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The Best Movies Directed by Woody Allen 

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Updated September 24, 2019 2.8k votes 264 voters 18.7k views 52 items

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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Scarlett Johansson and Leonardo DiCaprio are among the many great actors who have worked on a Woody Allen movie. Do you love films directed by Woody Allen? Check out our lists of the best movies by David Cronenberg and Spike Lee as well.

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Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Sigourney Weaver

Released: 1977

Directed by: Woody Allen

Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen. Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer (Allen) falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall (Diane Keaton).

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Meryl Streep, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

Released: 1979

Directed by: Woody Allen

Manhattan is a 1979 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Woody Allen and produced by Charles H. Joffe. The screenplay was written by Allen and Marshall Brickman. Allen co-stars as a ...more

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1986

Directed by: Woody Allen

Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The ...more

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Woody Allen, Daryl Hannah, Mia Farrow

Released: 1989

Directed by: Woody Allen

This film is a 1989 existential drama written, directed by and co-starring Woody Allen, alongside Martin Landau, Mia Farrow, Anjelica Huston, Jerry Orbach, Alan Alda, Sam Waterston and Joanna ...more

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Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston

Released: 2011

Directed by: Woody Allen

Midnight in Paris is an American 2011 romantic comedy fantasy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Set in Paris, the film follows Gil Pender, a screenwriter, who is forced to confront the ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K.

Released: 2013

Directed by: Woody Allen

Blue Jasmine is a 2013 American dark comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It tells the story of a rich Manhattan socialite who falls into hard times and has to move in to her ...more

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Viggo Mortensen, Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels

Released: 1985

Directed by: Woody Allen

The Purple Rose of Cairo is a 1985 American romantic fantasy comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Inspired by Sherlock, Jr., Hellzapoppin', and Pirandello's Six Characters in Search ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer

Released: 2005

Directed by: Woody Allen

Match Point is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Woody Allen which stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Scarlett Johansson, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode, Brian Cox, and Penelope Wilton. Rhys ...more

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Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Caitlin O'Heaney

Released: 1983

Directed by: Woody Allen

Zelig is a 1983 American mockumentary film written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen and Mia Farrow. Allen plays Leonard Zelig, a nondescript enigma who, out of his desire to fit in ...more

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Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jessica Harper

Released: 1975

Directed by: Woody Allen

This film is a 1975 comedy film by Woody Allen. It is a satire on Russian literature starring Allen and Diane Keaton as Boris and Sonja, Russians living during the Napoleonic Era who engage in ...more

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Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mia Farrow

Released: 1987

Directed by: Woody Allen

Radio Days is a 1987 comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film looks back on an American family's life during the Golden Age of Radio using both music and memories to tell the

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Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem

Released: 2008

Directed by: Woody Allen

Vicky Cristina Barcelona is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The plot centers on two American women, Vicky and Cristina, who spend a summer in Barcelona ...more

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Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Milton Berle

Released: 1984

Directed by: Woody Allen

Broadway Danny Rose is a 1984 American black-and-white comedy film written, directed by and starring Woody Allen. It was screened out of competition at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.

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Liam Neeson, Woody Allen, Juliette Lewis

Released: 1992

Directed by: Woody Allen

Husbands and Wives is a 1992 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film stars Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis, Juliette Lewis, and Liam Neeson. It was ...more

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Jennifer Tilly, Mary-Louise Parker, John Cusack

Released: 1994

Directed by: Woody Allen

Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 American comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz ...more

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Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Anjelica Huston

Released: 1993

Directed by: Woody Allen

This film is a comedy mystery film, directed by and starring Woody Allen and written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman.

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Demi Moore, Jennifer Garner, Robin Williams

Released: 1997

Directed by: Woody Allen

Deconstructing Harry is a comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen and released in 1997. This film tells the story of a successful writer named Harry Block, played by Allen, who draws ...more

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Woody Allen, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti

Released: 1995

Directed by: Woody Allen

Mighty Aphrodite is a 1995 romantic comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. The screenplay was inspired by the story of Pygmalion. Allen co-stars with Mira Sorvino, who received the ...more

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Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

Released: 1973

Directed by: Woody Allen

Sleeper is a 1973 futuristic comic science fiction film, written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman, and directed by Allen. The plot involves the adventures of the owner of a health food store ...more

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Uma Thurman, Sean Penn, Woody Allen

Released: 1999

Directed by: Woody Allen

Sweet and Lowdown is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film tells the story, set in the 1930s, of a fictional jazz guitarist named Emmet Ray who regards ...more
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Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling

Released: 1980

Directed by: Woody Allen

Stardust Memories is a 1980 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen and starring himself, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault and Sharon Stone in ...more

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Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Lonny Chapman

Released: 1969

Directed by: Woody Allen

Take the Money and Run is a 1969 American comedic mockumentary directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen and Janet Margolin. Written by Allen and Mickey Rose, the film chronicles the life of ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Woody Allen, Danny DeVito

Released: 1971

Directed by: Woody Allen

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 bumbling New Yorker ...more

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Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Mary Steenburgen

Released: 1982

Directed by: Woody Allen

This film is a 1982 comedy film written, directed by and starring Woody Allen. The plot is loosely based on Ingmar Bergman's Smiles of a Summer Night. This was the first of 13 movies that Allen ...more

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Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore

Released: 1996

Directed by: Woody Allen

Everyone Says I Love You is a 1996 American musical comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen, who also stars alongside Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton, Drew Barrymore, Gaby ...more

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