It was a smash hit back in the day, but watching it today it seems preachy, and smug. But the three stars are still the real deal, and if nothing else, it's worth watching for the scene where Miss Hepburn... Read moredispenses with a 'best friend.' It's still a classic, but now it's a dated one. So if you can accept how different things were back then, you'll enjoy it.
a love story of today
When long-time liberals Matt and Christina Drayton's daughter brings home her new fiance, they are naturally apprehensive about meeting their son-in-law-to-be for the first time. But when Joanna & John arrive for dinner, the Draytons discover that they aren't quite as broad-minded as they thought they were!
Considered by many to be a masterpiece of modern cinema, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner was not only a box office sensation but was also nominated for 10 Academy Awards (1967). A "magnificent piece of entertainment" that "will make you laugh and may even make you cry" this landmark film is made even more poignant as it was to be the last film by Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn - one of Hollywood's greatest duos.