Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

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One can hardly complain about the performances when Tracy and Hepburn combine as the leads, but Kramer's well-meaning comedy-drama about racism - a liberal couple suffer a few doubts when their daughter brings home the black she intends to marry - is a leaden and stilted affair, wrecked by the cautious move of making the groom-to-be singularly good-looking, respectable (he's a doctor) and well-to-do. A wishy-washy, sanctimonious plea for tolerance, directed with Kramer's customary verbosity and stodginess.

Release details

Duration: 108 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Stanley Kramer
Screenwriter: William Rose
Cast: Spencer Tracy
Katharine Hepburn
Sidney Poitier
Katharine Houghton
Cecil Kellaway
Beah Richards
Roy E Glenn Sr