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In the heat of the night

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4K Ultra HD edition.


In English, with English subtitles.


Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, William Schallert.

Publication Information

[New York, NY] : Kino Lorber, Inc., [2022]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


"This undisputed masterpiece from director Norman Jewison is one of the most radical and acclaimed movies of its generation. Rod Steiger gives an Oscar-winning performance as a sheriff from small-town Mississippi who finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a black homicide detective from Philadelphia--strikingly portrayed by Sidney Poitier. In the course of investigating the crime, the two strong-willed men must reconcile their inherent prejudice towards each other. The final result is justice--and an unlikely but touching mutual respect. Supporting performances by Warren Oates and Lee Grant, an evocative score by Quincy Jones and vivid cinematography by Haskell Wexler all add to the film's authentic aura of a hot summer evening in the Deep South. Winner of five Academy Awards including Best Picture for Walter Mirisch, Best Adapted Screenplay for Stirling Silliphant and Best Editing for Hal Ashby, In the Heat of the Night is a blistering commentary on race relations and a landmark in entertainment. This 4KUHD special edition also includes the In the Heat of the Night sequels They Call Me Mister Tibbs! and The Organization on the second Blu-ray disc."--Container.


This is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and requires a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player; it will not play in standard Blu-ray or DVD players. For full 4K UHD effects, a 4K Ultra HD TV with HDR and a high-speed HDMI (category 2) cable are required.

Based on the novel by John Ball.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1967.

Special features: Audio commentary by Norman Jewison, Rod Steiger, Lee Gran and Haskell Wexler ; audio commentary by film historians Steve Mitchell and Nathaniel Thompson with Robert Mirisch ; They Call Me Mister Tibbs! - 1970 sequel to In the Heat of the Night ; The Organization - 1971 finale to the Poitier/Tibbs trilogy ; Turning up the heat: movie making in the 60's - featurette ; The slap heard around the world - featurette ; Quincy Jones: breaking new sound - featurette ; theatrical trailers.


  • [4K Ultra HD disc.] In the heat of the night
  • [Blu-ray disc.] They call me Mister Tibbs! ; The organization.

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