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Oscar Wilde

Total Titles at Criticker: 37 - You've Seen 0

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The Canterville Ghost (2016)
The ghost of Eleanor Canterville is condemned to haunt her family's ancestral castle and scare away potential inhabitants. She fulfils this task ably with his faithful servant Gwilherm. But when the family Otis, fleeing Parisian life, buy the castle, Eleanor is upset because she's unable to scare these 21st century people.
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Salomé (2014)
The Biblical story of Salomé, a girl who agrees to perform the "dance of the seven veils" in return for John the Baptist's head on a silver platter. (imdb)
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The Selfish Giant (2013)
Inspired by Oscar Wilde's story of the same name, The Selfish Giant is a contemporary fable about two teenage boys who get caught up in the world of copper theft. (mubi.com)
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Wilde Salomé (2011)
Wilde Salomé is a 2011 American documentary-drama film written, directed by and starring Al Pacino. An exploration of Oscar Wilde's play Salomé, the film premiered at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. (en.wikipedia.org)
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Dorian Gray (2009)
For those who are unaware Dorian Gray is the story of a man who's soul becomes trapped inside his painted portrait. As a result, he stays young and beautiful forever, while his painted self grows old and decays. The lengths that Dorian goes to in order to keep all of this a secret lead him to murder. (imdb)
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The Picture of Dorian Gray (2006)
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" is the classic tale of vanity written by Oscar Wilde updated and adapted by Duncan Roy... (imdb)
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A Good Woman (2004)
Set in the 1930s on the beautiful shores of the Italian Riviera, A Good Woman is an elegant and witty romantic comedy based on Oscar Wilde's classic play "Lady Windermere's Fan." (Lions Gate Films)
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The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
A film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's hilarious play about two young gents living in 1890's England who have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. (Miramax)
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An Ideal Husband (1999)
An adaptation of Oscar Wilde's romantic social satire. (Miramax)
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Wilde (1997)
The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed Bosie. After legal action instigated by Bosie's father, the mad Marquess of Queensberry, Wilde refused to flee the country and was sentenced to two years at hard labour by the courts of an intolerant Victorian society. (imdb)
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The Canterville Ghost (1996)
When a teenaged girl moves to England, with her brothers and parents into the ancient Canterville Hall, she's not at all happy. Especially as there's a ghost and a mysterious re-appearing bloodstain on the hearth. She campaigns to go back home, and her dad, believing the ghost's pranks are Ginny's, is ready to send her back. But then Ginny actually meets the elusive 17th-century Sir Simon de Canterville and she sets her hand to the task of freeing Sir Simon from his curse. (imdb)
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Ballad of Reading Gaol (1993)
Oscar Wilde's famous and eloquent defence of love - made while he was being cross-examined at the trial that led to his incarceration and death - is strikingly illustrated, word by word, with Mapplethorpe-like imagery. (indiemoviesonline.com)
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Salome
In 1892, Oscar Wilde (Nickolas Grace) arrives at a high-class brothel where a surprise awaits - the brothel keeper (Stratford Johns) is staging his play "Salome," with parts played by prostitutes. (Hulu.com)
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The Canterville Ghost (1987)
A young American couple inherits an English castle, only to find that it is haunted by the spirit of a disgraced ancestor, doomed to stay on the estate because of his cowardice. The only way he can escape is if one of his descendants performs an heroic act, something he intends to get the husband to do. (imdb)
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The Importance of Being Earnest (1986)
Bachelor best friends John Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff learn that, in romance, dishonesty can be the best policy. (Amazon.com)
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Lady Windermere
Lady Windermere learns from a friend that Lord Windermere is spending a grat deal of time with a Mrs. Erlynne and fearing he is being unfaithful to her, she decides that their marriage is at an end. (Amazon.co.uk)
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Salomé (1978)
Salomé (1978) - Short Film
Pedro Almodóvar's first short, a remake of Salome (1953)
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O Caçador de Fantasma (1975)
Four years despois the success of 'The Adventures with Uncle Maneco', Flávio Migliaccio came to embody the coolest uncle in the world who does not think twice in ready with all the nephews. Migliaccio, creator of the character, the film's plot constructed from an adaptation of the short story 'The Canterville Ghost'.
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Salome (1974)
Salome (1974) - TV Movie
Oscar Wilde's 'Salome' is play based on a story from the Bible. It tells the tragic story of Salome, King Herod's stepdaughter.
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The Happy Prince (1974)
A statue of a prince sees all the bad things happening in his city. It makes friends with a swallow and together they try to help the poor and weak.
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The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973)
In late Victorian London, a beautiful young man is given a portrait of himself by an admiring artist. Soon after this he treats a young woman cruelly and then notices that his portrait seems to look meaner than it used to. Eventually he cannot endure the portrait and hides it in the attic. As the years pass, he becomes ever more unscrupulous and dissolute. His friends remark how he is as handsome as ever and never seems to age. But up in the attic his picture becomes uglier and uglier. (imdb)
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Salome (1973)
Salome (1973) - Short Film
Filmed long before his current fame as a horror novelist and filmmaker, Salome/The Forbidden re-releases two experimental films Clive Barker directed in the 1970s. While they're a departure from more familiar fare such as Hellraiser and Lord of Illusions, these films show that Barker's unique narrative sense and startling visual style were already firmly in place. (All Movie Guide)
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Josie
After leaving her husband, Josie shacks up with Ken and Leonard in a ramshackle Victorian mansion.
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The Selfish Giant (1971)
A giant, who finds children from the village playing in his beautiful garden, chases them away and builds a high wall around his estate. (BFI)
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The Secret of Dorian Gray (1970)
In contemporary London, a beautiful and rich young man, Dorian Gray, loves Sybil, an aspiring actress; thanks to her, he's momentarily less self-centered. He's also sitting for a portrait painted by his friend, Basil. When it's done, Dorian complains he'll grow old while it stays unchanged. On the same night, he slaps Sybil and sends her away, then accepts the seductive offer of a party's hostess to sleep with her. The next day, the painting looks slightly older.(imdb)
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An Ideal Husband (1969)
Sir Robert Chiltern's is accused of having exploited government secrets for his own gain early in his political career. With this revelation from Mrs. Cheveley comes the threat of blackmail and the ruin of Sir Robert's career. Yet in order to be a successful blackmailer, one's own reputation must be beyond reproach. (Amazon.co.uk)
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The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1954)
Sort of a cartoon version of "All About Eve" or people-using-people themes. It opens with a man singing the title song, accompanied by a pianist, a trumpeter and a trombonist. A flashback to the story of Fifi who leaves Waldo for Alonzo, and then leaves Alonzo for the circus owner. Back in the present it is shown that all three men are the musicians and they are almost run down by a limousine, occupied by Fifi, now a stage star. (imdb)
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The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
Jack Worthing lives in the country with his pretty ward Cecily Cardew. But in the city, he goes by the name of Earnest and is in love with Gwendolyn Fairfax (imdb)
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The Fan (1949)
Lord Windermere appears to all -including to his young wife Margaret - as the perfect husband. But their happy marriage is placed at risk when Lord Windermere starts spending his afternoons with an adventuress who is working her way through London's high society, Mrs. Erlynne. Worse, Windermere gives her big sums of money. To crown it all he asks his wife to invite the detestable woman to her own birthday party... (imdb)
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The Story of a Bad Woman (1948)
Lord Windermere appears to all - including to his young wife Margaret - as the perfect husband. But their happy marriage is placed at risk when Lord Windermere starts spending his afternoons with an adventuress who is working her way through London's high society, Mrs. Erlynne. (imdb)
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An Ideal Husband (1947)
A prominent politician is preparing to expose a financial scandal. But then a woman who has invested heavily in the shady venture threatens to uncover a damaging secret in the politician's past if he exposes the speculation as a fraud. His problem is compounded by his wife's intolerance of the slightest character flaws. (imdb)
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The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. (imdb)
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The Canterville Ghost (1944)
In the 1600s, cowardly Sir Simon of Canterville flees a duel and seeks solace in the family castle. His ashamed father seals him in the room where he is hiding and dooms him to life as a ghost until one of his descendants performs a brave deed. Simon believes he may be saved when he meets Cuffy Williams, an American kinsman stationed with a troop of soldiers at the castle in 1943. Will this blood relative save the family honor, or will his blood be as yellow as the rest of the Cantervilles? (imdb)
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Flesh and Fantasy (1943)
An anthology of three loosely connected occult tales, with ironic and romantic twists. (imdb)
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Lady Windermere
Mrs Erlynne, the mother of Lady Windermere - her daughter does not know about her - wants to be introduced in society, so that she can marry Lord Augustus Lorton. Lord Windermere, who helped her with a cheque, invites her to his wifes birthday-party, but Lady Windermere thinks, she has reason to be jealous, so she decides to leave her husband and go to Lord Darlington, who is pining for her... (imdb)
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Salome (1923)
Salome, the daughter of Herodias, seduces her step-father/uncle Herod, governor of Judea, with a salacious dance. In return, he promises her the head of the prophet John the Baptist. (imdb)
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Lady Windermere
A Lady mistakes her husband's mother for his mistress and takes a lover. (imdb)
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