In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night African-American Philadelphia police detective Virgil Tibbs is arrested on suspicion of murder by Bill Gillespie, the racist police chief of tiny Sparta, Mississippi. After Tibbs proves not only his own innocence but that of another man, he joins forces with Gillespie to track down the real killer. Their investigation takes them through every social level of the town, with Tibbs making enemies as well as unlikely friends as he hunts for the truth.

Average Score : 76.96

They got a murder on their hands. They don’t know what to do with it.

Status: Released

Release Date: 1967-08-02

Geners Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

Production Companies United Artists The Mirisch Company

Production Countries United States of America,

Run time: 109 minutes

Budget: $2,000,000

Revenue: $27,379,978