In the Heat of the Night (1967)

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

Directed By Norman Jewison Norman Jewison Starring Sidney Poitier Sidney Poitier  •  Rod Steiger Rod Steiger  •  Warren Oates Warren Oates  •  Lee Grant Lee Grant  •  James Patterson James Patterson Genres Crime Drama  •  Crime  •  Drama  •  Message Movie  •  Mystery  •  New Hollywood  •  Odd Couple Film  •  Police Detective Film  •  Thriller Studios &
Academy Award Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Picture Winning  •  The Criterion Collection  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  Spike Lee's Essential Film List  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama Winning  •  Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Winning  •  Flickchart Road Trip  •  United Artists  •  New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film Winning
Release Info 1967-08-02T00:00:00Z August 2, 1967
Color  •  109 minutes NR Rated NR
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JC13 on 11/10/2016 Reply  · 

It wasn't quite as good as I had hoped it would be, but it was still quite good. Poitier and Steiger are both great and make for an interesting pair.

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