In the Heat of the Night (1967)
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A murder in a small Southern town during the Jim Crow era is solved with the help of a visiting African American cop from the big city. Norman Jewison directs Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger. Oscars for best picture, actor (Steiger), screenplay, sound and editing. 109 minutes (Rating: NR)