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In the Heat of the Night (1967)

PG-13 08/02/1967 (US) CrimeDramaMysteryThriller 1h 49m

They got a murder on their hands. They don’t know what to do with it.


An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.

  1. Norman Jewison


  2. John Ball


  3. Stirling Silliphant


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  1. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier

    Virgil Tibbs

  2. Rod Steiger

    Rod Steiger

    Police Chief Bill Gillespie

  3. Warren Oates

    Warren Oates

    Deputy Sam Wood

  4. Peter Whitney

    Peter Whitney

    Deputy Courtney

  5. Lee Grant

    Lee Grant

    Mrs. Leslie Colbert

  6. Anthony James

    Anthony James


  7. William Schallert

    William Schallert

    Mayor Schubert

  8. Scott Wilson

    Scott Wilson

    Harvey Oberst

  9. Larry Gates

    Larry Gates

    Eric Endicott

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In the Heat of the Night
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