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The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

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97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.
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Oscar Wilde (play "The Importance of Being Earnest") | Oliver Parker (screenplay)
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$ 15,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 500,447
Gross (USA)
$ 8,384,929
Gross (World)
$ 18,009,625
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Release date
Jun 21, 2002 (United States)

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6.9 / 10 | 20,678 votes