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In the Heat of the Night

Cast

Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant View All


Crew

Norman Jewison (Director), Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay) View All

Release: Aug. 2nd, 1967
Runtime: 1 hour, 49 minutes
An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.
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0 Question about the plot to In The Heat of the Night (1967)
I just finished it and it's a great movie. SPOILER I was wondering if Virgil could have turned things more to his advantage though to keep himself safer, and to have more power in the investig...

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JayDee
It's quite clear that the man disgusts Tibbs, and it's not coincidence that in Tibbs' eyes he is far and away the no.1 suspect in the murder.
Iroquois
When a wealthy industrialist is killed in a small Mississippi town, the town's bigoted white sheriff is forced to team up with a black detective who is passing through town in order to solve the mystery.


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