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R| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl. His wife, Helena, reeling from abandonment, decides to follow the advice of a psychic. Sally, the daughter of Alfie and Helena, is unhappy in her marriage and develops a crush on her boss, while her husband, Roy, falls for a woman engaged to be married.

Cast: Antonio Banderas , Josh Brolin , Anthony Hopkins , Gemma Jones , Freida Pinto , Lucy Punch , Naomi Watts , Roger Ashton-Griffiths

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

Release Date: September 22nd, 2010|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a meandering and rather aimless movie that would be considered trite if made by another filmmaker, and yet it has such a family resemblance to other, better Woody Allen movies that it's easy to stick with it and enjoy it. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Slight and only sporadically amusing. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Good and very pleasurable provided you know what you're getting into, which is a comic roundelay of amorous ambitions and delusions-punctuated by wistful old ballads like "If I Had You"-that lead mostly but not entirely to disaster. show more

  • October 30, 2010 SPEEDDJN
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    you can wait til it gets to DVD, probably longer....

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New on DVD & Blu-ray, Week of February 15: 'Unstoppable' and 'You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger'

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Harley W. Lond on Feb 15th, 2011 4:03AM

As February begins to wind down, the hits are coming few and far between. This week is bookended with one hit, one miss. The big hit is Tony Scott's visually and viscerally exciting 'Unstoppable,'...

400 Screens, 400 Blows - Stranger Than Woody

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Oct 10th, 2010 4:00PM

Woody Allen hasn't missed his movie-a-year pace since 1991, but that's mainly because he released two movies in 1992. That was also the year he broke up with Mia Farrow, and the public perception...

Remember When Woody Allen Was a Stand-Up Comedian? We Do! (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jason Newman on Sep 25th, 2010 10:00AM

Woody Allen has been a master comic filmmaker for decades, with 'Annie Hall,' 'Bananas' and 'Sleeper' longtime entries into the comedy film canon. For years, though, prior to his first film --1966's...

Anthony Hopkins, Josh Brolin, Freida Pinto and Lucy Punch on How Life Sucks, and Why All Men Are 'Dogs'

Posted by
Anne Brodie on Sep 23rd, 2010 5:30PM

Woody Allen's iconic characters are pretty much defined by their sex. To quote him: "Men are dogs and women suffer." It is ever thus in his latest relationship comedy 'You Will Meet a Tall, Dark...

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