An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband

"He just doesn't know it yet."
  • PG-13
  • 1999
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.8  (15,136)
  • 67

Based on the play the Ideal Husband written by Oscar Wilde, the movie has cast that includes Julianne Moore, Minnie Driver and Cate Blancett. The leading role is played by Jeremy Northam as Sir Robert Chiltren. The film is directed by Oliver Parker. The film is PG-13 with a run time of 1 hour and 36 minutes. A successful government minister, with a loving well-off wife is confronted by damning evidence when an unsuspecting guest shows up in London. Information from a letter is leaked that could destroy the family. Suspicion is aroused and he could be accused of being a cheat and a liar. He is later blackmailed by the visitor to London. Sir Robert Chiltern then turns to a friend for help. The film takes place in a society that has social inhibitions and is bound by inflexible rules. This movie is packed with bribery and romance. Julianne Moore was nominated as best supporting actor for her role in the film by Chicago film critics.

An Ideal Husband
An Ideal Husband
An Ideal Husband

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Based on the play the Ideal Husband written by Oscar Wilde, the movie has cast that includes Julianne Moore, Minnie Driver and Cate Blancett. The leading role is played by Jeremy Northam as Sir Robert Chiltren. The film is directed by Oliver Parker. The film is PG-13 with a run time of 1 hour and 36 minutes. A successful government minister, with a loving well-off wife is confronted by damning evidence when an unsuspecting guest shows up in London. Information from a letter is leaked that could destroy the family. Suspicion is aroused and he could be accused of being a cheat and a liar. He is later blackmailed by the visitor to London. Sir Robert Chiltern then turns to a friend for help.

The film takes place in a society that has social inhibitions and is bound by inflexible rules. This movie is packed with bribery and romance.

Julianne Moore was nominated as best supporting actor for her role in the film by Chicago film critics.

An Ideal Husband is a 1999 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 67.

An Ideal Husband is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Amazon and Google Play. Some platforms allow you to rent An Ideal Husband for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1999
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (15,136)
  • Metascore
    67