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In the Heat of the Night, 1967

In the Heat of the Night
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Written by: Stirling Silliphant
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  109 min
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The mood of In the Heat of the Night is thought provoking, tense, and contemplative. The plot centers around reluctant partners, racism, and culture clash. It is a drama, crime, and mystery movie. Stylistically, In the Heat of the Night has a Hollywood tone. In approach, it is serious and realistic. It takes place, at least partly, in a small town. In the Heat of the Night is set in Mississippi. It happens in the 1960s. It is based on a book. In the Heat of the Night is known for being a classic, a masterpiece, and an Oscar winner. Note that it includes violent content.

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A black detective (Sidney Poitier) helps a white sheriff (Rod Steiger) solve a murder. more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 2 August 1967
Runtime: 109 min
Awards: Academy Awards

Awards

Rod Steiger for Best Actor at the 1967 Academy Awards
Stirling Silliphant for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 1967 Academy Awards
Awarded Best Film Editing at the 1967 Academy Awards
Awarded Best Picture at the 1967 Academy Awards
Awarded Best Sound at the 1967 Academy Awards
Walter Mirisch for Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award at the 1967 Academy Awards

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Sidney Poitier Sidney Poitier As Det. Virgil Tibbs
Rod Steiger Rod Steiger As Police Chief Bill Gillespie
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Theres not a movie today like this one, such a brilliant performance,i just love a well acted movie, excellent scrip,rod stieger,and sidney poitier,warren oats,every person in this film,you got my nomination.im buying this one.the only movie ive...
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a truly great film. I watched it more than once and every time loved it even more. this is a sweeping social statement on racial bias and ignorance, and also an excellent mystery story. wonderfully acted and directed. strongly recommended.
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