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Loving is a movie starring Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, and Will Dalton. The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme...

Other Titles
Uma História de Amor, Lovingai, Loving: Uma História de Amor, El matrimonio Loving, 愛侶, Loving - L'amore deve nascere libero, Sevmek, ラビング 愛という名前のふたり
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2 hours 3 minutes
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Drama, Romance, Biography
Jeff Nichols
Jeff Nichols
Will Dalton, Dean Mumford, Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton
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English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Richard Loving, a white construction worker in Caroline County, Virginia, falls in love with a local black woman and family friend, Mildred Jeter. Upon Mildred discovering that she is pregnant, they decide to marry, but knowing that interracial marriage violates Virginia's anti-miscegenation laws, they drive to Washington, D.C. to get married in 1958. Richard makes plans to build a house for Mildred less than a mile from her family home..

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Martha Riley

I had never seen this film in the cinema, and when I saw it on the television I felt very uncomfortable. The young actor Dominic Cooper was unbelievable, and I would love to have been one of the Americans. The story line was not that great. The idea of love, and trying to show that in a film is a very good idea. But the story line was not that good, and in my opinion the film didn't show much of the love story between Andy, and Grace. There wasn't a lot of a way that I could connect to the story line. The casting in the film was pretty bad, the poor choice of Andy, who looked too old to play a younger Andy. We are not a bad film, it just lacked a lot of good points. I think that it could have been a bit better if they would have made the movie longer and cut out a lot of the parts that were a bit boring.

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Billy S.

So, based on my love for the movie and the quote from the opening credits, I went into this with pretty low expectations. I had no idea it was directed by Michael D'Arcy and was not sure how it would be received. Then I saw it and it was one of those films that was totally and utterly engrossing, and I ended up enjoying it a lot more than I thought I would. It's well written, well directed, well acted, well filmed, and just a damn good movie all around. I've never seen the original, but this is clearly a faithful adaptation of that film's story, but with more of a story being told. It's not just about just being sad and confused and in pain over the loss of your loved one. It's about a person and their way of dealing with that loss and then about finding some resolution. It's about figuring out how you can move on and about how you can move on. This is a very beautifully made movie, one that has all the ingredients of a good drama but not just relying on it being a drama to tell a story. It's not the most complex story ever told, but it's just enough to keep your interest and your soul in the movie. And it does it very well. It has a very strong, very beautiful and realistic look to it, with beautiful art direction and cinematography that is just beautiful. The cinematography is beautiful and breathtaking in this movie, one that's quite often overlooked when you go to the movies. The photography in this movie is gorgeous, with lots of really beautiful shots of the countryside, in particular the blue skies of Alaska, the reds of the snow, the reds of the landscape and the reds of the water. The color scheme is especially beautiful. The scenery, the acting, the dialogue, and the character design all are wonderful. I'm a pretty big fan of the first-person camera and in this movie it works really well. It gives the viewer a sense of how the characters would be seeing what they're seeing, and it makes you really feel like you're actually there, and this is very important for a movie to do. It does all of these things so beautifully that it's easy to get lost in the story, but it's done so perfectly. The score is also really wonderful. The opening theme is amazing, but when you get to the second theme, that is a real song, one that is really beautiful and really impressive. I also loved the use of instruments. The guitar is used in the beginning as a theme, but when it plays through the credits, it becomes the main theme, and the bass guitar is used throughout the rest of the movie as the main theme. I was especially pleased with the use of piano in this movie. It's just beautiful and sad and beautiful all at once. The score is really really good. I can't praise it enough. The script is also good. The movie is a little disjointed and confusing and a little short, but I think it works because it uses flashback as a way to tell the story, and it also uses many different kinds of flashbacks. The flashbacks are used very well, because they help you to get a better understanding of what's going on in the characters

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I am so glad to see that Will Smith is back and here's a quote for you. "Loving" is a story of the life and love of Landon, a 21 year old black college student who was born to a white father, who was not at all happy that his son was black. The film is based on his autobiography of his love affair with Ray Charles, who he was barely old enough to legally marry. His father sees no reason why his son should marry a white woman, he wants him to be a jazz musician. Ray Charles saw no need for his son to be a professional musician, he was only a child who wanted to play the trumpet. The other interesting aspect is that the film has a two-hour running time, and it doesn't just end at the end of the film, it goes on for another 30 years. We get some very interesting flashbacks that show how Landon gets to be a professional musician, and some really interesting scenes that show how the relationship between the two changed over time. I really enjoyed the film, and I think that many will enjoy it too. I would recommend that you give it a shot.

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Anthony T.

I've seen the movie, and I'm still waiting for the movie to come out on DVD. Yes, the main character's age has been changed.but that's not the main reason for the change. In the end, we are left with a loving and meaningful movie that will leave you with a feeling of peace. And that's a great achievement. I'm glad I didn't have to pay for this movie, because it was all too good to be had for free. It's a well done movie, well made, well acted, well scripted and well directed. I give it a 7 out of 10. But then again, if you're going to watch a movie with your significant other, I can't imagine anyone not liking it. You'll probably love it too. If you're into heartwarming movies that have an emotional punch, then go see this movie. I know it's a love story, but it's really a story about love and acceptance.

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Three things in the movie I really liked: 1. The scenery. Great shot and locations. 2. The acting. All of the actors gave a great performance. 3. The soundtrack. It was the perfect soundtrack. The different part of the movie where same shot and scenery were used together really added to the story line. As it was almost same shot and scenery repeated in the same order everytime. The only thing I could find a flaw in was the fact that it was a little too long. It could have been shorter. That is the only thing that could have made it less appealing. It is still a great movie and I recommend it to everyone who likes a good drama or love story. Enjoy.

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Karen R.

Loving (2010) * 1/2 (out of 4) Goldie Hawn is good in her role as a single mother who is also determined to have her daughter, Jean Grey (Emma Watson), adopted and put into a home with a wealthy family. Hawn is excellent in her role as Jean Grey and it is good to see her again after the various television specials she has done over the years. The story of Jean Grey is interesting but the screenplay for the movie is slow and a little confusing at times. I liked the performances of the young people who play Jean Grey and the father of Jean Grey. The two young actors who play the parents of Jean Grey are good but they don't get enough screen time. Emilia Clarke and Justin Chatwin are good in the role of Jean Grey and Alex Pettyfer does a good job as the adoptive father. The direction by Brian Helgeland is pretty good and he has a lot of good scenes in the film. The score for the film is good but the soundtrack is one of the least memorable things about the film. There are a lot of strong visual images and scenes in the film but it doesn't have the visual flair of Schindler's List or Lawrence of Arabia. Loving is an interesting story but it is not memorable and it could have been much better.

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Eugene Garcia

As I read all the positive reviews, I was looking forward to seeing this film. After reading so many great reviews, I was left with the sense that everyone was just being overly critical. I would only recommend this film if you have to sleep with the lights on. This film is a huge miss. Why do so many people praise this film? I don't know, but I know for a fact that they're fans of the time period. This is one of the most stereotypically bad movies ever made. It's not even that it's bad, just that it's so bad, I can't understand why anyone would enjoy it. The acting is so over the top that it's almost unbearable to watch. The dialog is so stilted, it just comes off as annoying. The lead character's way of talking and his mannerisms are completely over the top. Some of the cinematography in the film is just absolutely atrocious. It looks like it was shot on video. The film is so unrelatable, the plot is so messed up, and the characters are so absurdly strange, I'm afraid it's impossible to take this film seriously. I love Billy Bob Thorton and Robert DeNiro, but they're not the only characters in the film. The rest of the film just drags on and on, and never feels like it's actually telling a story. The only thing that keeps it from being completely worthless is the love story. I do think the love story is one of the best things about this movie, but it doesn't add much to the film. Even so, the chemistry between the two actors, the script, and the direction are all terrible. It's one of those films where you have to wonder what's going to happen next, and the only reason to keep watching is because of the love story. It's like the writer and director were drunk on cheap drugs, and thought it would be good to have a love story in a film. It's also worth noting that the way the love story is shot is really, really bad. It's really hard to watch, and you can't help but feel very sorry for all the people that are suffering through it. This is one of the most disappointing films of the year, and I can't imagine it being any better next year.

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This film is beautiful, very sweet and very moving. A beautiful film! Its beautifully made, wonderfully acted and what a great story. Great to see Ed Harris back on the big screen, he was so good as the father who couldn't get away from the past. Sarah Paulson did a great job playing both the mother and the daughter. Ed Harris also did a fantastic job, making it look so realistic. And no wonder he's got so many Academy Awards! He did such a wonderful job! As for the characters, I thought of many different women in my head as I watched this film. Some were very good and some were very bad. But I still loved this film and all I can say is that its a great story. I recommend this film to everyone and have watched it multiple times. Don't miss it!

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I have been a fan of Maggie Gyllenhaal since 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape?' she was brilliant in that film and also in 'The Wicker Man'. However, she seemed to be underused in this film. However, I am not the only one who felt that she did not do enough to carry the film. But she did quite well. Maggie Gyllenhaal is beautifully beautiful. She looked beautiful, and was even more beautiful when she sang. The film was filmed beautifully, the costumes were perfect. But the film is not 'art'. I felt that the film was just about her. I never got any feeling for the rest of the characters in the film. It did not seem that the characters were real, or that they were part of the story. It was just about Maggie. I did not care about any of the characters in this film. The acting is wonderful. The cinematography is fantastic. The plot is great. There were some great scenes. I enjoyed the music, but I felt that it was not used enough. I am not sure if I liked the direction. I thought it was good, but it was also kind of boring. But I think that the director made a really good film. The editing was good. The direction was good. I thought that the music was very well done. There were some very good songs. I would recommend this film to anyone who loves Maggie Gyllenhaal, or anyone who is a fan of music. It is very enjoyable. It is a very good film, but it is a bit disappointing because I did not like the direction of the film. I did not like the acting, but the direction is good.

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Matthew Pearson

Bourdain and Dicaprio are in the best form ever as they are both one of the best actors working today, and the film is surprisingly good too. As far as my interests go, I love watching documentaries, especially when they are about the 'oldest profession', and I love American History. For the last couple of years I've had a passion for studying the British Empire and the United States. I love seeing how different cultures clash with each other, and to be honest, I find American History an interesting topic. If you have any interest in this film, it's probably because you enjoy American History. If you are looking for a great love story, you won't find anything better.

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A lovely romance for fans of Gillian Flynn, Penelope Ann Miller and James Van Der Beek. This is quite possibly the most straightforward and boring love story I've ever seen, and is definitely not the most memorable. There's a bunch of cute elements, and some well-acted moments, but overall the movie feels like a large segment of a much longer movie, which leaves a lot of room for improvement. It really is quite depressing when you have to read the book about ten times to really get the point. I hope someone could make a "Director's Cut" or a "Director's Cut+". Just give the actors the scenes they need to do their job and get rid of the unnecessary stuff, but not the original cut. It would make the movie completely more enjoyable.

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Keith Ramirez

Loving is a film that is interesting, but very difficult to watch. There is a good, intelligent script that is executed brilliantly, but it is so frustratingly over-dramatic that it can be difficult to know where to put your hands when you feel you need to hold onto the hilt of the axe that is your movie-going experience. The film's plot is a familiar one: powerful, passionate, and basically modern, one that is only sometimes served up with the fullness of the ingredients. For instance, this movie seems to be about the marriage of two men with the desire to escape from the traditional roles that have shaped their lives. But, what I have not enjoyed is how the marriage of the two men is portrayed in the film. Throughout the film, they are supposed to be presented as totally different individuals, with their own personalities and relationships. While I found the film to be interesting, it is not interesting enough to provide a good story or a good dramatic expression of their relationships. The reason that the characters are presented as having such different personalities and emotions is so that they can appear to be having a connection with each other, but actually the men are trying to escape from their past and their present, and so it is that they both seem to be mentally unstable. However, this movie is not really worth seeing if you are looking for a good, moving drama or a film that will make you think. In the end, it is just a film about two men who are trying to escape from their past, who ultimately try to get away from themselves. As it is, it is not worth seeing, and that is the main reason that I have rated it below average. 7/10

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I just saw this movie last night. I thought it was a great movie. It was a different movie. I'm not a big movie fan. I do like movies that are suspenseful, and dramatic. This movie is not suspenseful at all, but it is also not dramatic at all. In this movie, it's not supposed to be dramatic. It's supposed to be a movie about two people who got married in the beginning, but were caught up in the craziness of love. The story is about Marcy (a strong performance by Kerry Washington) and Louis (a brilliant performance by Billy Crudup). One of the greatest things in this movie is the beautiful photography. I love the lighting and the colors in this movie. This movie is great, because it's different. It's good, because it's different, and it's a good movie. A great film.

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Jacob W.

It's a beautiful film, if you are looking for a drama about a guy who cheated on his wife and in the end decided to make love to another woman, then this is the film for you. Set in 1970, at a small Californian town, an unemployed music teacher named Walter Schreiner, played by William Hurt, decides to go to Los Angeles to do his studies. The reasons for his visit are not as clear to me as his reasons for going to Japan, but, in any case, he is there to study, and he meets an American girl named Ruth (Naomi Watts), a musical genius, who he falls for. So, that's how Walter Schreiner met his wife. It's a pretty interesting plot. It is kind of sad that this film has nothing to do with the real life Walter Schreiner. If you want to see how Walter Schreiner's life was and how he met his wife, then this is the film to see. For a movie with such a great, inspiring and emotional story, I thought it was a little too slow in some parts. There were no great dramatic scenes, I would say it was a little slow at times, but the scene where Walter Schreiner first met Ruth and the movie ends in 1970 and Walter's wife is married, was great. It was sad that the end of the movie was so quickly, but then, I felt that this was a great ending for a great movie. The scenes were exciting, emotional and so sad. I definitely recommend it. This is my second favorite movie of all time. I would have to say that it is my favorite movie of the 1990s. It's a great story and a beautiful film. 8/10

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Howard A.

After reading about the movie, I started to think it will be about the life of a successful author. But, when I read about the other characters, it turned out it was about the life of a young man. I wondered if it was a biographical movie. So I went to watch this movie and I came to see it. The main character was very good. He was a kind hearted, polite, and easy to get along with. He was nice to his wife and to his family and was a decent guy to his friends. He got along with his friends and he was not mean spirited. He was nice to everyone. He was a good man and I liked his personality and I thought he was a nice man. This movie had many funny parts, but it also had a lot of sad parts. It was a little too much for me to watch. It was a little too much of a drama and I thought it was too sad. But the movie is a good movie and it is worth watching. I thought the movie was good and I would recommend it.

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Ethan C.

I saw this film about ten years ago when it came out on video, and was struck by the emotional power of the piece. I was unaware of the book, and the film in fact left out some elements of it, although not much. If you are a fan of The Terrence Donovan of England's Second World War experience, this film is definitely for you. I was told the film was not really about Donovan, but that the film was based on him, which is true, and the only significant incident in his life which the film shows is his fighting with the Germans. That is a little bit simplistic, but I think this is the best way to describe the film. The film is beautifully filmed and edited, and the whole story is very well-told. The acting is good, but it is the acting by the two leads, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant, that really makes the film. In fact, Firth has done a lot of British drama and a lot of the acting in that field. He is not an amazing actor, but he is a very fine one. He is the perfect fit for this role and there is no faulting him. The supporting cast is really good too. Michael Sheen, Paul Giamatti, Hugh Laurie, Judy Parfitt, Thomas Kretschmann, Naveen Andrews and Barry Whittaker all give strong performances. Firth, as well, is good, but not excellent. The problem is that he does not get the attention he deserves. For a British actor, Firth is very English. He is played by the same guy who played Anthony Perkins in "The French Lieutenant's Woman". His accent is all wrong and he doesn't give himself a chance to get out of his role. I don't know who wrote the script, but it was a really bad one. It has more than one major problem: Firstly, it is really, really hard to get out of the role of a male lead. It is one of the few roles where the director, a fellow Brit, makes it really hard for Firth to be anything but English. In that regard, Firth is very English, but he is not good enough to play the male lead. Secondly, it is a really bad screenplay, full of plot holes and in many cases nonsensical. The storyline, too, is really a mess. It has lots of other things going on, like a young reporter's obsession with a TV reporter, but the film doesn't really take off until the reporter makes a big revelation about her life. But then, the film seems to slow down again and the whole thing seems to end. The film really should have ended about fifteen minutes earlier. This is where the film really suffers. I saw it in a theatre, so I didn't have a lot of choice. I liked the film when I saw it, but I think it was a terrible disappointment to the actor and the director. The film has a strong moral message, but it does not seem to have any emotional depth to it. It just seems to be a film with a lot of scenes of Firth smoking cigarettes and drinking beer. The film is much better if Firth is the male lead and that is the case. The film is good, but not great.<|end

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Terry L.

It is my favorite English movie of all time, I can't understand why it is so beloved by American audiences. The movie has many great performances, but only Dustin Hoffman is really remarkable, and in a film where everyone is incredible, he is the one who stands out. His character, Tommy, is so totally and thoroughly sympathetic, and in the end his character has grown even more powerful as a result of the movie. In any case, this is one of those films that stays with you long after the movie ends. It is an emotional film that makes you think about yourself and about what you want in life. The writing and direction of this film is so impressive, you don't feel the need to see the other movies in the trilogy. The one that stands out for me is the beautiful music score by Hans Zimmer, which gives it an extra punch. I also like the fact that the story itself is a common one, and that the viewer is never left wanting. It's something that every great film should have.

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Doris S.

A movie from the 70's with a very popular theme. Actually, I was surprised that this movie was released in 1970. After the turbulent period of Sino-Soviet relations, this movie shows how underdogs of the times were betrayed by people who were in power. The acting of the actors was outstanding, especially played by Simon MacCorkindale as Lee Chang Chun. The pace of the movie is excellent. I can say that this movie is one of the better ones from that period. I also liked the music from the band "Kitten, that One Look" which is really amazing. I would also like to say that the cinematography was wonderful, especially when we see Chang Chun in his birthday suit and his special school bus.

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Ruth Jensen

Julia Roberts, an Australian, has been considered the breakout star of the movie world. A trend seems to be building that has her winning Oscars. That's not the case with this movie. The film is a bit slow in parts but it has been a long time since I watched a movie where the story didn't drag. However, I was disappointed that there was no explanation on what happened in the original movie. The one thing that this movie does not need is a big twist or two. The movie was not in my top five favorite films of 2011.

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Victoria Owens

I have to admit, I was a little skeptical of this film when I heard it was a lesbian romance. But I am glad I watched it. It was a really enjoyable film. There were some funny moments, even though it was a love story. I recommend it to anyone who loves a good love story. It also made me want to see another film of the same cast and storyline, "The French and the Battle of the Somme."

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Kathryn B.

this film stars Scarlett Johansson as Helen Keller, a social worker who makes the effort to help all the homeless people in her town. This film is a good look at the character Helen Keller. It is based on an original play by Laura Ingalls Wilder and is directed by Paul Haggis. The film is full of amazing shots. It has a good pace. I also really liked that it had a story that was both humorous and touching. Overall, it was a good movie and I recommend it to anyone.

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While this film is not flawless, it is certainly an extraordinary one. I watched it as a companion piece to "Tristan + Isolde" and while the "middle" of the two films are very different, they share a very similar artistic and philosophical focus. Both are very beautifully shot and filmed, with some very lush, gorgeous photography, but which sometimes feel a bit like a step or two above what "Tristan + Isolde" could have been. Both have a very strong female lead and both also have several male leads. They both deal with the love and the hurt of loss. Both are very beautifully done. I have to say that this was one of the best films I've seen this year, and one of the best films I've seen all year. I'm actually looking forward to seeing "Tristan + Isolde" again. This film was really good, but I have to say that I would definitely recommend it to anyone who has not yet seen "Tristan + Isolde".

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Mark Reyes

I was skeptical going into the film, since I just know that these actors are very talented and that most of them do not really play that many movies. But it was good to see them in such a film. Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Robert DeNiro, Robert Patrick, Sean Penn, Willem Dafoe, Alec Baldwin, and Julia Stiles did an excellent job at portraying the lives of these guys. The story was really good and I liked the ending. It was a little sad that Matthew McConaughey's character was not able to make the end of the story, but it was OK. I also really liked Robert DeNiro's character, the way he played him. I hope to see him in other movies, because he was a great actor. All in all, I recommend this movie to everyone who likes good drama and romantic movies. 8/10.