For Love of Ivy
For Love of Ivy (1968)

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… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: March 13, 2001
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's an equal opportunity offender: supporting both white and black bourgeois dreams.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Poitier's always a pleasure to watch, even when the story surrounding him isn't exactly captivating.

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Emanuel Levy

This mediocre comedy, starring Poitier, became better known for its Oscar nominated song.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Poitier love story has not aged well.

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