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In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Not Rated
110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An African-American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.
Writers
Stirling Silliphant (screenplay) | John Ball (based on a novel by)
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Budget
$ 2,000,000
Gross (World)
$ 27,669
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Release date
Aug 2, 1967 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Sidney Poitier
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Rod Steiger
Gillespie Gillespie   See fewer
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Warren Oates
Sam Wood Sam Wood   See fewer
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Lee Grant
Mrs. Colbert Mrs. Colbert   See fewer
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Larry Gates
Endicott Endicott   See fewer
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James Patterson
Mr. Purdy Mr. Purdy   See fewer
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William Schallert
Mayor Schubert Mayor Schubert   See fewer
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Beah Richards
Mama Caleba Mama Caleba   See fewer
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Peter Whitney
Courtney Courtney   See fewer
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Kermit Murdock
Henderson Henderson   See fewer
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Larry D. Mann
Watkins Watkins   See fewer
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Matt Clark
Packy Packy   See fewer
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Fred Stewart
Dr. Stuart Dr. Stuart   See fewer
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Quentin Dean
Delores Delores   See fewer
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Scott Wilson
Harvey Oberst Harvey Oberst   See fewer
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Timothy Scott
Shagbag Shagbag   See fewer
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William Watson
McNeil (as William C. Watson) McNeil (as William C. Watson)   See fewer
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Eldon Quick
Charles Hawthorne Charles Hawthorne   See fewer
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Phil Adams
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Nikita Knatz
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Sam Reese
Clerk Clerk   See fewer
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Buzz Barton
Conductor (uncredited) Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Garris
Engineer (uncredited) Engineer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clegg Hoyt
Deputy (uncredited) Deputy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Warren Kenner
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Michael LeGlaire
City Councilman (uncredited) City Councilman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Oppenheimer
Ted Appleton (uncredited) Ted Appleton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Dean Stanton
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Stinehart
Baggage Master (uncredited) Baggage Master (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Teter
Philip Colbert - Murder Victim (uncredited) Philip Colbert - Murder Victim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jazan Winona Wallace
Viola (uncredited) Viola (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8 / 10 | 58,075 votes