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The Best Movies Directed by Woody Allen

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List of all movies directed by Woody Allen ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Woody Allen are listed here and include movie posters and Woody Allen movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Woody Allen as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Woody Allen movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Woody Allen film is can be factored into this list.

From Woody Allen's studio films to Woody Allen's independent films, this Woody Allen filmography keeps tabs on all Woody Allen movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Examples include Annie Hall and Midnight in Paris.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Woody Allen direct?” or “who is Woody Allen?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Woody Allen?” and “what's a good selection of good Woody Allen movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Woody Allen films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Woody Allen works.

All Woody Allen director credits are included. This list of every movie that Woody Allen has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Woody Allen movie is and which actors starred in the Woody Allen film.

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  • 1
    Hannah and Her Sisters
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    Hannah and Her Sisters

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen

    Released1986

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Manhattan
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    25

    Manhattan

    Meryl Streep, Woody Allen

    Released1979

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Manhattan is a 1979 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Woody Allen and produced... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Annie Hall
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    Annie Hall

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

    Released1977

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen. Neurotic New York... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Crimes and Misdemeanors
    67
    18

    Crimes and Misdemeanors

    Woody Allen, Daryl Hannah

    Released1989

    Directed byWoody Allen

    This film is a 1989 existential drama written, directed by and co-starring Woody Allen,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Whatever Works
    59
    19

    Whatever Works

    Evan Rachel Wood, Henry Cavill

    Released2009

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Whatever Works is a 2009 American comedy film directed and written by Woody Allen, starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Midnight in Paris
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    36

    Midnight in Paris

    Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard

    Released2011

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Midnight in Paris is an American 2011 romantic comedy fantasy film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Purple Rose of Cairo
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    21

    The Purple Rose of Cairo

    Viggo Mortensen, Mia Farrow

    Released1985

    Directed byWoody Allen

    The Purple Rose of Cairo is a 1985 American romantic fantasy comedy film written and directed... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Blue Jasmine
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    31

    Blue Jasmine

    Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin

    Released2013

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Blue Jasmine is a 2013 American dark comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Love and Death
    48
    17

    Love and Death

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

    Released1975

    Directed byWoody Allen

    This film is a 1975 comedy film by Woody Allen. It is a satire on Russian literature starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Match Point
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    Match Point

    Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2005

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Match Point is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Woody Allen which stars Jonathan Rhys... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Husbands and Wives
    43
    13

    Husbands and Wives

    Liam Neeson, Woody Allen

    Released1992

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Husbands and Wives is a 1992 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Interiors
    69
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    Interiors

    Diane Keaton, Sam Waterston

    Released1978

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Interiors is a 1978 drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. Featured performers are... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Radio Days
    47
    17

    Radio Days

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

    Released1987

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Radio Days is a 1987 comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film looks back on... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    52
    23

    Vicky Cristina Barcelona

    Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz

    Released2008

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Vicky Cristina Barcelona is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Broadway Danny Rose
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    Broadway Danny Rose

    Woody Allen, Mia Farrow

    Released1984

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Broadway Danny Rose is a 1984 American black-and-white comedy film written, directed by and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Deconstructing Harry
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    Deconstructing Harry

    Demi Moore, Jennifer Garner

    Released1997

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Deconstructing Harry is a comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen and released in... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Alice
    48
    35

    Alice

    Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson

    Released1990

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Alice is a 1990 American romantic fantasy film written and directed by Woody Allen and... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Zelig
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    Zelig

    Woody Allen, Mia Farrow

    Released1983

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Zelig is a 1983 American mockumentary film written and directed by Woody Allen and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    New York Stories
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    37

    New York Stories

    Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen

    Released1989

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese

    New York Stories is a 1989 anthology film; it consists of three shorts with the central theme... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Sleeper
    43
    38

    Sleeper

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

    Released1973

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Sleeper is a 1973 futuristic comic science fiction film, written by Woody Allen and Marshall... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Bullets over Broadway
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    Bullets over Broadway

    Jennifer Tilly, Mary-Louise Parker

    Released1994

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 American comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    September
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    September

    Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest

    Released1987

    Directed byWoody Allen

    September is a 1987 film written and directed by Woody Allen. Allen's intention for September... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Manhattan Murder Mystery
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    Manhattan Murder Mystery

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

    Released1993

    Directed byWoody Allen

    This film is a comedy mystery film, directed by and starring Woody Allen and written by Woody... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Cafe Society
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    Cafe Society

    Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Café Society is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)

    Released1972

    Directed byWoody Allen

    This film is a comedy film that is Woody Allen's fourth film as director. It consists of a... more on Wikipedia