They Call Me Mr. Tibbs!

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They Call Me Mr. Tibbs! ★★ 1970 (R)

Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs (Poitier) investigates the murder of a prostitute. The prime suspect is his friend, the Reverend Logan Sharpe (Landau). He is torn between his duty as a policeman, his concern for the reverend, and the turmoil of his domestic life. Less tense, less compelling sequel to “In the Heat of the Night.” 108m/C VHS, DVD . Sidney Poitier, Barbara McNair, Martin Landau, Juano Hernandez, Anthony Zerbe, Ed Asner, Norma Crane, Jeff Corey; D: Gordon Douglas; W: Alan R. Trustman; C: Gerald Perry Finnerman; M: Quincy Jones.