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An Ideal Husband (I) (1999)

PG-13
97 min | Comedy, Romance

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord ...See moreSir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle philanderer and the despair of his father. Goring knows the lady of old, and, for him, takes the whole thing pretty seriously. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26} See less
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Oscar Wilde (play) | Oliver Parker (screenplay)
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$ 14,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 198,802
Gross (USA)
$ 18,535,191
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Jun 30, 1999 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Peter Vaughan
Phipps Phipps   See fewer
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Rupert Everett
Lord Arthur Goring Lord Arthur Goring   See fewer
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Miss Mabel Chiltern Miss Mabel Chiltern   See fewer
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Cate Blanchett
Lady Gertrude Chiltern Lady Gertrude Chiltern   See fewer
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Ben Pullen
Tommy Trafford Tommy Trafford   See fewer
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Marsha Fitzalan
Countess Countess   See fewer
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Julianne Moore
Mrs. Laura Cheveley Mrs. Laura Cheveley   See fewer
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Lindsay Duncan
Lady Markby Lady Markby   See fewer
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John Wood
Lord Caversham Lord Caversham   See fewer
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Sir Robert Chiltern Sir Robert Chiltern   See fewer
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Nickolas Grace
Vicomte de Nanjac Vicomte de Nanjac   See fewer
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Simon Russell Beale
Sir Edward Sir Edward   See fewer
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Anna Patrick
Miss Danvers Miss Danvers   See fewer
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Delia Lindsay
Lady Basildon Lady Basildon   See fewer
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Denise Stephenson
Gwendolen Gwendolen   See fewer
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Nancy Carroll
Cecily Cecily   See fewer
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Andy Harrison
Algernon Algernon   See fewer
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Jill Balcon
Lady Bracknell Lady Bracknell   See fewer
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Janet Henfrey
Miss Prism Miss Prism   See fewer
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Toby Robertson
Canon Chasuble Canon Chasuble   See fewer
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Michael Culkin
Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde   See fewer
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Bunbury Bunbury   See fewer
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Doug Bradley
Brackpool (as Douglas Bradley) Brackpool (as Douglas Bradley)   See fewer
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Stephen May
Burlington Burlington   See fewer
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Jeroen Krabbé
Baron Arnheim Baron Arnheim   See fewer
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Susannah Wise
Young Mother Young Mother   See fewer
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Peter Parker
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Oliver Ford Davies
Sir Hugo Danforth Sir Hugo Danforth   See fewer
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Neil Mendoza
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John Thompson
The Speaker The Speaker   See fewer
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Clayton Duddy
Telegraph boy Telegraph boy   See fewer
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Socialite (uncredited) Socialite (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 14,015 votes