In the Heat of the Night (1967)

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

TheStonyField

They just don't make movies like that anymore. Tibbs and the Chief are two of the most fascinating characters I've seen in a while.

7 years ago

NilofarNaini

Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger are amazing and work great of each other. But I think Rod Steiger plays a more complicated character, he wants to solve this case but is held back by what people think the sheriff should act like towards African-Americans. The film is very suspenseful and I was so afraid at the end when

6 years ago

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