Tag Archives: Sidney Poitier

The Organization (1971) Don Medford, Sidney Poitier, Barbara McNair, Gerald S. O’Loughlin, Action, Crime, Drama

The Organization (1971)
After a group of young revolutionaries break into a corporation’s headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance. Though sympathetic to their cause, the straight-arrow Tibbs refuses to consider it because they broke the law, but when the group is then accused of a murder it didn’t commit, Tibbs finally joins them in order to ferret out the identity of the real killer, while keeping his now rogue undercover investigation a secret from his SFPD superiors.
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Sneakers (1992) Phil Alden Robinson, Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier, Comedy, Crime, Drama

Sneakers (1992)
Martin Bishop is the head of a group of experts who specialise in testing security systems. When he is blackmailed by Government agents into stealing a top secret black box, the team find themselves embroiled in a game of danger and intrigue. After they recover the box, they discover that it has the capability to decode all existing encryption systems around the world, and that the agents who hired them didn’t work for the Government after all…
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