Celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), whose civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went all the way to the Supreme Court.
U.S. Release DateLoving release date was Friday, November 4, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release.
Friday, November 11, 2016. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for thematic elements
Follows an interracial married couple jailed for their union in 1958 Virginia. The pair fought back against the laws that made their marriage punishable, leading to a landmark Supreme Court case that eventually reversed all restrictions on marriage based on race.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on the historic Loving v. Virginia case.
- Inspired by Nancy Buirski’s Emmy Award-winning documentary, The Loving Story.