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Drama Romance 19592h 5mOn: Free Services 

Lora Meredith, a white widow who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson, a black single mother. Annie becomes the caretaker of Lora's daughter, Susie, while Lora pursues her stage career. Both women deal with the difficulties of motherhood: Lora's thirst for fame threatens her relationship with Susie, while Annie's light-skinned daughter, Sarah Jane, struggles with her African-American identity.Imitation of Life featuring Lana Turner and John Gavin is free on Peacock, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's a drama and romance movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 81% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (14,331 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Peacock).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#2,020 Ranked Movie

#438 Ranked in Romance Movies

#1392 Ranked in Drama Movies

Imitation of Life has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 81% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (14,331 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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