Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (40th Anniversary Edition) (2-DVD)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (40th Anniversary
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DVD Features:

  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: February 12, 2008
  • Originally Released: 1967
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish
    • Subtitles - English - Closed Captioned
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Introductions:
      1. Tom Brokaw
      2. Quincy Jones
      3. Karen Kramer
      4. Steven Spielberg
    • Featurette:
      1. "A Love Story of Today"
      2. "A Special Kind of Love"
      3. "Stanley Kramer: A Man's Search For Truth"
      4. "2007 PGA Stanley Kramer Award Presentation to Al Gore"
      5. "Stanley Kramer Accepts the Irving Thalberg Award"
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Stills/Photos

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , &
Performer: , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Produced by
Director of Photography:

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1967 - Best Actress: Katharine Hepburn
Academy Awards 1967 - Best Original Screenplay: William Rose

Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh71%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 31

Upright85%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 38,202
Rating: 3/4 -- Initially breezy without ever sacrificing any of its points, the picture eventually resorts to a series of static speeches. Luckily, the actors carry the day, particularly Sidney Poitier, Cecil Kellaway and, taking MVP honors, Spencer Tracy. Full Review
Creative Loafing
Sep 12, 2015
The movie insidiously charms us into ignoring its defects, and for this the credit must go to a superb cast. Full Review
New Yorker
Mar 26, 2019
Rating: 2.5/4 -- ...an appealing premise that's employed to watchable (if entirely uneven) effect by filmmaker Stanley Kramer... Full Review
Reel Film Reviews
Jan 26, 2014
Rating: 6/10 -- ...rather tame and superficial by today's standards: a gentle, sentimental comedy on the subject of interracial marriage. Full Review
Movie Metropolis
Apr 6, 2011
Rating: 4/5 -- Civil rights, love, and family stress. Full Review
Common Sense Media
Jan 2, 2011
Examines its subject matter with perception, depth, insight, humor and feeling Full Review
Variety
Feb 13, 2001
Rating: 7/10 -- ...most notable for being a metatextual commentary on the onscreen/offscreen romance of Tracy and Hepburn. Full Review
The Retro Set
Dec 28, 2018

Product Description:

A liberal white couple (Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, in Tracy's last appearance) put their platitudes to the test. They always taught their daughter (Katharine Houghton, Hepburn's niece) that all people are created equal, regardless of race or religion... until she unexpectedly brings home a black doctor (Poitier) and announces that they're engaged. Academy Award Nominations: 10, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor--Spencer Tracy.

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Production Notes:

  • Shot in Technicolor on location in San Francisco, California.
  • Actor Spencer Tracy's last film.
  • Katharine Hepburn won her second Oscar for her portrayal of Christina Drayton.
  • Feature film debut for actress Katharine Houghton, Katharine Hepburn's niece.
  • Song "Glory of Love" sung by Jacqueline Fontaine.
  • Additional cast: Barbara Randolph (Dorothy), John Hudkins (Cab Driver), Alexandra Hay (Car Hop), Skip Martin (Delivery Boy), Grace Gaynor (Judith), and Tom Heaton (Peter).

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  • Sales Rank: 4,417
  • UPC: 043396211001
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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