Loving Movie

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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.

Who's Involved:

Ged Doherty, Michael Shannon, Colin Firth, Nick Kroll, Joel Edgerton, Marc Turtletaub, Jeff Nichols, Ruth Negga, Bill Camp, Peter Saraf, Sarah Green

Release Date:

Friday, November 4, 2016 (Limited)
Friday, November 11, 2016 (Nationwide)

thematic elements

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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.

modified plot formulation from focusfeatures.com

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Who stars in Loving: Cast List

... Richard

"The Green Knight" , "The Great Gatsby"  

... Mildred Loving

"Ad Astra" , "Passing"  

"Knives Out" , "Mud"  

"The Addams Family 2 " , "The Addams Family"  

"The Sound of Freedom" , "Joker"  

Who's making Loving: Crew List

A look at the Loving behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jeff Nichols last directed Midnight Special and Mud. The film's writer Jeff Nichols last wrote Goat and Midnight Special.


Jeff Nichols


Ged Doherty
Colin Firth
Sarah Green
Peter Saraf
Marc Turtletaub

Production Companies

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Production: What we know about Loving?

Key Facts

  1. Inspired by Nancy Buirski’s Emmy Award-winning documentary, The Loving Story.
  2. Based on the historic Loving v. Virginia case.

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2016: The film was in Completed status.

Loving Release Date: When was the film released?

Loving was released in 2016 on Friday, November 4, 2016 (Limited release). There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Doctor Strange, Trolls and Hacksaw Ridge.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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