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In the Heat of the Night

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Directed by Norman Jewison
United States, 1967
Crime, Drama, Mystery

Synopsis

While on a trip back home in Mississippi, detective Virgil Tibbs is arrested for the murder of a prominent industrialist. His only crimes: being out late at night and being black. After some prodding by his boss, Tibbs joins forces with the bigoted town sheriff to catch the real killer.

Synopsis

While on a trip back home in Mississippi, detective Virgil Tibbs is arrested for the murder of a prominent industrialist. His only crimes: being out late at night and being black. After some prodding by his boss, Tibbs joins forces with the bigoted town sheriff to catch the real killer.

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In the Heat of the NightDirected byNorman Jewison

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1968 | 5 wins including: Best Picture
1968 | 2 nominations including: Best Director
BAFTA Awards
1968 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Actor
1968 | 2 nominations including: Best Film from any Source
Directors Guild of America
1968 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Writers Guild of America
1968 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

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