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Drama Romance 
Rated: All (G)19681h 41mOn: Not Available Country: America

When it was released in 1968, For Love of Ivy was the first mainstream Hollywood film to depict a mature romantic relationship between a black man and woman. Sidney Poitier stars as Jack Parks, a trucking executive who runs an illegal travelling casino out of one of his vehicles. Abbey Lincoln co-stars as Ivy Moore, the much-valued maid of the white Austin household. To make sure that Ivy won't quit her job, Frank Austin (Carroll O'Connor) blackmails Poitier into romancing her. He eventually falls in love with Ivy for real, but not before she's discovered that he's little more than a "hired hand" in affairs of the heart. Beau Bridges costars as amiable hippie Tim Austin, the only truly likeable member of his snooty, upper-crust clan. Robert Alan Aurthur based his screenplay on an original story by star Sidney Poiter.For Love of Ivy featuring Sidney Poitier and Abbey Lincoln is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a comedy and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (764 votes) and was not well received by critics.

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#10286 Ranked in Romance Movies

#15491 Ranked in Comedy Movies

#25564 Ranked in Drama Movies

For Love of Ivy has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (764 votes) and was not well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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