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The Importance of Being Earnest

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Comedy Drama 
19521h 35mOn: The Criterion Channel 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, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (5,022 votes) and was well received by critics.

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

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

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#5,846 Ranked Movie

#470 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#1050 Ranked in Adaptation Movies

#1417 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Importance of Being Earnest has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (5,022 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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