AFI Top 100

AFI Top 100: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Katharine Hepburn utters the title line about halfway through the movie when breaking the news to her husband (Spencer Tracy, in his last film appearance) that their daughter’s African-American fiancé’s parents are coming to dinner. The daughter (Katharine Houghton, Hepburn’s real-life niece) says it again, to the black maid, Tilly, to announce Monsignor Ryan is … Continue reading