In the Heat of the Night

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In the Heat of the Night

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Sidney Poitier

Virgil Tibbs

Rod Steiger

Gillespie

Warren Oates

Sam Wood

Lee Grant

Mrs. Colbert

Storyline

Detective Virgil Tibbs is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after the murder of a prominent businessman. Tibbs was simply waiting for his next train at the station in Sparta, Mississippi and the confusion is soon resolved but when local police chief Gillespie learns that Tibbs is the Philadelphia PD's number one homicide expert, he reluctantly asks for his assistance. The murdered man, Mr. Colbert, had come to Sparta from the North to ... more


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ILuvMovies

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A+

Great movie02 May 2015

Standout performance by Sidney Poitier. Good storyline with a few twists, and great portrayal of the civil rights issues of 1960s USA. Still a strong movie after all these years.

Lizzy

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A+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.31 January 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

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A+

Thanks02 January 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

Lizzy

Karma1301080

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C+

Thanks for that comment good to know18 March 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

Karma1319520

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C+

thanks14 February 2011

Thanks, I might have to check this out one of these days.

type casting

Karma160136

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A+

Sidney Poitier is a pioneer for people of color15 March 2010

He is great in everything and IS THE STAR. His career has been exceptional. This movie is one of a kind for its time.

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