In the Heat of the Night (Criterion Collection) (Blu-ray)

They got a murder on their hands. They don’t know what to do with it.
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 50 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region A
  • Released: January 29, 2019
  • Originally Released: 2019
  • Label: Criterion Collection

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Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh96%

Total Count: 50


User Ratings: 23,096
Rating: B+ -- Social importance aside, In the Heat of the Night works as a buddy film and as a tense thriller. Full Review
Jan 15, 2014
In the Heat of the Night disrupts the Hollywood portrayal of African-American men and women as "bucks" and "mammies." Full Review
Spectrum Culture
Jul 30, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- It's a stylish performance from Poitier and an honest, intelligent contribution from Steiger. Full Review
Nov 17, 2016
Rating: 5/5 -- When critics of the film industry claim that films have no meaningful impact on the world, In The Heat Of The Night is one of the best examples you can use in counter-argument. Full Review
Eye for Film
Oct 28, 2016
Poitier's excellent performance both transcends and lifts the pretensions of the film, eschewing earlier mannerisms and projecting a wealth of emotion in facial communication. Full Review
Hollywood Reporter
Aug 2, 2017
Rating: 4/5 -- Hindsight has lent this gripping, serious-minded melodrama a certain righteous intensity. Full Review
Time Out
Nov 14, 2016
Rating: 4/5 -- The film's dutiful thriller mechanics are far less important than its politics - it has passed the test of time more for the small gestures and the iconic lines of dialogue. Full Review
Little White Lies
Nov 16, 2016


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