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Comedy Drama Rated: 7+ (PG)19722h 34mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Tags: Religion Doctor Dark Comedy Country: United Kingdom

When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, 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.The Ruling Class featuring Peter O'Toole and Alastair Sim is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming with subscription on Shout! Factory TV (Via Prime Video). It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (5,779 votes) and was well received by critics.

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#2,444 Ranked Movie

#5 Ranked in Movies on Shout Factory TV

#31 Ranked in Dark Comedy Movies

#94 Ranked in Cult Movies

The Ruling Class has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (5,779 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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