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The Importance of Being Earnest

Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...

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Released: May 17th, 2002
Budget: N/A
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Rating: PG
Runtime: 94 Minutes
Genres: Comedy / Drama / Romance
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The Importance of Being Earnest Main Cast

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Rupert Everett
Rupert Everett
plays Algernon 'Algy' Moncrieff
Colin Firth
Colin Firth
plays John 'Jack' Worthing
Frances O'Connor
Frances O'Connor
plays Gwendolen Fairfax
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
plays Cecily Cardew
Judi Dench
Judi Dench
plays Lady Augusta Bracknell
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • The scenes where Rupert Everett slaps Colin Firth on his rear end and where Everett kisses Firth's cheek were ad libs. Director Oliver Parker thought Firth's stunned reaction was so humorous he decided to leave them in.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): During the song "Lady Come Down" Jack leans against a pillar at the foot of the stairs with one leg crossed in front of the other. The leg that is in front changes from left to right, and back to left again as the camera angle changes.
  • Actress Finty Williams, who plays Lady Bracknell as a young dancer, is the daughter of Dame Judi Dench, who plays the older Lady Bracknell.
  • The premiere Broadway production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" opened at the Lyceum Theater (New York City) on April 22, 1895, ran for 12 performances and has been revived in New York City eight times since as of 2010.
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