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Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner?


Dec 12, 1967

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May 01, 2009

MPAA Rating

Not Rated


Sidney Poitier Spencer Tracey Katherine Hepburn


1967 Columbia Pictures

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Matthew and Christina Drayton's (Spencer Tracey and Katharine Hepburn) are about to find out if they really can practice the racial tolerance they preach when their daughter Joanna (Katharine Houghton) unexpectedly announces her engagement to Dr. John Prentice (Sidney Poitier). Well-mannered, handsome and highly educated, the only "problem" with this Prince Charming is his color.

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Why Is Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? Rated Not Rated?

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? is rated Not Rated

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Overall: A-

A well written, dialog heavy film, using some of the best actors in the business, that examines inter-racial relationships from a variety of perspectives.

Language: B

Several mild profanities, and a derogatory racial term.

Drugs/Alcohol: B

Drinking, used as a social crutch. Smoking.

Sex: A-

Polite discussion between mother and daughter, and the potential mother-in-laws.

Violence: A-

Car backs into another vehicle resulting in angry exchange between drivers. Some heated discussion over situation.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

Not Rated
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Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner?...

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? comes to DVD in a 40th Anniversary Edition two-disc set or as part of the Stanley Kramer Film Collection. Bonus materials include the featurettes A Love Story of Today. A Special Kind of Love and Stanley Kramer: A Man’s Search For Truth. As well, there are two award presentations: 2007 PGA Stanley Kramer Award Presentation to Al Gore and Stanley Kramer Accepts the Irving Thalberg Award. Introductions are provided by Tom Brokaw, Quincy Jones, Karen Kramer, and Steven Spielberg. Text and photo galleries are also included. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Mono (English, French and Spanish) with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

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Sanjay says: Jul. 16, 2010

It is difficult to judge who has acted best? Spencer Tracey or Katharine Hepburn or Sidney Poitier. Their dialogue delivery is simply superb! And their expression on actual encounter is just seen to be believed. When Sidney tells his father, you see your self as black man while I see my self as MAN. I was reminded by Irving Wallace novel,“The Man”
Parents must show this movie to their teenager children, One of the best films in last 50 years.
Sanjay D. Shah, India

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