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The Ruling Class

1972 Rated R 2hr 34m

After a House of Lords member dies during a bizarre cross-dressing ritual, his nutty son, Jack (Peter O'Toole) -- who thinks he's Jesus Christ -- is bequeathed the family estate. As a result, his family members must scheme to steal back Jack's inheritance. This 1972 cult comedy, in all its murder and mayhem glory, takes a swipe at every swath of class-obsessed British society. Arthur Lowe shines as Jack's lucky servant, Tucker.

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Movie Details

Awards
1973 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
1973 Academy Award®
Ratings
R
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.77:1

Subtitles

None

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary featuring Peter O'Toole, Peter Medak, and writer Peter Barnes; trailer; Peter Medak's home movies, shot on the set.