Actor Woody Allen (1935)

Woody Allen
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Crisis in Six Scenes
Crisis in Six Scenes

Director: Aaron Sorkin
Genre: Comedy (TV Shows)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Elaine May
Elaine May
John Magaro
John Magaro
Crisis in Six Scenes is an American television miniseries written and directed by Woody Allen for Amazon Studios. Allen wrote and directed six episodes for the half-hour series, marking the first time he has done so for television. It is available exclusively on Amazon Video. The series premiered on September 30, 2016, to generally unfavorable reviews. Allen said in May 2016 that the series will consist of only one season. The deal with Allen was seen as giving Amazon a possible advantage in its competition with Netflix and television networks. The series was announced within days of Amazon ...
6.6
Fading Gigolo
Fading Gigolo

Director: John Turturro
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
John Turturro
John Turturro
Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone
Dr. Parker, a wealthy dermatologist, mentions to her patient Murray that she and a woman friend, Selima, wish to experience a ménage à trois and asks if he knows a willing man. Murray, whose used bookstore has failed, convinces his friend and former employee Fioravante to take the gig, as both are short of money. Soon, they build a thriving gigolo trade with Murray as the pimp. Murray lives with Othella and her children, one of whom gets head lice. Murray takes the boy to Avigal, the attractive widow of a Hassidic rabbi, for treatment. Murray tells her Fioravante is a massage healer who can help her and takes her to see him. Being too religiously ...
6.2
To Rome with Love
To Rome with Love

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Alison Pill
Alison Pill
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
Alessandra Mastronardi
Alessandra Mastronardi
Hayley’s Story. American tourist Hayley falls in love with and becomes engaged to Italian pro bono lawyer Michelangelo while spending a summer in Rome. Her parents, Jerry and Phyllis, fly to Italy to meet her fiancé and his parents. During the visit, Michelangelo’s mortician father Giancarlo sings in the shower and Jerry, a retired—and critically reviled—opera director, feels inspired to bring Giancarlo’s gift to the public. Jerry convinces a reluctant Giancarlo to audition in front of a room of opera bigwigs, but Giancarlo performs poorly in this setting. Michelangelo accuses Jerry of embarrassing his father and trying to use him to revive his own failed ...
6.3
Movies
Scoop
Scoop

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Fantasy (Movies)
Cast:
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
Anthony Head
Anthony Head
Charles Dance
Charles Dance
Following the memorial service for investigative reporter Joe Strombel, Strombel’s spirit finds himself on the barge of death with several others, including a young woman who believes she was poisoned by her employer, Peter Lyman. The woman tells Strombel she thinks Lyman, a handsome British aristocrat with political ambitions, may be the Tarot Card Killer, a notorious serial killer of prostitutes, and that he killed her when she stumbled onto his secret. The Tarot Card Killer left a card on each murder victim’s body. Sondra Pransky is a beautiful but awkward American journalism student on vacation in London. Pransky attends a ...
Anything Else
Anything Else

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Jason Biggs
Jason Biggs
Adrian Grenier
Adrian Grenier
Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer living in New York City, has a girlfriend, Brooke. He falls in love with Amanda and has an affair with her. Brooke finds out of Jerry’s infidelity and leaves him. Amanda leaves her own boyfriend for Jerry. Jerry turns to aging, struggling artist David Dobel (Allen, loosely based on David Panich) who acts as his mentor, which includes trying to help sort out Jerry’s romantic life. Dobel says that when he told a cab driver of all his anxieties and phobias in life, the cab driver told him, “It’s like anything else”. Dobel tries to convince Jerry that his manager is only holding him back and ...
6.3
Hollywood Ending
Hollywood Ending

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Debra Messing
Debra Messing
George Hamilton
George Hamilton
Val Waxman is a once-prestigious film director who now directs television commercials. When he is thrown off his latest effort (a deodorant commercial filmed in the frozen north of Canada), he desperately seeks a real movie project. Out of the blue, Val receives an offer to direct a big-budget blockbuster to be set in New York City. However, the offer comes from his former wife, Ellie, and her boyfriend, Hal, the studio head who stole her from Val years ago. Pushed by his agent Al Hack, Val reluctantly agrees to the project, but a psychosomatic ailment strikes him blind just before production is to begin. With Al’s encouragement and aid, Val ...
6.6
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Brian Markinson
Brian Markinson
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
In 1940, C.W. Briggs is an insurance investigator in New York City who is highly successful, owing to his many connections and ability to think like a criminal. His work does not impress Betty Ann Fitzgerald, an efficiency expert who butts heads with C.W. over his old-fashioned views. Her advice is usually followed, however, because she secretly is in a relationship with her boss, Chris Magruder, who constantly reassures her that they will be free to pursue their relationship in public once he finalizes his divorce with his wife. While attending a dinner with some employees, Voltan, a stage magician calls on Betty Ann and C.W. to be in his hypnotism ...
6.7
Small Time Crooks
Small Time Crooks

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Brian Markinson
Brian Markinson
Elaine May
Elaine May
Career criminal Ray and his cronies want to lease a closed pizzeria so they can dig a tunnel from the basement of the restaurant to a nearby bank. Ray’s wife Frenchy covers what they are doing by selling cookies in the restaurant. The robbery scheme soon proves to be a miserable failure, but, after they franchise the business, selling cookies makes them millionaires. One day Frenchy throws a big party and overhears people making fun of their poor decorating taste and lack of culture. She asks an art dealer named David to train her and Ray so they can fit in with the American upper class. Ray hates every minute of it, but Frenchy likes their new culture.
6.7
Animation
Antz
Antz

Director: Eric Darnell
Genre: Adventure (Animation)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken
Z Marion-4195, or “Z” for short, is an anxious and depressed worker ant who longs to express himself. While at a bar one night, Z falls in love with the ant colony’s princess, Bala, when she visits the bar to escape her suffocating royal life. The ant colony declares war on an encroaching termite colony and a large force of soldier ants is mobilized for an attack. To see Bala again, Z exchanges places with his soldier friend Weaver and joins the army, where he befriends staff sergeant Barbatus. Z is unaware that the army’s leader and Bala’s fiancé General Mandible is secretly sending the soldiers loyal to the Queen Ant ...
Deconstructing Harry
Deconstructing Harry

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Amy Irving
Amy Irving
Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
One night, Lucy gets a taxi to the home of author Harry Block. She has just read Harry’s latest novel. In the novel, the character Leslie is having an affair with her sister’s husband Ken. Lucy is angry because the novel is patently based on her and Harry’s own affair; as a result, everyone knows about it. Lucy pulls a gun out of her purse, saying she will kill herself. She then turns the gun on Harry and begins firing. She chases him out onto the roof. Harry insists that he has already been punished: his latest girlfriend Fay has left him for his best friend Larry. To distract Lucy, Harry tells her a story he is currently writing: a semi-autobiographical story of a ...
7.4
The Sunshine Boys
The Sunshine Boys

Director: John Erman
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Edie Falco
Edie Falco
Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
The Sunshine Boys is a 1996 American comedy television film directed by John Erman and based on the 1972 play of the same title by Neil Simon about two legendary (and cranky) comics brought together for a reunion and revival of their famous act. The film stars Woody Allen and Peter Falk as the comedy duo alongside Sarah Jessica Parker. It premiered on December 28, 1997, on Hallmark Hall of Fame on CBS. Al ...
5.8
Everyone Says I Love You
Everyone Says I Love You

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Musical (Movies)
Cast:
Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
Alan Alda
Alan Alda
Billy Crudup
Billy Crudup
Everyone Says I Love You is a 1996 American musical film written and directed by Woody Allen. It stars Allen, Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton, Drew Barrymore, Tim Roth, Goldie Hawn and Natalie Portman. Set in New York City, Venice and Paris, it features singing by actors not usually ...
Mighty Aphrodite
Mighty Aphrodite

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
Claire Bloom
Claire Bloom
David Ogden Stiers
David Ogden Stiers
The film opens on ancient Greek ruins where a chanting Greek chorus introduces and narrates the story of Lenny Weinrib. Lenny is a sportswriter in Manhattan, married to ambitious curator Amanda. The couple decide to adopt a baby, a boy they name Max. Lenny is awed by their son who, it becomes increasingly clear, is a gifted child. Lenny becomes obsessed with learning the identity of Max’s biological mother. After a long search, Lenny is disturbed to find that she is a prostitute and part-time porn star, who uses several names but confesses her birth name is Leslie Ash, and she likes “Linda” because it means “beautiful” in Spanish. ...
7.0
Don't Drink the Water
Don't Drink the Water

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
Dom DeLuise
Dom DeLuise
Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrmann
Don’t Drink the Water is a 1994 American made-for-television comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen, based on his play that premiered on Broadway in 1966. This is the second filmed version of the play, after a 1969 theatrical version starring Jackie Gleason left Allen dissatisfied. The story revolves around a family of American tourists (played by Allen, Julie Kavner, and Mayim Bialik) that gets trapped behind the Iron Curtain. Michael J. Fox plays the American ambassador’s son. An ordinary American family goes on vacation ...
6.2
Manhattan Murder Mystery
Manhattan Murder Mystery

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Detective (Movies)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Alan Alda
Alan Alda
Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
Larry Lipton and his wife Carol meet their older neighbors Paul and Lillian House in the elevator in a pleasant encounter. The following night, Lillian is found to have died of a heart attack. The Liptons are surprised by the death because she seemed so healthy and are suspicious of Paul’s cheerfulness so soon after his wife’s death. Carol starts to investigate, even inventing an excuse to visit him. An urn she finds in Paul’s apartment contradicts his story that Lillian had been buried. Larry becomes frustrated with Carol, telling her she’s “inventing a mystery”. Carol sneaks into Paul’s apartment while he’s away and finds more telling ...
Husbands and Wives
Husbands and Wives

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
Judy Davis
Judy Davis
The film is about two couples: Jack and Sally, and Gabe and Judy. The film starts when Jack and Sally arrive at Gabe and Judy’s apartment and announce their separation. Gabe is shocked, but Judy takes the news personally and is very hurt. Still confused, they go out for dinner at a Chinese restaurant. A few weeks later Sally goes to the apartment of a colleague. They plan to go out together to the opera and then to dinner. Sally asks if she can use his phone, and calls Jack. Learning from him that he has met someone, she accuses him of having had an affair during their marriage. Judy and Gabe are introduced to Jack’s new girlfriend, Sam, ...
7.5
Scenes from a Mall
Scenes from a Mall

Director: Paul Mazursky
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Bette Midler
Bette Midler
Bill Irwin
Bill Irwin
Paul Mazursky
Paul Mazursky
Scenes from a Mall is a 1991 American comedy film directed by Paul Mazursky, written by Mazursky and Roger L. Simon, and starring Bette Midler and Woody Allen. The title is a play on Ingmar Bergman’s Scenes from a Marriage, and the film itself features similar themes of marital disintegration. The film received mostly negative reviews, with critics focusing on the characters’ arbitrary and unrealistic emotional reactions, the lack of successful humor, and the overdone ...
5.4
Shadows and Fog
Shadows and Fog

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
David Ogden Stiers
David Ogden Stiers
Donald Pleasence
Donald Pleasence
Kleinman is awakened from his sleep by a vigilante mob, which claims to be looking for a serial killer and therefore to be needing his help. Kleinman’s landlady gives him a bag containing pepper. Irmy and her boyfriend Paul, a pair of circus performers, quarrel about getting married and having a baby. Paul leaves and goes to another tent where he has sex with Marie, another artist. Seeing this, Irmy runs to the city and enters a brothel. Irmy also ends up having sex with a student named Jack. Kleinman visits a coroner’s house and has a glass of sherry with him. But after he leaves, the coroner is murdered by the killer. Kleinman comes to ...
6.7
Crimes and Misdemeanors
Crimes and Misdemeanors

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Alan Alda
Alan Alda
Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
Judah, an upper-class respected family man, is having an affair with flight attendant Dolores Paley. After it becomes clear to her that Judah will not end his marriage, Dolores threatens to disclose the affair to Judah’s wife, Miriam. She is also aware of some questionable financial deals Judah made before becoming a wealthy ophthalmologist, which adds to his stress. He confides in a patient, Ben, a rabbi who is rapidly losing his eyesight. Ben advises openness and honesty between Judah and his wife, but Judah does not wish to imperil his marriage. Desperate, Judah turns to his brother, Jack, a gangster, who hires a hitman to kill Dolores. Before her corpse is discovered, Judah ...
7.9
New York Stories
New York Stories

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Nick Nolte
Nick Nolte
Giancarlo Giannini
Giancarlo Giannini
Heather McComb
Heather McComb
New York Stories is a 1989 American anthology film consisting of three segments with the central theme being New York City. The first is Life Lessons, directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Richard Price and starring Nick Nolte. The second is Life Without Zoë, directed by Francis Ford Coppola and written by Coppola with his daughter, Sofia Coppola. The last is Oedipus Wrecks, directed, written by and starring
6.4