To celebrate his 80th anniversary, here is a list of the 10 best Woody Allen movies of all time (so far…):
10. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor’s wife suddenly drops dead.
Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler
9. Bananas (1971)
When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.
Stars: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalbán
8. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
An ophthalmologist’s mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Stars: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein
7. Sleeper (1973)
A nerdish store owner is revived out of cryostasis into a future world to fight an oppressive government.
Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck
6. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
In 1930’s New Jersey, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.
Stars: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello
5. Annie Hall (1977)
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts
4. Manhattan (1979)
The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend’s mistress.
Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway
3. Love and Death (1975)
In czarist Russia, a neurotic soldier and his distant cousin formulate a plot to assassinate Napoleon.
Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Georges Adet
2. Zelig (1983)
“Documentary” about a man who can look and act like whoever he’s around, and meets various famous people.
Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan
1. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah’s husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine