In the Heat of the Night | 1967

Drama, Adaptation
Philadelphia cop Virgil Tibbs is a star in his hometown but a suspect when he crosses the Mason-Dixon line. Now he must team up with a bigoted cop to bring a killer to justice.
Director: Norman Jewison
Awards: 5 Oscar wins. Another 9 wins & 6 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Virgil Tibbs

Actor

... Bill Gillespie

Actor

... Sam Wood

Actor

... Mrs Leslie Colbert

Actor

... Purdy

Actor

... Delores Purdy

Actor

... Eric Endicott

Actor

... Webb Schubert

Actor

... Mama Caleba

Actor

... Harvey Oberst

Actor

... Philip Colbert

Actor

... Packy Harrison

Actor

Writers

Source Material (from novel)

Company

United Artists Films

Studio

Synopsis

Philadelphia cop Virgil Tibbs is a star in his hometown but a suspect when he crosses the Mason-Dixon line. Now he must team up with a bigoted cop to bring a killer to justice.

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