In The Heat Of The Night

  • 1967
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

Superb thriller starring Rod Steiger in an Oscar-winning role as Bill Gillespie, a shrewd southern sheriff, and Sidney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs, a sensitive, intellectual detective from the big city. When a wealthy industrialist is murdered in the little town of Sparta, Mississippi, a well-dressed black stranger is arrested while waiting at the train station....read more

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In The Heat Of The Night - Official Trailer
02:45 — A redneck Mississippi sheriff reluctantly teams up with a northern black detective to tackle a baffling murder case. Multi-Oscar winner, including Bes (more…)
(Movie Clip) What Does That Make Him?
Detective Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) pressed into service and just finished speaking with the murder victim's widow, is skeptical when Gillespie (Rod Stei (more…)
(Movie Clip) Like The Negro
Sheriff Gillespie (Rod Steiger) and detective Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) on their murder investigation, visit cotton farmer Endicott (Larry Gates), who ex (more…)
(Movie Clip) I'll Pay For The Call
Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier), hauled in as a murder suspect, reveals his identity to Mississippi Sheriff Gillespie (Rod Steiger), who summons deputy (more…)
In The Heat Of The Night - (Original Trailer)
A black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation In The Heat Of The Night (196 (more…)
Trailer
02:36 — Colbert, a wealthy man from Chicago who was planning to build a factory in Sparta, Mississippi, is found murdered. Police Chief Bill Gillespie comes u (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Superb thriller starring Rod Steiger in an Oscar-winning role as Bill Gillespie, a shrewd southern sheriff, and Sidney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs, a sensitive, intellectual detective from the big city. When a wealthy industrialist is murdered in the little to… (more)

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