Overview

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 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.

  1. Oliver Parker

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett

    Lady Gertrude Chiltern

  2. Minnie Driver

    Minnie Driver

    Miss Mabel Chiltern

  3. Rupert Everett

    Rupert Everett

    Lord Arthur Goring

  4. Julianne Moore

    Julianne Moore

    Mrs. Laura Cheveley

  5. Jeremy Northam

    Jeremy Northam

    Sir Robert Chiltern

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An Ideal Husband
An Ideal Husband

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 15, 1999
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $14,000,000.00

Revenue $18,535,191.00

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