The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

"They don't come any wilder than Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners, morals and morality!"
  • NR
  • 1952
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 7.5  (5,158)

Whether you're a fan of Oscar Wilde's classic play or just love comedy, this fairly faithful adaptation is sure to prove hilarious! Set in England during the late 1800s the story revolves around two women inexplicably enamored with the name Ernest and the two men who decide to take the name for different reasons. Catching the eyes of the fair ladies however is not all there is to this as there is also the formidable, social climbing and moral Lady Bracknell to contend with. Mix-ups and high comedy ensue as everyone finds the importance of being both Ernest and earnest.

The Importance of Being Earnest
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Whether you're a fan of Oscar Wilde's classic play or just love comedy, this fairly faithful adaptation is sure to prove hilarious! Set in England during the late 1800s the story revolves around two women inexplicably enamored with the name Ernest and the two men who decide to take the name for different reasons. Catching the eyes of the fair ladies however is not all there is to this as there is also the formidable, social climbing and moral Lady Bracknell to contend with. Mix-ups and high comedy ensue as everyone finds the importance of being both Ernest and earnest.

The Importance of Being Earnest is a 1952 romance movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5.

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  • Release Date
    1952
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 35 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (5,158)