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In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night(1967)

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Brief Synopsis

A black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation.

Cast & Crew

Norman Jewison Director
Sidney Poitier Virgil Tibbs
Rod Steiger Bill Gillespie
Warren Oates Sam Wood
Lee Grant Mrs. Leslie Colbert
Quentin Dean Delores Purdy
Larry Gates Eric Endicott
William Schallert Webb Schubert
Beah Richards Mrs. Bellamy [Mama Caleba]
Scott Wilson Harvey Oberst
Jack Teter Philip Colbert
Matt Clark Packy Harrison
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 2 Aug 1967
Release Date:  1967 Production Date:  A Norman Jewison-Walter Mirisch Production
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Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  United Artists
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Mirisch Corp.
Duration(mins):  109 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Not so Awesome heat

    Guy Bellis 2014-05-03

    Never thought we would get to the meat of the story, it was the longest 16 minutes of a film beginning. The director obviously likes long overdrawn chase... MORE>

  • Steiger is brilliant

    TK 2014-03-03

    Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger have great chemistry, but I agree with Bob Hendrick that it's Steiger who really shines and definitely deserved his... MORE>

  • Great performances!

    RedRain 2014-03-01

    I was 22 and a Southerner when this film debuted. Many of us did not see this film in a theater, as it was extremely incendiary for the time and, frankly,... MORE>