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In the Heat of the Night (NR)

While traveling in the Deep South, Virgil Tibbs, a black Philadelphia homicide detective, becomes unwittingly embroiled in the murder investigation of a prominent businessman when he is first accused of the crime and then asked to solve it. Finding the killer proves to be difficult, however, especially when his efforts are constantly thwarted by the bigoted town sheriff. But neither man can solve this case alone. Putting aside their differences and prejudices, they join forces in a desperate race against time to discover the shocking truth.

Showtimes for
Friday, February 28

No Showtimes Available.

Details

Drama , Suspense/Thriller
1 hr. 49 min.

Director

Norman Jewison

Writer

Stirling Silliphant
John Ball

Cast

Sidney Poitier
Ros Steiger
Lee Grant
Warren Oates
Larry Gates
James Patterson
William Schallert
Beah Richards
Peter Whitney
Kermit Murdock

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