Love with the Proper Stranger
Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)

Taken for granted by her Italian family, New Yorker Natalie Wood seeks solace in the arms of irresponsible jazz musician Steve McQueen. She becomes pregnant, but doesn't expect McQueen to marry her; all she wants is enough money to pay… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1963
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Exemplifies the lacerating realism that cinema had just barely invented.

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Emanuel Levy

Well actted by Steve McQueen and Natalie Wood

Emanuel Levy

Co-starring with the charismatic Steve McQueen, Natalie Wood received a second Oscar nomination for this well acted melodrama about pregnancy out of the wedlock

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Underrated romantic drama, with rich NYC atmosphere and a trenchant look at sexual mores.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
Now this is a good bit of acting. The addressing of the abortion issue is very telling for its era. It is likely that this type of drama paved the way for film… More