The 10 best Woody Allen movies ordered from best to worst according to IMDb and where to watch them online

Woody Allen has a prolific career in the world of cinema. At 85 years old and for 6 decades, he has produced a filmography of 50 tapes. His comic side is the one that has been exploited the most in his films, giving him an exquisite and very careful performance. But he has also known how to do it with great ease and mastery in regard to dramas and all their nuances of emotional connection with love.

On this occasion, we pay tribute by compiling the 10 best films under his direction, ranked from best to worst according to IMDb.

We leave many out of this list, but they deserve equal mention and recognition as can be Broadway Danny Rose (1984), Bullets on Broadway (1994), Another Woman (1988), Blue Jasmine (2013) O Memories of a Star (1980). All of them, with high scores according to IMDb and with good critics.

Two Strange Lovers (Annie Hall)

  • Platform: Filmin and Apple TV
  • Duration: 1 hour and 33 minutes
  • Year: 1977
  • IMDB Score: 8.0

The masterpiece of Woody Allen. This romantic comedy was without a doubt the one that reached its peak and in which it also won 4 Oscars. With the particularity that they were the first of his long career. With Annie Hall he won an Oscar for Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay and Lead Actress. Woody Allen has never done a sequel to any of his films.

The filmmaker has never been in favor of making sequels to his own stories. But with Annie Hall, he made the exception as he explained in 1993 in the book Woody Allen sobre Woody Allen. He envisioned where his characters would be 20 years later and thought about the fit of a sequel. We will never know if it would have been as successful as the first.

Manhattan

  • Platform: Filmin, Movistar + and AppleTV
  • Duration: 1 hour and 36 minutes
  • Year: 1979
  • IMDB Score: 7.9

Another of the great works of the filmmaker’s career. And, against all odds, Woody Allen He does not think alike and continues to point out that it is one of his least successful jobs. One of the most valued and cared for elements of Manhattan from the day of its premiere to the present day is its incredible and unforgettable soundtrack by George Gershwin.

It was one of his highest grossing films, grossing nearly $ 124 million.

Hannah and her sisters

  • Platform: The movie
  • Duration: 1 hour and 47 minutes
  • Year: 1986
  • IMDB Score: 7.9

It was nominated for Best Picture, Director, Art Direction, and Editing at the Oscars. He won the Oscars for Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Michael Caine) and best supporting actress (Dianne Wiest). Regarding the cast of characters, Woody Allen first offered the role of Elliot a Jack Nicholson, but this, although it showed its interest, could not coincide with the filming of ‘The honor of the Prizzi’ (1985) so in the end the winner took it Michael Caine.

The purple rose of Cairo

  • Platform: The movie
  • Duration: 1 hour and 24 minutes
  • Year: 1985
  • IMDB Score: 7.7

Michael Keaton he was going to be the protagonist of this movie. They say that he even shot for 10 days under the orders of Woody Allen but the director decided to do without it because he did not conform to the style they wanted to project with the film. Finally, Jeff Daniels was the one who replaced him. Woody Allen He is a romantic and one who feels an unconditional devotion to the most classic Hollywood. In this movie, all the scenes are in black and white.

Boris Grushenko’s Last Night (Love and Death)

  • Platform: Movistar + and AppleTV
  • Duration: 1 hour and 25 minutes
  • Year: 1975
  • IMDB Score: 7.7

It is one of the most prominent early comedies of Woody Allen as director, screenwriter and lead actor. In fact, the New York filmmaker himself considers “Boris Grushenko’s last night“as the funniest film he has ever produced. With a budget of $ 3 million, it managed to gross just over $ 20 million at the box office.

Midnight in Paris

  • Platform: Filmin and RakutenTV
  • Duration: 1 hour and 34 minutes
  • Year 2011
  • IMDB Score: 7.7

The highest grossing film of Woody Allen. ‘Midnight in Paris‘raised $ 153.9 million worldwide from a budget of $ 17 million. It is Woody Allen’s second film with the most Oscar nominations, but it only won the award for best original screenplay. As an anecdote, the hotel that appears in the production exists in real life. It’s about the exclusive and luxurious Bristol Paris, a five-star hotel that even Woody Allen stayed in during the filming of the movie.

Match Point

  • Platform: Amazon Prime Video, HBO, Filmin and Movistar +
  • Duration: 2 hours and 4 minutes
  • Year 2005
  • IMDB Score: 7.6

It was the first film of Woody Allen from ‘Hannah and her sisters‘(1986) which made profits in the US. It raised $ 85.6 million worldwide. Used to making feature films of about 90 minutes, this is undoubtedly the longest of them all. It achieved a 2006 Goya Award for Best European Film, 4 Golden Globe nominations and an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

Dismounting Harry

  • Platform: Amazon Prime Video, Filmin and Movistar +
  • Duration: 1 hour and 36 minutes
  • Year: 1997
  • IMDB Score: 7.4

It tells the story of a writer named Harry Block -interpreted by himself Woody Allen-. The old university where he studied was going to pay tribute to him. The problem? That the writer has no one to go with. His disorganized and crazy life prevents him from maintaining a wife, lover, family or even friends around him. Until that moment, is when the writer becomes aware of his loneliness and tries to find someone who agrees to accompany him. A comedy very well performed by Woody Allen in which it received generally positive reviews. With a budget of 20 million dollars, he could barely raise half -10 million dollars-

Radio days

  • Platform: The movie
  • Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Year: 1987
  • IMDB score: 7.5

The film takes place in the Brooklyn of the 40s. Woody Allen He directs this film with great affection, skill and charm, which was an endearing and nostalgic tribute to radio. Radio days focuses on the adventures of a boy who, thanks to the radio, discovers music and his passion for jazz. In general, it is considered a remarkable production of Woody Allen although perhaps of all those that are known of him, somewhat undervalued. The film features performances by Julie Kavner, Dianne Wiest and Danny Aiello and a brief presence of Diane Keaton

Husbands and Wives

  • Plataforma: Filmin, Google Play Store, RakutenTV y AppleTV
  • Duration: 1 hour and 48 minutes
  • Year: 1992
  • IMDB score: 7.5

This dramatic comedy was the last he recorded with what was then his sentimental partner Mia Farrow. Shortly after its premiere, their separation was made official with what Woody Allen. She earned 2 Oscar nominations in 1992 for Best Supporting Actress (Judy Davis) and Best Original Screenplay. As well as the same nominations at the awards BAFTA and in the case of the Golden Globes, Judy Davis was again nominated for best supporting actress.

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