Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

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  • Stanley Kramer


  • Spencer Tracy
  • Sidney Poitier
  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Katharine Houghton

A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African American fiancĂ©.

When young Joanna Drayton (Katharine Houghton) brings her new fiancĂ©, Dr. John Wade Prentice (Sidney Poitier), home to San Francisco to meet her liberal parents (Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn), their progressive leanings are put to the test when they discover the man their daughter has chosen to settle down with is black. Also attending the Draytons' dinner are Prentice's parents (Roy E. Glenn Sr., Beah Richards), who vehemently disapprove of the relationship. The film earned Academy Awards for Katharine Hepburn and screenwriter William Rose.

Past Programs


Unconscious Attitudes vs. Admitted Beliefs

Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline, MA