Annie Hall

Annie Hall (1977)

Genres - Comedy, Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Apr 20, 1977  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG
  • AllMovie Rating
    8
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

Share on

Description by Wikipedia

Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a screenplay he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. Produced by Allen's manager, Charles H. Joffe, the film stars the director as Alvy "Max" Singer, who tries to figure out the reasons for the failure of his relationship with the film's eponymous female lead, played by Diane Keaton in a role written specifically for her.

Principal photography for the film began on May 19, 1976 on the South Fork of Long Island, and filming continued periodically for the next ten months. Allen has described the result, which marked his first collaboration with cinematographer Gordon Willis, as "a major turning point", in that unlike the farces and comedies that were his work to that point, it introduced a new level of seriousness. Academics have noted the contrast in the settings of New York City and Los Angeles, the stereotype of gender differences in sexuality, the presentation of Jewish identity, and the elements of psychoanalysis and modernism.

Annie Hall was screened at the Los Angeles Film Festival in March 1977, before its official release on April 20, 1977. The film received widespread critical acclaim, and along with winning the Academy Award for Best Picture, it received Oscars in three other categories: two for Allen (Best Director and, with Brickman, Best Original Screenplay), and Keaton for Best Actress. The film additionally won four BAFTA awards and a Golden Globe, the latter being awarded to Keaton. Its North American box office receipts of $38,251,425 are fourth-best of Allen's works when not adjusted for inflation. Often listed among the greatest film comedies, it ranks 31st on AFI's list of the top feature films in American cinema, fourth on their list of top comedy films and number 28 on Bravo's "100 Funniest Movies." Film critic Roger Ebert called it "just about everyone's favorite Woody Allen movie". The film's screenplay was also named the funniest ever written by the Writers Guild of America in its list of the "101 Funniest Screenplays."

Movie Info

Budget

$4,000,000

Box Office

$38,288,028

Themes

Tags

Academy Award, Alvy Singer, Art/Music, Breaking The Fourth Wall, Cocaine, Comedian, Jewish, Job Interview, Lobster, Neurosis, New York, New York City, Singer, Talking To The Audience, Tennis, Volkswagen Beetle

Attributes

Filming Location: Long Island, New York City
Narrative Location: Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Manhattan, New York City

Part of Collection

Alternate Titles

Anė Hol
LT
Anhedonia
US
Annie Hall
AU, CA, HR, CS, EC, EG, FI, FR, HK, HU, IN, JP, KR, MX, NL, PH, PL, PT, RO, SG, SK, SI, ZA, ES, SE, TH, TR, AE, GB, US, YU
Annie Hallová
, CZ, CS
Annie og jeg
NO
Der Stadtneurotiker
AT, DE
Dos extraños amantes
AR, MX, PE, UY, VE
Enija Hola
LV
Ha-Roman Sheli im Annie
IL
Io e Annie
IT
Io e le donne
IT
It Had to be Jew
US
Jeg og Annie - en nervøs romanse
NO
Mig og Annie
DK
Nevrikos erastis
GR
Noivo Neurótico, Noiva Nervosa
BR
O nevrikos erastis
GR
Νευρικός εραστής
GR
Ани Хол
BG
Ени Хол
RS
Енні Голл
UA
Энни Холл
RU
アニー・ホール
JP
安妮·霍尔
CN
安妮荷爾
HK
安妮霍爾
TW
애니 홀
KR