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The Importance of Being Earnest

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Comedy Romance 19521h 35mOn: The Criterion Channel Hoopla Tags: Adaptation Country: United Kingdom

Algernon Moncrieff is surprised to discover that his affluent friend -- whom he knows as "Ernest" -- is actually named Jack Worthing. Jack fabricated his alter ego in order to escape his country estate where he takes care of his charge, Cecily Cardew. Cecily believes that Ernest is Jack's wayward brother and is keen on his raffish lifestyle. Algernon, seeing an opportunity, assumes Ernest's identity and sneaks off to woo Cecily.The Importance of Being Earnest featuring Michael Redgrave and Michael Denison is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's a comedy and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (5,312 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Hoopla).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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#13,258 Ranked Movie

#775 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#2014 Ranked in Adaptation Movies

#3282 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Importance of Being Earnest has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (5,312 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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