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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
When Lenny (Woody Allen) and his wife, Amanda (Helena Bonham Carter), adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda Ash (Mira Sorvino), a kindhearted prostitute and porn star, Lenny is determined to reform her immoral lifestyle. A Greek chorus chimes in to relate the plot to Greek mythology in this quirky comedy.

Cast: Woody Allen , Helena Bonham Carter , Mira Sorvino , Michael Rapaport , F. Murray Abraham , Claire Bloom , Olympia Dukakis , David Ogden Stiers

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures, Miramax Home Entertainment [us], Miramax Films

Mighty Aphrodite (1995)

Release Date: October 27th, 1995|1 hr. 35 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 60
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    An uneven blend of mirth and malice. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Woody Allen's incredible wit is at the heart of all that's wonderful in Mighty Aphrodite, and Woody Allen's incredible ego is at the core of its major flaw. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Allen's connective scenes are slack and barely functional, and even his asides lack bite. show more

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