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  • Released: 1989
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: The town of Yazoo City, Mississippi, is agog over the annual Fourth of July Miss Firecracker Contest, and no one is more obsessed with winning this honor than Carnelle Scott (Holly Hunter). But Carnelle has more than a few obstacles to overcome if she is t… (more)

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