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Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  31 March 1996 (USA)
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A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Loving
Mildred 'Bean' Jeter
Bernie Cohen
Papa Jeter (as Charles Gray)
Jackie Richardson ...
Mama Jeter
Michael Clarke ...
Stephen Walsh ...
Father Loving
Linda Goranson ...
Mother Loving
Ardon Bess ...
Justice of the Peace
Scott Spidell ...


A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America as a loving family. Written by Richard Jones <>

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexuality




Release Date:

31 March 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El señor y la señora Loving  »

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Based on the true story that led the Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional Virginia's anti-miscegenation law (in Loving v. Virginia, 1967), paving the way for legal interracial marriages. See more »


Featured in Tying the Knot (2004) See more »


I Can't Lose With the Stuff I Use
Composed and Performed by Lester Williams
Published by EMI Blackwood (BMI)
Courtesy of Fantasy Records
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Great Movie
28 December 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A restrained, intelligent and powerful movie, set in the 1950s-60s southern states of the USA, telling the true story about the Lovings, an interracial married couple who challenged Virginia's anti-miscegenation law (The Racial Integrity Act of 1924) and saw it overturned.

The film is engaging not only because of its important subject matter but because the subject matter is dealt with so well; with a superb script that opens up facets of the couples experiences with great subtlety and understanding; outstanding performances all round that deliver rich character portrayals; and brilliant production work that creates a tremendous feel for the time and place. That there were more movies of this quality around! And of course the great poignancy of this movie is that it is based on true events, and so stands as a wonderful testimony to true love.

An important, powerful and superb film.

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