They Call Me Mister Tibbs
They Call Me Mister Tibbs (1970)

Sidney Poitier reprises his role as Virgil Tibbs in this crime drama, a story unrelated to that of the earlier film In the Heat of the Night. Once again, he is a veteran homicide detective and is currently investigating the murder of a… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 9, 2001
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Chris Weber
This is the sequel to the award winning classic In the Heat of the Night and, though it is well meaning, this is a far step down from the place where its… More
Byron Brubaker
I enjoyed Martin Landau's supporting role. I appreciate the social improvement project that he is trying to push forward. In this sequel to In the Heat… More
Cassandra Maples
With its kipper ties, flared trousers and proficient - yet dated - music, They Call Me MISTER Tibbs! is perhaps the Poitier film that has aged least gracefully.… More
Dean McKenna
Average suspenseful sequel to In the Heat of the Night (1967).