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In the Heat of the Night [1967 film] by…

In the Heat of the Night [1967 film] (1967)

by Norman Jewison (Director), Stirling Silliphant (Screenwriter)

Other authors: John Dudley Ball (Original novel), Lee Grant, Quincy Jones (Composer), Warren Oates, Sidney Poitier1 more, Rod Steiger

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Acting: 5.0; Theme: 5.0; Content: 4.5; Language: 3.5: Overall: 5.0; Great picture about a black Philadelphia detective who is dragged into a high profile murder in the predominately white community of Sparta, Mississippi. Great acting, especially by Poitier (Virgil Tibbs) and Steiger (as Sheriff Gillispie). Unfortunately, there were at least fourteen uses of vulgarity (all of the d-word and h-word variety) and several uses of the n-word (which one might expect in this type of movie). There is also one brief scene early in the movie of a woman walking in her house in the nude, but the screen-shot cuts off most of the frontal nudity. Highly recommend with caution for the above mentioned problems with the film. ***June 25, 2018*** (Watched with Jonathan) ( )
  jntjesussaves | Jun 25, 2018 |
An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town. (IMDb) ( )
  DrLed | Nov 4, 2017 |
Cinematography by Haskell Wexler, ASC. ( )
  wdjoyner | Feb 4, 2012 |
Udgivet 2. august 2011 af NTC Film 09-1884 / UPC#
  xn--7xa | Dec 3, 2011 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Jewison, NormanDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Silliphant, StirlingScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Ball, John DudleyOriginal novelsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grant, Leesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, QuincyComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oates, Warrensecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poitier, Sidneysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steiger, Rodsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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A small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big-city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder.

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