In the Heat of the Night

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  1. Andrew W

    Andrew W Supporting Actor

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    I watched this for the first time last night. I though it was a really great movie and so did my wife.
    The casting and character acting was outstanding and the story was very good too. A well deserved Oscar for Sidney.
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    It's been one of my favorites for years. What's really amazing is just how many good films Sidney Portier has been a part of. I really love his work.
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    One of the greats in movies. I have loved this since I caught it one night on TV years ago. I gave up waiting for MGM to actually bother to release a DVD over here and grabbed a U.S. copy. I don't know what they're playing at not releasing it. [​IMG]
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  4. Ashley Seymour

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    Actually, I thought Rod Steiger got the best actor Oscar along with the film getting best picture.
    I still think it was the forth best movie that year behind:
    The Graduate
    Bonnie and Clyde
    Cool Hand Luke
    It was also better than its sequals.
     
  5. TheoGB

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    I've only seen The Graduate from the three you list and I would easily rate In The Heat Of The Night above it. (MHO, obv.) [​IMG]
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    Don't you love "Foul Owl On The Prowl?"
     
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  8. Andrew W

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    Oops, mixed up the best actor awards....
    Anyway, totally coincidentally because of how my NetFlix queue worked out, we watched "The Graduate" last night. I'd be hard pressed to pick between them, both were great. I also love B&C, but have never seen CHL.
    Isn't it just amazing how they'll spend millions today on computer software for CGI, but not one dime for a word processor!
    And in the '60s they had to write scripts the hard way with a typewriter.
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