• The Ruling Class (1972)

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Release Date: September 6th, 2002

DVD Release Date: October 30th, 2001

PG|2 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
When the Earl of Gurney (Harry Andrews) dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack (Peter O'Toole), inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances across the estate and thinks he is Jesus reincarnated. Believing that Jack is mentally unfit to own the estate, the Gurney family plots to steal Jack's inheritance. As their outrageous schemes fail, the family strives to cure Jack of his bizarre behavior, with disastrous results.

Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Harry Andrews, Arthur Lowe, Coral Browne, Michael Bryant, Nigel Green, William Mervyn

Director: Peter Medak

Genres: Comedy

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