IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT  [Blu-ray] [US Import] Nominated For Seven Academy Awards® and Winner Of Five Academy Awards® Including the 1967 award for Best Picture!
Starring Academy Award® Winners Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger and Lee Grant, this provocative mystery thriller is still as powerful as ever.
In the Deep South, homicide detective Virgil Tibbs [Sidney Poitier] becomes embroiled in a murder investigation. When the bigoted town sheriff [Rod Steiger] gets involved, both he and Virgil Tibbs must put aside their differences and join forces in a race against time to discover the shocking truth.
FILM FACT: Academy Award® Winners: Academy Award for Best Picture (Walter Mirisch). Academy Award for Best Actor (Rod Steiger). Academy Award for Film Editing (Hal Ashby). Academy Award for Best Sound (Samuel Goldwyn Studios). Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay (Stirling Silliphant). Academy Award® Nominations: Academy Award for Directing (Norman Jewison). Academy Award for Sound Editing (James Richard). Other Awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture for Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and Motion Picture Drama for Rod Steiger. Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for Stirling Silliphant. BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor forRod Steiger. BAFTA UN Award for Norman Jewison.
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert, Beah Richards, Peter Whitney, Kermit Murdock, Larry D.Lire la suite ›