About

Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail.

6.9
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Directed by

Arthur Hiller

Written by

Erich Segal (Screenplay)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Love means never having to say you're sorry

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book college cancer tragic love class differences rich man poor woman harvard university string ensemble telephone box lapsed catholic trying to get pregnant snow angel

Photos

Lists

#9 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role John Marley