Film 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.

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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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Annie Hall Woody Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Walken Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy directed by Woody Allen from a screenplay he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. Produced by Allen's manager, Charles H. Joffe, the film stars Allen as ...more

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Manhattan Meryl Streep, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton 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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Hannah and Her Sisters Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen, Carrie Fisher 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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Crimes and Misdemeanors Woody Allen, Daryl Hannah, Mia Farrow Crimes and Misdemeanors 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 ...more

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Midnight in Paris Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston 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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Blue Jasmine Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K. 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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The Purple Rose of Cairo Viggo Mortensen, Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels 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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Match Point Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer 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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Broadway Danny Rose Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Milton Berle 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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Love and Death Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jessica Harper Love and Death 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 ...more

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Bullets over Broadway Jennifer Tilly, Mary-Louise Parker, John Cusack Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 American crime-comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, ...more

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Deconstructing Harry Demi Moore, Jennifer Garner, Robin Williams 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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Zelig Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Caitlin O'Heaney 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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Vicky Cristina Barcelona Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem 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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Radio Days Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mia Farrow 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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Mighty Aphrodite Woody Allen, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti 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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Sweet and Lowdown Uma Thurman, Sean Penn, 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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Husbands and Wives Liam Neeson, Woody Allen, Juliette Lewis 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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Manhattan Murder Mystery Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Anjelica Huston Manhattan Murder Mystery is a comedy murder mystery film, directed by and starring Woody Allen and written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman.

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Magic in the Moonlight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Woody Allen
santiago-de-orellana added Magic in the Moonlight Emma Stone, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden 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, Marcia Gay Harden, Jacki Weaver, ...more

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Stardust Memories Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling 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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Sleeper Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck 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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Take the Money and Run Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Lonny Chapman 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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Everyone Says I Love You Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore Everyone Says I Love You is a 1996 American musical comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen, who also stars in the film, alongside Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton, Drew ...more

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Cafe Society is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Woody Allen
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Wonder Wheel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Woody Allen
ChloeFletcher added Wonder Wheel Kate Winslet, Jim Belushi, Juno Temple Wonder Wheel is a 2017 American drama-thriller film directed by Woody Allen. On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard (Justin Timberlake) tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator (Jim ...more

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Bananas Sylvester Stallone, Woody Allen, Danny DeVito 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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A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Mary Steenburgen A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy is a 1982 sex 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 ...more

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Whatever Works Evan Rachel Wood, Henry Cavill, Larry David Whatever Works is a 2009 American comedy film directed and written by Woody Allen, starring Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley, Jr., Michael McKean, and Henry Cavill.

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The Curse of the Jade Scorpion Charlize Theron, Woody Allen, Helen Hunt The Curse of the Jade Scorpion is a 2001 crime comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Woody Allen. The cast also features Helen Hunt, Dan Aykroyd, Elizabeth Berkley, John Schuck, ...more

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Another Woman Gene Hackman, Mia Farrow, Ian Holm Another Woman is a 1988 American film written and directed by Woody Allen. The drama stars Gena Rowlands as a philosophy professor who accidentally overhears the private analysis of a stranger ...more

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) Woody Allen, Burt Reynolds, Gene Wilder Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) is a comedy film that is Woody Allen's fourth film as director. It consists of a series of short sequences loosely ...more

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ChloeFletcher added Cafe Society Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg Café Society is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The plot follows a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) who moves to 1930s Los Angeles to work for ...more

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Anything Else Christina Ricci, Woody Allen, Danny DeVito Anything Else is a 2003 romantic comedy film. The film was written and directed by Woody Allen, produced by his sister Letty Aronson, and stars Jason Biggs, Christina Ricci, Woody Allen, ...more

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Small Time Crooks Woody Allen, Hugh Grant, Jon Lovitz Small Time Crooks is a 2000 American crime-comedy film directed, written, and starring Woody Allen, along with actresses Elaine May and Tracey Ullman as well as actor Hugh Grant. Ullman received ...more

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Interiors Diane Keaton, Sam Waterston, Geraldine Page Interiors is a 1978 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, ...more

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To Rome with Love Penélope Cruz, Alec Baldwin, Woody Allen To Rome with Love is a 2012 magical realist romantic comedy film written and directed by and starring Woody Allen in his first acting appearance since 2006. The film is set in Rome, Italy; it ...more

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Alice Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson, Bernadette Peters Alice is a 1990 American romantic fantasy film written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Mia Farrow, Joe Mantegna and William Hurt. The film is a loose reworking of Federico Fellini's ...more

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Melinda and Melinda Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Amanda Peet Melinda and Melinda is a 2004 comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It was premiered at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. The film is set in Manhattan and stars ...more

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edge.63 added What's New Pussycat? Woody Allen, Ursula Andress, Peter O'Toole What's New Pussycat? is a 1965 comedy film directed by Clive Donner and starring Peter Sellers, Peter O'Toole, Romy Schneider, Capucine, Paula Prentiss and Ursula Andress. It was Woody Allen's ...more

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Shadows and Fog Madonna, Jodie Foster, Woody Allen Shadows and Fog is a black-and-white thriller comedy film directed by Woody Allen and based on his one-act play Death. It stars Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Madonna, and ...more

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Hollywood Ending Woody Allen, Debra Messing, Tiffani Thiessen Hollywood Ending is an American comedy film from 2002 written and directed by Woody Allen, who also plays the principal character. It tells the story of a once-famous film director who suffers ...more

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Cassandra's Dream Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, Hayley Atwell Cassandra's Dream is a 2007 dramatic thriller film written and directed by Woody Allen. Filmed in the United Kingdom, it was released in 2007 in Europe and in January 2008 in the United States. ...more

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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins, Freida Pinto 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 Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, ...more

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Celebrity Charlize Theron, Leonardo DiCaprio, Winona Ryder Celebrity is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The screenplay describes the divergent paths a couple takes following their divorce.

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September Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Sam Waterston September is a 1987 film written and directed by Woody Allen. Allen's intention for September was that it be like "a play on film," hence the great number of long takes and few camera ...more

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New York Stories Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte New York Stories is a 1989 anthology film; it consists of three shorts with the central theme being New York City. The first is Life Lessons, directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Richard ...more

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Scoop Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Woody Allen Scoop is a 2006 American-British romantic comedy/murder mystery written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McShane, and Allen himself. The film was ...more

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Don't Drink the Water Woody Allen, Michael J. Fox, Mayim Bialik Don't Drink the Water is a 1994 television film comedy written and directed by Woody Allen, based on a play that premiered on Broadway in 1966. This is the second filmed version of the play, ...more

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Concert For New York City The Concert for New York City was a benefit concert, featuring many famous musicians, that took place on October 20, 2001 at Madison Square Garden in New York City in response to the September ...more