Love Story (1970)

Love Story (1970)

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Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, this classic 1970s romance stars Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal (both nominated for an Oscar) as a couple who defy their different upbringings for the sake of love. But when tragedy strikes, it shakes their relationship to the core.

1970Rating: PG, Coarse language99 minsUSA
Arthur Hiller ('The Hospital', 'See No Evil, Hear No Evil', 'The In-Laws')
Erich Segal
Ali MacGrawRyan O'NealJohn MarleyRay Milland

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Love Story (1970) | Awards

Award Winner
Best Original Score, 1971 Academy Awards; Best Motion Picture - Drama, Director, Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (MacGraw), Screenplay, Original Score, 1971 Golden Globes

Love Story (1970) | Reviews

68%28 reviews

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

The interesting thing is that Hiller has saved the movie without substantially changing anything in the book.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

Love Story is actually better than Segal's previously released best-seller (written from his screenplay in order to promote the film). But then that's not saying much.

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Love Story (1970) | Release Details

Love Story (1970) is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV.