They Call Me Mister Tibbs! Poster

Release Date: 1970

DVD Release Date: January 9th, 2001

R|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
In this sequel to "In The Heat of the Night," Detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) must solve the murder of a prostitute. The last person witnessed with the victim is Tibbs' friend, Logan Sharpe (Martin Landau), a preacher and activist. Despite his loyalty, Tibbs must investigate when Sharpe admits having visited the prostitute. In addition to his police work, Tibbs must also ease tension with his wife (Barbara McNair), who wants him to spend more time with her and their children.

Cast: Sidney Poitier, Martin Landau, Barbara McNair, David Sheiner, Anthony Zerbe, Jeff Corey, Ed Asner

Director: Gordon Douglas

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Mirisch Corporation

Keywords: 1970s, Wife, Investigation, Dark, Gritty, Suspenseful, Mystery