The first thing to know about any of Woody Allen’s work is that he writes, directs, and stars in all of them- which means they’re autobiographical in nature. A lot of what we see on screen has come from his own life experiences, whether it’s a character or just an event.

He has made many movies that are considered to be some of the best in all of cinema.

Woody Allen is a well-known director and actor. He has made many films that have been loved by audiences all over the world, but which are his best? This list will help you find out.

He has a wide range of movies, but he’s best known for his films that are often comedies and dramas about relationships between men and women.

Best Woody Allen Movies

What makes a Woody Allen movie so good? What are the best Woody Allen movies? This guide will explore why people love his films and give you some of our favorite picks.

Midnight in Paris (2011)

Midnight in Paris is a film written, produced, and directed by Woody Allen.

The story involves Gil Pender (Owen Wilson), an American writer who lives in 1920s Paris with his fiancée Inez (Rachel McAdams).

While visiting a friend early one morning, he accidentally gets into a car driven by Adriana de Louvre (Marion Cotillard) who is going to make her way through the city at night.

The two get lost together for hours as they explore the streets of Paris while discussing their past relationships and future plans.

In Midnight in Paris (2011), Woody Allen explores the dark side of France’s most famous city.

Annie Hall (1977)

Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a screenplay he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. The film stars Diane Keaton as Annie Hall and Woody Allen as Alvy Singer.

It tells the story of their courtship and marriage, set against the backdrop of the New York City film scene in 1977.

The film is considered one of the best American movies of all time and the titular character of Annie Hall is a cultural icon.

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Annie Hall [Blu-ray]
  • Annie Hall - Blu-ray Brand New
  • Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Woody Allen (Writer)
  • English, French, Spanish (Subtitles)
  • English (Publication Language)

Manhattan (1979)

Manhattan is a 1979 American black and white film that was directed by Woody Allen. The story follows Isaac Davis, played by Allen who is an author, as he unsuccessfully attempts to overcome his writer’s block after the death of his long-time friend.

The 1979 film Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, is a drama with comedy elements that centers on the relationships between middle-aged writer Isaac Davis (played by Woody Allen), his 17 year old mistress Tracy (played by Mariel Hemmingway), and his best friend’s girl (played by longtime Allen collaborator and muse Diane Keaton). Meryll Streep also stars.

The story takes place in New York City during September of 1977.

The release of the 1979 film Manhattan featured a lot of first-time things for Woody Allen, including his first time directing a movie with an ensemble cast. Something that he would later become very well known for.

It had the perfect blend of comedy and romance to keep audiences interested. The director, Woody Allen did an amazing job with this masterpiece that became one of his most well-known films.

Manhattan Baby [Blu-ray]
  • Christopher Connelly, Laura Lenzi, Brigitta Boccoli (Actors)
  • Lucio Fulci (Director)
  • English, French, Spanish (Subtitles)
  • Spanish (Publication Language)

 

BEST WOODY ALLEN MOVIES

Who Is Woody Allen?

Woody Allen is an American screenwriter, actor, director, and comedian who was born on December 1st, 1935 in Brooklyn. He has been a major voice in the comedy world for decades.

He began his career as a stand-up comic and then transitioned to writing sketches for television shows like Saturday Night Live (SNL).

His first movie came out in 1977 called Annie Hall which he directed, wrote, and starred in with Diane Keaton. This film won four Oscars including Best Picture of the Year.

 

 

Match Point (2005)

In the film Match Point, director Woody Allen creates a vivid portrayal of an upper class society.

The film takes place in London and stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers as a rich tennis pro who falls for his boss’s daughter played by Scarlett Johansson.

Match Point is a compelling story of class and love. The movie also deals with themes such as social class, adultery, lustful desires, betrayal and greed.

The movie centers around Chris Wilton (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), a young man who comes from a privileged background with everything he could ever want or need.

He is also an up-and-coming tennis star poised to go pro on the professional circuit. When his family moves to London, he falls in love and begins an affair with Nola Rice (Scarlet Johansson), the daughter of middle-class parents that live in a much more modest neighborhood.

Match Point (2005) ( Woody Allen Summer Project ) [ Blu-Ray, Reg.A/B/C Import - Spain ]
  • Match Point (2005) ( Woody Allen Summer Project )
  • Match Point (2005)
  • Woody Allen Summer Project
  • Brian Cox, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Alexander Armstrong (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Match Point (2005) ( Woody Allen Summer Project ) (Producer)

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

Vicky Cristina Barcelona is an American-Spanish language film by Woody Allen.

It was released in 2008 and stars Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem, and Penélope Cruz as the title characters.

The film follows two young women from the United States who visit Spain for a summer where they engage in a series of relationships with locals that are complicated by their cultural differences.

The story revolves around their relationship with an artist named Juan Antonio (Bardem) and how this changes after they meet his friends during their stay in Spain.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona [Blu-ray]
  • English (Subtitle)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • Audience Rating: Unrated (Not Rated)

Blue Jasmine (2013)

Blue Jasmine is a 2013 American black comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. Cate Blanchett plays the main character, Jasmine French.

The film tells the story of a rich Manhattan socialite who suffers a nervous breakdown, and her sister’s attempt to deal with the situation.

It was met with widespread critical acclaim and was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress for Blanchett, and Best Supporting Actress for Hawkins.

It also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and garnered three more Golden Globe nominations, including Best Actress in a Motion Picture for Blanchett.

Blue Jasmine
  • Cate Blanchett, Joy Carlin, Louis C.K. (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director)
  • English, French (Subtitles)
  • Audience Rating: PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

Crimes and Misdemeanors is a 1989 American existential comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen, who stars alongside Martin Landau, Mia Farrow, Anjelica Huston and Alan Alda.

The film’s plot follows two separate stories; one humorous involving an affair with a mistress that goes wrong, the other dramatic involving a far more serious crime.

   

The film was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Director (for Allen), Best Supporting Actress (for Huston), and Best Original Screenplay.

Themes that make up the basis of Crimes and Misdemeanors and are developed throughout the film include morals, ethics, existentialism, and capital punishment. It was released theatrically on September 15, 1989, to critical acclaim.

Woody Allen: Seven Films 1986 - 1991 (Hannah and Her Sisters / Radio Days / September / Another Woman / Crimes and Misdemeanors / Alice / Shadows and Fog) [Blu-ray]
  • Woody Allen: Seven Films - 1986-1991 - 7-Disc Box Set ( Hannah and Her Sisters / Radio Days / Septem
  • Woody Allen: Seven Films - 1986-1991 - 7-Disc Box Set
  • Hannah and Her Sisters / Radio Days / September / Another Woman / Crimes and Misdemeanors / Alice /
  • Michael Caine, Mia Farrow, Maureen O'Sullivan (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Woody Allen: Seven Films - 1986-1991 - 7-Disc Box Set ( Hannah and Her...

Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

The film Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) is a comedy-drama written and directed by Woody Allen. The story focuses on three sisters who are trying to make their way through life in New York City.

In our opinion, this is one of the very best Woody Allen films of all time. Watch out for the touching scene where Michael Caine reads an E.E. Cummings poem.

The film was directed by Woody Allen, who also wrote it with Marshall Brickman. It stars Mia Farrow as Hannah, along with Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey and Dianne Wiest.”

Woody Allen: Seven Films 1986 - 1991 (Hannah and Her Sisters / Radio Days / September / Another Woman / Crimes and Misdemeanors / Alice / Shadows and Fog) [Blu-ray]
  • Woody Allen: Seven Films - 1986-1991 - 7-Disc Box Set ( Hannah and Her Sisters / Radio Days / Septem
  • Woody Allen: Seven Films - 1986-1991 - 7-Disc Box Set
  • Hannah and Her Sisters / Radio Days / September / Another Woman / Crimes and Misdemeanors / Alice /
  • Michael Caine, Mia Farrow, Maureen O'Sullivan (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Woody Allen: Seven Films - 1986-1991 - 7-Disc Box Set ( Hannah and Her...

Zelig (1983)

In 1983, director Woody Allen released the film Zelig. The movie was a satirical comedy about Leonard Zelig (played by Allen), a man who has the ability to change his appearance and personality in order to adapt himself to those around him.

The movie was filmed in black and white which gives it a vintage feel that many viewers find alluring.

This film is a narrative about the life of a man who turns out to be so insignificant and unremarkable that he can change his appearance to match any background.

The protagonist, Leonard Zelig, played by Woody Allen himself, is discovered by scientists in the 1920s. They are intrigued because they believe that Zelig’s ability may have something to do with his genetic makeup or even evolution.

The scientists use him as an experiment for their studies on how humans adapt themselves in different environments.

Zelig - Twilight Time [1983] [Blu ray]
  • Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Garrett Brown (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director)
  • Audience Rating: G (General Audience)

Love and Death (1975)

Love and Death is a 1975 comedy film by woody Allen. Set in Russia during the Napoleonic era, it stars Allen as Boris Grushenko, a cowardly intellectual who is drafted into the army after his marriage to Sonja (Diane Keaton), a beautiful but clumsy woman whose mother is a violent kleptomaniac.

The film’s title is borrowed from Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, which is referred to throughout the film.

It also includes jokes made at the expense of other Russian novelists and philosophers, particularly Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Friedrich Nietzsche. The film’s screenplay was written by Allen and Marshall Brickman.

Allen considered Love and Death his best early film, although he preferred Annie Hall in terms of quality.

In his autobiography, Allen said that Love and Death “turned out well” because “the Russian setting allowed me to do something different” with the characters’ dialogue: “I can’t think of many American comedies that have ever used philosophical dialogue as part of their humor.”

This film is often considered one of the best Woody Allen movies.

Love And Death [Blu-ray]
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  • Love and Death (1975)
  • Guerre et amour
  • Love & Death
  • Woody Allen, Diane Keaton (Actors)

The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

The Purple Rose of Cairo is a film released in 1985 that was written and directed by Woody Allen.

The film tells the story of a movie theater projectionist named Cecilia (Mia Farrow) who falls in love with the fictional character Tom Baxter (Jeff Daniels).

In the movie, Cecilia becomes frustrated with her husband because he doesn’t understand why she watches movies all day long.

One night after being particularly upset with her husband, she goes to see The Purple Rose Of Cairo at the local theater. There she meets Tom Baxter and they fall madly in love.

This is a movie about escapism, and it’s one of the most interesting films I’ve seen in a while.

The Purple Rose Of Cairo- Twilight Time [Blu-ray] [1985]
  • Jeff Daniels, Van Johnson (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director)

Radio Days (1987)

Radio Days is a 1987 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen, who also narrates.

The film blends together dramatic vignettes and fiction with documentary-style interviews with people Allen knew during his childhood in Brooklyn, New York. Allen portrays a fictionalized version of himself as a boy named “Woody,” who delivers the prologue and epilogue.

The film begins with Woody (Allen) at age six and ends in late 1949. Radio Days was filmed on location in Ozone Park, Queens; Bay Ridge, Brooklyn; and at the Coney Island beach with boardwalk, the 1939 New York World’s Fair, and other locations in New York City.

The film is set during the Golden Age of Radio when the families gather around their radios after dinner to listen to shows like “Dangerously Yours”, “The Shadow”, “Amos ‘n’ Andy”, “I Love a Mystery” and other programs. It was released forty years after Allen’s first major hit film, Take the Money and Run (1969).

Woody Allen: Seven Films 1986 - 1991 (Hannah and Her Sisters / Radio Days / September / Another Woman / Crimes and Misdemeanors / Alice / Shadows and Fog) [Blu-ray]
  • Woody Allen: Seven Films - 1986-1991 - 7-Disc Box Set ( Hannah and Her Sisters / Radio Days / Septem
  • Woody Allen: Seven Films - 1986-1991 - 7-Disc Box Set
  • Hannah and Her Sisters / Radio Days / September / Another Woman / Crimes and Misdemeanors / Alice /
  • Michael Caine, Mia Farrow, Maureen O'Sullivan (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Woody Allen: Seven Films - 1986-1991 - 7-Disc Box Set ( Hannah and Her...

Husbands and Wives (1992)

Husbands and Wives is a 1992 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen, starring Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Juliette Lewis, Liam Neeson, Judy Davis, and Elaine Stritch.

The film is about the intertwined relationships of a number of people in their forties or fifties who are married or in long-term relationships.

Gabe Roth and his wife’s relationship start to crumble when their best friends decide to split. Soon, they get involved with younger paramours, followed by smoldering jealousies and hilarious reunion.

Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 comedy-drama film directed by Woody Allen. The film focuses on David Shayne (John Cusack), a playwright who has moved to New York City from the Midwest with his pregnant girlfriend (Tracey Ullman).

When they discover that they cannot afford to live in Manhattan, they decide to move into the Hotel Alden, where star actress Helen Sinclair (Jennifer Tilly) has agreed to let her ex-husband stay in exchange for free meals.

The trouble begins when Sinclair decides to cast Shayne’s play, prompting him to hire a hitman named Cheech (Chazz Palminteri) to ensure she will not fire him.

Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway is a wild and woolly throwback to screwball comedies of the 1930s, with Palminteri as the perfect combination of schlemiel and thug.

The plot is loaded with twists and turns, but it really doesn’t matter what happens. Al you need is an excuse to see Ullman and Tilly sink their dainty teeth into some snappy dialogue.

Bullets over Broadway [Blu-ray] [1994]
  • Broadbent, Jim (Actor)
  • German (Subtitle)
  • English (Publication Language)

Deconstructing Harry (1997)

Deconstructing Harry is a 1997 comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen.

The central plot features Harry Block, a novelist who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him as a result.

The film was shot in New York City during the spring of 1996 and premiered at the Venice Film Festival that August.

A Rainy Day in New York (2019) [ Blu-Ray, Reg.A/B/C Import - Sweden ]
  • A Rainy Day in New York (2019)
  • A Rainy Day in New York (2019)
  • Jude Law, Timothée Chalamet, Elle Fanning (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - A Rainy Day in New York (2019) (Producer)
  • Swedish, Danish, Finnish (Subtitles)

Broadway Danny Rose (1984)

Woody Allen’s Broadway Danny Rose is a tribute to the schlemiels and shlimazls of the world, for whom life is a series of unending humiliations.

The title character, played by Allen himself, is an old-time agent for second-rate vaudeville acts: singers with toupees and fake British accents, ventriloquists without talent or charisma, untalented comics who think they’re funny.

Danny Rose is their champion: He believes in them when nobody else does and spends his days trying to arrange bookings for them in nightclubs that wouldn’t book a singing frog.

Allen takes an affectionate look at the losers Danny represents (the movie is narrated by one of them) and at the hustlers like himself who make up the show business fringe.

There are moments here that are as sweetly comic as anything Allen has ever done: The great black tap dancer who can only find work in clubs that don’t serve blacks and the crooner who goes on stage wearing a giant wig while his wife sits in the audience pulling on its mousy brown tail.

Broadway Danny Rose [Blu-ray]
  • Broadway Danny Rose
  • Broadway Danny Rose
  • Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Robert Greenhut (Producer)
  • English (Subtitle)

Interiors (1978)

Interiors is a 1978 American drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. Featured performers are Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt, Richard Jordan, Diane Keaton, E. G. Marshall, Geraldine Page, Maureen Stapleton, Sam Waterston, and Kristina Wayborn.

The film is noted for its special effects that allow a narrated scene to change gradually from color to black-and-white; this effect was created by fading between copies of the same shot in both formats.

It is the first complete departure from comedy for Allen and has been described as “one of his most profound and painful works,” as well as one of his most underrated.

By 1976, he had begun working on a screenplay about a family of sisters and their mother’s suicide attempt. Allen described the screenplay as “a combination of Tennessee Williams and Edward Albee”.

The script went through many drafts, taking him three years to complete.

Interiors [Blu-ray]
  • Interiors
  • Interiors
  • Geraldine Page, Sam Waterston, Kristin Griffith (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Interiors (Producer)
  • English (Subtitle)

Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)

Manhattan Murder Mystery is a 1993 mystery comedy film directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen, Diane Keaton, and Alan Alda.

Troy Patterson of The New Yorker wrote that “when the film works — which is most of the time — it’s because Allen’s humor and Keaton’s timing are in sync.”

Whatever Works (2009)

Whatever Works is a 2009 American comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen, starring Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, and Patricia Clarkson.

Whatever Works explores themes of May–December romance, generational gap and the differences between liberal and conservative worldviews.

The film received positive reviews from critics; with its general plot outline being compared to that of Allen’s 1973 film Sleeper (1973) and its screenplay to his 1979 film Manhattan (1979).

However, the film also generated some controversy due to the fact that David’s character was much older than Wood’s character.

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Whatever Works [Blu-ray]
  • Ed Begley Jr., Patricia Clarkson, Larry David (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Letty Aronson (Producer)
  • English (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

Sleeper (1973)

Sleeper is a 1973 American futuristic science fiction comedy film, directed by Woody Allen and written by Allen and Marshall Brickman.

The plot involves the adventures of the owner of a health food store (Allen) who is cryogenically frozen in 1973 and defrosted 200 years later in an ineptly led police state.

The film contains many elements which parody notable works of science fiction and was made as a tribute to comedians Groucho Marx and Bob Hope.

The film’s future society is more reminiscent of The Glass Key (1942) than of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), the most famous influence on the film.

The political leaders are corrupt and covertly aligned with an unknown alien race who have concealed themselves from public view.

Many other jokes parody notable science fiction works such as Brave New World and 2001: A Space Odyssey.

For example, the repressive government, known as “The Government” or “The System”, is deliberately reminiscent of George Orwell’s 1984, including “Big Brother” posters and rules against “unorthodox” thinking.

Much of the film satirizes the flaws inherent in social utopian projects, commenting on issues such as health care, environmentalism, sex, and censorship.

Sleeper
  • English, French, Spanish (Subtitles)
  • Audience Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Stardust Memories (1980)

Stardust Memories is a 1980 American comedy-drama film directed by Woody Allen from a screenplay he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman.

A successful director, while attending a film festival honoring his work, thinks back upon his work and past relationships.

The film’s title derives from a famous song by Hoagy Carmichael and Mitchell Parish that has been covered by many artists, notably Frank Sinatra, who recorded it for his 1959 album No One Cares and as the title track for the 1966 compilation album A Man and His Music.

The film was shot in black-and-white on location in New York City in 1979.

Stardust Memories received a lukewarm critical response and has since been re-evaluated to a degree, with some critics viewing it as one of Allen’s most underrated films. Film critic Roger Ebert called it “one of the great time bombs of American cinema”.

Stardust Memories
  • Tony Roberts, Jessica Harper, Woody Allen (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director)
  • English (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: NR (Not Rated)

Sweet and Lowdown (1999)

The film Sweet and Lowdown tells the story of Emmet Ray, a brilliant but troubled jazz guitarist who is considered one of the most influential guitarists in history.

Filmmaker Woody Allen’s first foray into directing a musical. The 1999 film stars Penn as Emmet and Samantha Morton as his love interest Hattie.

Sweet and Lowdown is a 1999 American biographical movie that tells the story of Jazz guitarist Emmet Ray who was often referred to as “the world’s greatest unknown guitar player”. The film stars Sean Penn, Samantha Morton, Anthony LaPaglia, and Jeff Daniels.

The movie follows him through his life as he struggles to find success in music while dealing with alcoholism and drug abuse.

The soundtrack features performances from some of the most famous jazz musicians around including Benny Goodman (who also performs in the movie), Django Reinhardt, Bix Beiderbecke, Gabby Pahinui among others.

It’s a tale of love, betrayal and redemption. The film tells the story of Emmet Ray, a down-on-his-luck country blues guitarist who is trying to make it in the world while suffering from tuberculosis.

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The Woody Allen Collection [Blu-ray]
  • John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director)
  • Audience Rating: NR (Not Rated)

Another Woman (1988)

Woody Allen’s Another Woman is a film that explores the experience of one woman, played by legendary actress Gena Rowlands.

The film was shot mostly on location in Manhattan and focuses on issues such as infidelity, loneliness, death, and love.

Woody Allen’s films are often about an existential crisis or searching for meaning in life.

Like all of his movies, they explore what it means to be human and what it means to live with other people who may not always understand you or want the same things out of life as you do.

Another Woman is no exception, exploring these subjects through the eyes of a character who finds herself at odds with society because she does not subscribe to its traditional values.

In Another Woman, Allen tackles the themes of feminism and misogyny.

Take the Money and Run (1969)

The movie tells the story of Virgil Starkwell (played by Allen), a bungling bank robber who is repeatedly foiled by his own ineptitude.

The film consists almost entirely of a series of unrelated gags and sight gags, strung together only tenuously by a narrative about Starkwell’s efforts to escape from prison after he learns that his cellmate is planning to kill him on release.

Virgil Starkwell (Woody Allen) is intent on becoming a notorious bank robber. Unfortunately for Virgil and his not-so-budding career, he is completely incompetent.

Presented in mockumentary format, the film features interviews with those who know Virgil best, including his wife, Louise (Janet Margolin).

Following him from his crime-obsessed youth to his law-breaking antics, the movie eventually depicts both Virgil’s jail time and his prison break, with plenty of slapstick silliness throughout.

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Take the Money and Run [Blu-ray]
  • Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Louise Lasser (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director)
  • English (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Mighty Aphrodite (1995)

Mighty Aphrodite is a 1995 American romantic comedy film written, directed by, and co-starring Woody Allen, alongside Mira Sorvino, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Rapaport, and F. Murray Abraham.

The film opens on ancient Greek ruins where a chanting Greek chorus introduces and narrates the story of Lenny Weinrib (Allen).

Lenny is a sportswriter in Manhattan, divorced from his wife Amanda (Helen Hunt) for six months.

Bananas (1971)

Bananas is a 1971 American comedy film directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen, Louise Lasser, and Carlos Montalban.

Written by Allen and Mickey Rose, the film is about a neurotic New York City man who tries to succeed in overthrowing a dictator in a small Latin American nation.

Bananas was filmed on location in New York City, California, and the Republic of Costa Rica from January to July 1971 and was released in October of that year.

Like other early Allen films, it features cinematography by Gordon Willis and a musical score by Marvin Hamlisch.

Scoop (2006)

In 2006, Woody Allen released a film entitled Scoop. The movie is about an American journalist who goes to England for a story.

She finds herself in the middle of a murder mystery and must solve it before her deadline expires.

The cast includes Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Ian McShane, and others.

It also has an underlying theme about the difference between journalism and tabloid journalism, which is still relevant today.

Scoop (2006) [ NON-USA FORMAT, Blu-Ray, Reg.B Import - Italy ]
  • Scoop (2006)
  • Scoop (2006)
  • Christopher Fulford, Mark Heap, Matt Day (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Scoop (2006) (Producer)
  • Italian (Subtitle)

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) is a comedy film that was produced in the year 2001. It was written and directed by Woody Allen and stars himself alongside Helen Hunt, Charlize Theron, Dan Aykroyd, and more.

The movie follows Allen as he becomes embroiled in a murder mystery involving an antique jade scorpion.

Briggs, an insurance investigator, hates Betty Ann Fitzgerald, a new employee at his company. Their lives change when a villainous magician hypnotizes them in order to carry out his evil plans.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)

Inspired by the book written by Dr. David Reuben, director Woody Allen tackles seven questions about sex by connecting seven not-so-connected stories.

From aphrodisiacs to sexual perversion to the mystery of the male orgasm, characters like a court jester (Woody Allen), a doctor (Gene Wilder), a queen (Lynn Redgrave), and a journalist (Heather MacRae) adventure through lab experiments and game shows, all seeking answers to common questions that many would never ask.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* But Were Afraid to Ask [Blu-ray]
  • Polish Release, cover may contain Polish text/markings. The disk has English subtitles.
  • Woody Allen, Gene Wilder, Burt Reynolds (Actor)
  • Woody Allen (Director)
  • English (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: R (Restricted)

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)

Everyone Says I Love You is a 1996 American musical comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film features an ensemble cast including Allen himself, along with Alan Alda, Christina Ricci, Goldie Hawn, Julia Roberts, Edward Norton, Tim Roth, Natalie Portman, and Gwyneth Paltrow.

The emotions of an extended upper-class family in Manhattan are followed in songs at New York, Paris, and Venice.

Various characters act, interact and sing in each city.

They include young lovers Holden and Skylar in Manhattan; Skylar’s parents, Bob and Steffi; Joe, an ex-husband of Steffi; DJ, a daughter from the marriage of Joe and Steffi; Von, a lady whom Joe meets in Venice; and a recently released prison inmate, Charles Ferry, who is inserted between them, leading to their breakup.

Cassandra’s Dream (2007)

Cassandra’s Dream is a 2007 drama film written and directed by Woody Allen, starring Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, and Tom Wilkinson. It is set in London, with scenes filmed in England and Spain.

Cassandra’s Dream stars Farrell as Terry Last, a small-time hustler struggling to build a future for himself and his family, who are living in a cramped flat in London.

His brother Arthur (McGregor) has drifted away from the family after their father walked out on them. Terry makes money by “flipping” designer clothes for resale on eBay; most of his income is sent back home to help support his mother (Celia Imrie).

One day he meets Pete St. John (Wilkinson), a wealthy but deeply troubled man who offers him a job as a stockbroker in Spain. Cassandra’s Dream was filmed on location in London and Madrid, with sets designed by Bo Welch.

It was also shot at Elstree Studios and Shepperton Studios near London.

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Cassandra's Dream (2007) [ NON-USA FORMAT, Blu-Ray, Reg.B Import - Spain ]
  • Cassandra's Dream (2007)
  • Cassandra's Dream (2007)
  • Ewan McGregor, John Benfield, Colin Farrell (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Cassandra's Dream (2007) (Producer)
  • Castilian, Catalan (Subtitles)

Café Society (2016)

Café Society is a 2016 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott, and Jeannie Berlin.

Set during the Great Depression, it follows a young Bronx native (Eisenberg) who goes to Hollywood where he falls in love with his powerful uncle’s secretary. After returning to New York he attempts to reconcile with his estranged cousin (Stewart), only to be drawn back into a life of crime.

The plot was partially inspired by Humphrey Bogart’s character Fred Dobbs in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948). It is Allen’s first film with Lionsgate Entertainment as one of its producers as well as his second film shot entirely digitally.

Café Society [Blu-ray] [2016] [Region Free]
  • Polish Release, cover may contain Polish text/markings. The disk has English audio.
  • English (Subtitle)

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

Magic in the Moonlight is a 2014 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film stars Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney, Eileen Atkins, Jacki Weaver, and Marcia Gay Harden. It was the 44th film written and directed by Woody Allen.

The plot centers on an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle.

Magic in the Moonlight [Blu-ray] [2014] [Region Free]
  • Polish Release, cover may contain Polish text/markings. The disk DOES NOT have English audio and...
  • English (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: Unrated (Not Rated)

Small Time Crooks (2000)

Small Time Crooks is a 2000 American comedy film directed by and starring Woody Allen, who co-wrote the screenplay with Marshall Brickman.

Determined to rob a local bank, a crooked couple start selling cookies as their cover-up business.

Ironically, their cookie business makes them richer instead. Will the duo quit stealing?

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Small Time Crooks (2000) [ NON-USA FORMAT, Blu-Ray, Reg.B Import - Spain ]
  • Small Time Crooks (2000)
  • Small Time Crooks (2000)
  • Tracey Ullman, Woody Allen, Carolyn Saxon (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Small Time Crooks (2000) (Producer)
  • Spanish (Subtitle)

Irrational Man (2015)

Joaquin Phoenix reteams with Woody Allen for this story of a tormented philosophy professor who becomes entangled in a murder plot.

Irrational Man is a 2015 American mystery drama film written and directed by Woody Allen, and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey, Jamie Blackley, and Ethan Phillips. The film was released on July 17, 2015, by Sony Pictures Classics in a limited release, later expanding wider.

The film received mixed reviews from critics.

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Irrational Man [Blu-ray]
  • Blu-ray
  • AC-3, Dolby, Subtitled
  • English (Audio Description), French (Subtitled), English (Subtitled)
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A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy (1982)

A wacky inventor and his wife invite two other couples for a weekend party at a romantic summer house in the 1900s countryside.

It is 1906 in upstate New York. Distinguished philosopher Leopold and his much younger fiancée, Ariel, are going to spend a weekend in the country with Leopold’s cousin Adrian, and her crackpot inventor husband Andrew.

Also on the guest list is a womanizing doctor, Maxwell, and his latest girlfriend, a free-thinking nurse, Dulcy.

Over the course of the weekend, old romances reignite, new romances develop, and everyone ends up sneaking off behind everyone else’s backs.

Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
  • Mary Steenburgen, Tony Roberts, Woody Allen (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director)
  • English (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Shadows and Fog (1991)

Shadows and Fog (1991) is a film written and directed by Woody Allen. It is one of two films that Allen made in the early 1990s shot entirely in black-and-white, the other being his previous film, New York Stories (1989).

Set in the 1920s, around the time of German Expressionist cinema, Shadows and Fog pays homage to these films, especially The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), with its deliberately stylized sets. In an interview contained on the 2003 DVD edition of the film, Allen is quoted as saying that it was his intention to create a German silent film with dialogue.

Shadows and Fog features an ensemble cast including John Malkovich, Madonna, Kathy Bates, Mia Farrow, Jodie Foster, Fred Gwynne, Julie Kavner, Donald Pleasence, Lily Tomlin and Kenneth Mars.

Shadows and Fog - Twilight Time [1991] [Blu ray]
  • Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Michael Kirby (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director)
  • Audience Rating: R (Restricted)

To Rome with Love (2012)

To Rome with Love is a 2012 magical realist romantic comedy film written, directed by, and starring Woody Allen in his first acting appearance since 2006. The film is set in Rome, Italy, and is something of a homage to the city.

The film features an ensemble cast, including Allen himself. To Rome with Love tells four unrelated stories taking place in Rome. The second story, Antonio’s, is a direct lift with some amendments to an entire Fellini film, The White Sheik (1952).

Hollywood Ending (2002)

By now, the words “Woody Allen” and “film” have acquired a kind of household familiarity. We know what to expect, and what we do not expect. We expect New York, Manhattan or Brooklyn. We expect talkative people with problems, usually romantic. We expect a certain tone of voice, a certain style of humor, an anxious but somehow comforting sensibility.

We do not expect psychological realism in the manner of Ingmar Bergman. We do not expect visual pyrotechnics in the manner of Stanley Kubrick. We do not expect formal innovation in the manner of Jean-Luc Godard. The pitch is consistent – it’s just that every year Allen plays another inning in the same ballgame.

Hollywood Ending (2002) is a film about a film director who suddenly develops psychosomatic blindness during the making of his latest movie, which is being produced by his ex-wife (Tea Leoni).

It’s a comedy about someone who can’t see, and the plot involves its blind hero’s attempts to conceal his affliction from the cast and crew – especially from her.

Hollywood Ending [Blu-ray]
  • Hollywood Ending
  • Hollywood Ending
  • Treat Williams, Téa Leoni, Bob Dorian (Actors)
  • Woody Allen (Director) - Hollywood Ending (Producer)
  • Swedish, Danish, Finnish (Subtitles)

Alice (1990)

Alice Tate, a mother of two, is smitten with Joe, a saxophone player. Later, she falls ill and consults an oriental herbalist who discovers that her problem is not related to her health.

Alice Tate (Mia Farrow) is a rich, sedated housewife who, after visiting a fortune teller, undergoes a personal transformation, becoming a successful businesswoman.

The film received positive reviews from critics. Review-aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 74% based on reviews from 32 critics.

Alice Through the Looking Glass (BD + DVD + Digital HD)
  • Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen (Actors)
  • James Bobin (Director) - Based On Characters Created By Lewis Carroll (Writer)
  • French, Spanish, English (Subtitles)
  • Audience Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Melinda and Melinda (2004)

Basing a film around an interesting premise is common enough, but Woody Allen’s Melinda and Melinda uses this device to open the film, setting up two parallel stories that follow the same character in different circumstances.

The central character is a woman named Melinda (Radha Mitchell), who unexpectedly arrives at a dinner party hosted by friends Laurel (Chloë Sevigny) and Lee (Jonny Lee Miller). Laurel is a struggling actress; Lee is a composer.

Their houseguest, Hobie (Will Ferrell), is a wealthy real estate developer, while the other guests include Sarah Jessica Parker and Amanda Peet as unhappily married couple Sybil and Ellis.

The subject of conversation before Melinda arrives is whether life is basically comic or tragic.

When she shows up to ask for help because her husband just left her for another woman, Laurel insists that it’s definitely tragic. Lee argues that it’s comic because it will ultimately turn out well for her.

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September (1987)

September is a 1987 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. It stars Mia Farrow, Sam Waterston, Michael Murphy, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Dundas, Elaine Stritch, and Lloyd Nolan.

Following an attempted suicide, Lane (Mia Farrow) retreats to her summerhouse in Vermont to rest.

However, Lane’s residence is not the peaceful haven it should be when her houseguests disrupt the healing process.

Lane struggles to deal with her obnoxious mother (Elaine Stritch), who is visiting with her stepfather (Jack Warden).

While Lane lusts after a writer (Sam Waterston) who wants her best friend (Dianne Wiest), a friendly neighbor (Denholm Elliott) carries a torch for Lane.

Anything Else (2003)

Jerry Falk (Biggs), an aspiring writer living in New York City, has a girlfriend, Brooke (Strickland).

He falls in love with Amanda (Ricci) 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”.

Anything Else [ Blu-Ray, Reg.A/B/C Import - Germany ]
  • Anything Else (Blu-Ray)
  • Anything Else
  • Allen, Woody, Biggs, Jason (Actors)
  • Allen, Woody (Author)
  • German (Subtitle)

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger is a 2010 English-language Spanish–American co-production comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It features Anthony Hopkins Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Freida Pinto, Gemma Jones, Lucy Punch, and Naomi Watts.

The story follows two married couples who are at crossroads in their respective relationships. The drifting tendencies of each one of them lead to a major shift in their lives.

Conocerás Al Hombre De Tus Sueños (You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger) (2010) (Blu Ray) (Non Us Format) (Region 2) (Import)
  • Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts, Freida Pinto, Antonio Banderas (Actor)
  • Woody Allen (Director)
  • German, Catalan, German (Subtitles)
  • Audience Rating: Unrated (Not Rated)

Celebrity (1998)

Lee Simon (Kenneth Branagh) is an unsuccessful novelist turned travel writer who immerses himself in celebrity journalism following a midlife crisis and subsequent divorce from his insecure wife, Robin (Judy Davis), a former English teacher, after sixteen years of marriage.

Celebrity
  • German (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: Unrated (Not Rated)

Don’t Drink the Water (1994)

Don’t Drink the Water is a 1994 American made-for-television comedy film directed by Woody Allen, who also stars alongside Michael J. Fox, Mayim Bialik, Julie Kavner, and John Shea.

The plot concerns an American family visiting the Iron Curtain country of Michalovia.

When they accidentally photograph a top-secret missile installation their plane is fired upon as they attempt to leave the country.

Don’t Drink the Water is a remake of the 1966 television series of the same name written by Allen for ABC Stage 67. The original cast included Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, and Estelle Parsons, who all played different roles than in the 1994 film.

In the original TV version, set during the Cold War, an American family from New Jersey visits East Berlin and is trapped behind the Berlin Wall.

In Allen’s new version it was East Berlin that was changed to an unnamed Eastern European country called “Michalovia”, with Soviet-era communists being replaced by post-Soviet era communists.

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Don't Drink the Water [Blu-ray]
  • Jackie Gleason, Estelle Parsons, Joan Delaney (Actors)
  • Audience Rating: G (General Audience)

Wonder Wheel (2017)

The Wonder Wheel is an American period drama movie directed and written by Woody Allen.

The plot of the movie revolves around a 1950’s Coney Island lifeguard who is suffering from an existential crisis, his young wife, and a story of infidelity.

A lot of the film’s story is centered around Ginny, her husband Mickey and her lover Humpty.

WONDER WHEEL - MOVIE [Blu-ray] [2017]
  • Allen, Woody (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

What’s Up, Tiger Lily? (1966)

The only Woody Allen film to be produced by the legendary B-movie studio American International, What’s Up, Tiger Lily? (1966) is a spoof of Japanese spy movies.

As the original Japanese dialogue was replaced with English, it is essentially a dubbing of a foreign film with new voices and dialogue.

The screenplay was written by Allen and Mickey Rose in 1964, but it took two years to produce.

The story follows secret agent Phil Moskowitz (played by Tatsuya Mihashi) on his quest to recover the top-secret egg salad recipe from terrorists. After a series of strange events, he finds himself in love with Suki Yaki (Mie Hama).

For two hours and four minutes, viewers are taken on an outrageous adventure including car chases, gun battles, and the occasional musical number.

What’s Up, Tiger Lily? has been critically praised for its creative editing and its ability to mock stereotypes of Asian culture.

Critics have also praised Allen for his subversive humor in making a comedy that satirizes spy movies despite being made at the height of their popularity. This film is often cited as an early example of postmodernism in cinema.

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