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PG-13| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Sir Robert Chiltern (Jeremy Northam) is a respected government official and a loving husband. His friend, Lord Arthur Goring (Rupert Everett), is a notorious womanizer who lives a life of casual lounging, meaningless flirtations and multiple illicit affairs. But when old acquaintance Laura Cheveley (Julianne Moore) arrives in London to stir up trouble, the lives of the two men become increasingly complicated and intertwined, and their true natures are revealed.

Cast: Rupert Everett , Julianne Moore , Jeremy Northam , Cate Blanchett , Minnie Driver , John Wood , Lindsay Duncan , Peter Vaughan

Director: Oliver Parker

Genres: Romantic comedy

An Ideal Husband (1999)

Release Date: January 1st, 1999|1 hr. 36 min.

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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    What shakes the dust off this period piece is the vibrant acting. show more

  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Director- writer Oliver Parker saps much of the juice from Wilde, slows the pace and directs his actors in an inappropriately naturalistic style. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    It's a movie of uncommon eloquence and elegance, acted by a truly gifted cast. show more

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