In the Heat of the Night (movie)
In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 American mystery drama movie directed by Norman Jewison. It is based on John Ball's 1965 novel of the same name. It is about a black police detective from Philadelphia, who becomes part of a murder investigation in a small town in Mississippi. It stars Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger.
|In the Heat of the Night|
|Directed by||Norman Jewison|
|Screenplay by||Stirling Silliphant|
|Based on||In the Heat of the Night|
by John Ball
|Produced by||Walter Mirisch|
|Cinematography||Haskell Wexler, A.S.C.|
|Edited by||Hal Ashby|
|Music by||Quincy Jones|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|Box office||$24.3 million|
- "IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (A)". British Board of Film Classification. July 17, 1967. Archived from the original on November 28, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014.
- Balio, Tino (1987). United Artists: The Company that Changed the Film Industry. University of Wisconsin Press. p. 187. ISBN 978-0-299-11440-4.
- "In the Heat of the Night, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Archived from the original on December 10, 2007. Retrieved March 8, 2012.