Sidney Poitier

Title sequences from all feature films starring Sidney Poitier.

  • Sidney Poitier: No Way Out (1950) title sequenceSource: the Eureka Entertainment Masters of Cinema blu-ray (2018)
    1950
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    NO WAY OUT

    Directed by: 
    Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    Starring: 
    Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally, Sidney Poitier, Mildred Joanne Smith
    Genre: 
    Film noir
    Studio: 
    20th Century Fox
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1951

    CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY

    Directed by: 
    Zoltan Korda
    Starring: 
    Canada Lee, Charles Carson, Joyce Carey, Geoffrey Keen
    Country: 
    UK
  • Sidney Poitier: Red Ball Express (1952) title sequenceSource: the Kino Lorber blu-ray (2020)
    1952
    • title sequence
    • closing credits

    RED BALL EXPRESS

    Directed by: 
    Budd Boetticher
    Starring: 
    Jeff Chandler, Alex Nicol, Charles Drake, Judith Braun, Sidney Poitier
    Studio: 
    Universal Pictures
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1954

    GO MAN GO

    Directed by: 
    James Wong Howe
    Starring: 
    Dane Clark, Patricia Breslin, Anatol Winogradoff, Celia Brodkin
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1955

    BLACKBOARD JUNGLE

    Directed by: 
    Richard Brooks
    Starring: 
    Glenn Ford, Vic Morrow, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1956

    GOOD-BYE, MY LADY

    Directed by: 
    William A. Wellman
    Starring: 
    Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, Brandon De Wilde, William Hopper
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1957

    EDGE OF THE CITY

    Directed by: 
    Martin Ritt
    Starring: 
    John Cassavetes, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire, Ruby Dee
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1957

    SOMETHING OF VALUE

    Directed by: 
    Richard Brooks
    Starring: 
    Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernández
    Country: 
    USA
  • Sidney Poitier: Band of Angels (1957) title sequence
    1957
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    BAND OF ANGELS

    Directed by: 
    Raoul Walsh
    Starring: 
    Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Rex Reason, Patric Knowles
    Studio: 
    Warner Bros.
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1957

    THE MARK OF THE HAWK

    Directed by: 
    Michael Audley
    Starring: 
    Eartha Kitt, Juano Hernandez, John McIntire, Helen Horton
    Country: 
    USA
  • The Defiant Ones (1958) Sidney Poitier - blu-ray movie titleSource: the Eureka Entertainment blu-ray (2018)
    1958
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE DEFIANT ONES

    Directed by: 
    Stanley Kramer
    Starring: 
    Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Charles McGraw, Lon Chaney Jr.
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1958

    OUR VIRGIN ISLAND

    Directed by: 
    Pat Jackson
    Starring: 
    John Cassavetes, Virginia Maskell, Isabel Dean, Colin Gordon
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1959

    PORGY AND BESS

    Directed by: 
    Otto Preminger
    Starring: 
    Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey, Brock Peters
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1960

    ALL THE YOUNG MEN

    Directed by: 
    Hall Bartlett
    Starring: 
    Alan Ladd, James Darren, Glenn Corbett, Mort Sahl
    Country: 
    USA
  • A Raisin in the Sun (1961) Sidney Poitier - blu-ray movie titleSource: the Criterion Collection blu-ray (2018)
    1961
    • title sequence

    A RAISIN IN THE SUN

    Directed by: 
    Daniel Petrie
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon
    Country: 
    USA
  • Sidney Poitier: Paris Blues (1961) title sequenceSource: the Kino Lorber blu-ray (2014)
    1961
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    PARIS BLUES

    Directed by: 
    Martin Ritt
    Starring: 
    Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Serge Reggiani
    Country: 
    USA
  • Sidney Poitier: Pressure Point (1962) title sequenceSource: the Olive Films blu-ray (2016)
    1962
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    PRESSURE POINT

    Directed by: 
    Hubert Cornfield, Stanley Kramer
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk, Carl Benton Reid, Mary Munday
    Country: 
    USA
     
     
    Title design: 
    National Screen Service Studios
  • 1964

    THE LONG SHIPS

    Directed by: 
    Jack Cardiff
    Starring: 
    Richard Widmark, Russ Tamblyn, Rosanna Schiaffino, Oskar Homolka, Edward Judd
    Country: 
    UK
  • Sidney Poitier: The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) title sequenceSource: the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer blu-ray (2011)
    1965
    • title sequence

    THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD

    Directed by: 
    George Stevens
    Starring: 
    Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Donald Pleasence, Sidney Poitier, Telly Savalas, John Wayne
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1965

    THE BEDFORD INCIDENT

    Directed by: 
    James B. Harris
    Starring: 
    Richard Widmark, James MacArthur, Martin Balsam, Wally Cox
    Country: 
    USA
  • Sidney Poitier: The Slender Thread (1965) title sequenceSource: the Olive Films blu-ray (2012)
    1965
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE SLENDER THREAD

    Directed by: 
    Sydney Pollack
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas, Steven Hill, Edward Asner
    Country: 
    USA
  • Sidney Poitier: A Patch of Blue (1965) title sequenceSource: the Warner Bros. blu-ray (2019)
    1965
    • title sequence

    A PATCH OF BLUE

    Directed by: 
    Guy Green
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford, Ivan Dixon
    Studio: 
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Country: 
    USA
     
     
    Fonts used: 
    Franklin Gothic
  • Sidney Poitier: Duel at Diablo (1966) title sequenceSource: the Kino Lorber blu-ray (2014)
    1966
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    DUEL AT DIABLO

    Directed by: 
    Ralph Nelson
    Starring: 
    James Garner, Sidney Poitier, Bibi Andersson, Dennis Weaver, Bill Travers
    Country: 
    UK
  • Sidney Poitier: To Sir, with Love (1967) title sequenceSource: the Criterion Collection blu-ray (2019)
    1967
    • title sequence

    TO SIR, WITH LOVE

    Directed by: 
    James Clavell
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, Christian Roberts, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall, Ann Bell
    Country: 
    UK
  • Sidney Poitier: In the Heat of the Night (1967) title sequenceSource: the Criterion Collection blu-ray (2019)
    1967
    • title sequence
    • “The End”
    • trailer typography

    IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT


    Directed by: 
    Norman Jewison
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant
    Country: 
    USA
     
     
    Title design: 
    Murray Naidich
    Lettering: 
    Harold Adler
  • Sidney Poitier: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) title sequenceSource: the Powerhouse Films Indicator Series blu-ray (2016)
    1967
    • title sequence
    • “The End”
    • trailer typography

    GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER


    Directed by: 
    Stanley Kramer
    Starring: 
    Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn, Katharine Houghton
    Country: 
    USA
     
     
    Title design: 
    Wayne Fitzgerald
    Fonts used: 
    Eurostile
  • 1968

    FOR LOVE OF IVY

    Directed by: 
    Daniel Mann
    Starring: 
    Abbey Lincoln, Beau Bridges, Nan Martin, Lauri Peters, Carroll O’Connor
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1969

    THE LOST MAN

    Directed by: 
    Robert Alan Aurthur
    Starring: 
    Joanna Shimkus, Al Freeman Jr., Michael Tolan, Paul Winfield, Vonetta McGee
    Country: 
    USA
  • Sidney Poitier: They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970) title sequenceSource: the Kino Lorber blu-ray (2015)
    1970
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THEY CALL ME MISTER TIBBS!

    Directed by: 
    Gordon Douglas
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, Martin Landau, Barbara McNair, Anthony Zerbe, Edward Asner
    Genre: 
    Blaxploitation
    Country: 
    USA
     
     
    Fonts used: 
    Univers
  • 1971

    BROTHER JOHN

    Directed by: 
    James Goldstone
    Starring: 
    Will Geer, Bradford Dillman, Beverly Todd, Ramon Bieri, Warren J. Kemmerling
    Country: 
    USA
  • Sidney Poitier: The Organization (1971) title sequenceSource: the Kino Lorber blu-ray (2015)
    1971
    • title sequence

    THE ORGANIZATION

    Directed by: 
    Don Medford
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, Barbara McNair, Gerald S. O’Loughlin, Sheree North, Fred Beir
    Genre: 
    Blaxploitation
    Country: 
    USA
     
     
    Title design: 
    Modern Film Effects
    Fonts used: 
    Kabel
  • 1972

    BUCK AND THE PREACHER

    Directed by: 
    Sidney Poitier
    Starring: 
    Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Cameron Mitchell, Denny Miller
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1973

    A WARM DECEMBER

    Directed by: 
    Sidney Poitier
    Starring: 
    Ester Anderson, Yvette Curtis, George Baker, Johnny Sekka
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1974

    UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT

    Directed by: 
    Sidney Poitier
    Starring: 
    Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip Wilson, Richard Pryor
    Country: 
    USA
  • Sidney Poitier: The Wilby Conspiracy (1975) title sequenceSource: the Kino Lorber blu-ray (2018)
    1975
    • title sequence

    THE WILBY CONSPIRACY

    Directed by: 
    Ralph Nelson
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, Michael Caine, Nicol Williamson, Prunella Gee, Rutger Hauer
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1975

    LET’S DO IT AGAIN

    Directed by: 
    Sidney Poitier
    Starring: 
    Bill Cosby, Calvin Lockhart, John Amos, Jimmie Walker
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1977

    A PIECE OF THE ACTION

    Directed by: 
    Sidney Poitier
    Starring: 
    Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Denise Nicholas, Hope Clarke
    Country: 
    USA
  • 1988

    SHOOT TO KILL

    Directed by: 
    Roger Spottiswoode
    Starring: 
    Tom Berenger, Kirstie Alley, Clancy Brown, Richard Masur
    Country: 
    USA
  • Sidney Poitier: Little Nikita (1988) title sequenceSource: the Mill Creek Entertainment blu-ray (2017)
    1988
    • title sequence

    LITTLE NIKITA

    Directed by: 
    Richard Benjamin
    Starring: 
    Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix, Richard Jenkins, Caroline Kava, Richard Bradford
    Country: 
    USA
     
     
    Title design: 
    Pacific Title
    Fonts used: 
    Kabel
  • Sidney Poitier: Sneakers (1992) title sequenceSource: the Universal Studios blu-ray (2015)
    1992
    • title sequence

    SNEAKERS

    Directed by: 
    Phil Alden Robinson
    Starring: 
    Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, River Phoenix
    Country: 
    USA
     
     
    Title design: 
    Judith Kahn
    Fonts used: 
    Palatino
  • Sidney Poitier: The Jackal (1997) title sequenceSource: the Universal Studios blu-ray (2010)
    1997
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE JACKAL

    Directed by: 
    Michael Caton-Jones
    Starring: 
    Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, J.K. Simmons, Jack Black
    Country: 
    USA, UK, France
     
     
    Title design: 
    Simon Taylor, Tomato