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1967 Stanley Kramer movie about interracial marriage
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is a 1967 American comedy-drama film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and written by William Rose. It stars Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn, and features Hepburn's niece Katharine Houghton.

Cast and Crew

Spencer TracyMatt Drayton
Stanley KramerDirector, producer

Video Products

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), 2 Dec 2004
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (40th Anniversary Edition), 12 Feb 2008


Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
    by Jon Osborne, Miss Liberty's Guide to Film and Video, 2001
This is one of those cinematic landmarks in the evolution toward social tolerance. When it was made, interracial marriages wer not only rare and shocking but also illegal in nearly a third of the United States. It's a thoroughly enjoyable film as well, thanks to a great script, an inspired performance by Sidney Poitier, and the magic of Hepburn and Tracy in this, their last picture together.


Guess Who's Coming to Dinner trailer, 1967
Includes scene where Dr. Prentice (Sidney Poitier) first berates his father and then after saying he loves him, tells him "but you think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself, as a man."

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