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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), Alan Bergman (Lyricist), Marilyn Bergman (Lyricist), Ray Charles (Singer), Quentin Dean (Actor)14 more, Larry Gates (Actor), Lee Grant (Actor), Anthony James (Actor), Quincy Jones (Composer), Larry D. Mann (Actor), Kermit Murdock (Actor), Warren Oates (Actor), James Patterson (Actor), Sidney Poitier (Actor), Beah Richards (Actor), William Schallert (Actor), Rod Steiger (Actor), Peter Whitney (Actor), Scott Wilson (Actor)

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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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Jewison, NormanDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Silliphant, StirlingScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Ball, John DudleyOriginal novelsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bergman, AlanLyricistsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bergman, MarilynLyricistsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Charles, RaySingersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dean, QuentinActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gates, LarryActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grant, LeeActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
James, AnthonyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, QuincyComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mann, Larry D.Actorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Murdock, KermitActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oates, WarrenActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Patterson, JamesActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poitier, SidneyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Richards, BeahActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schallert, WilliamActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steiger, RodActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Whitney, PeterActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, ScottActorsecondary 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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