• Annie Hall (1977)

Annie Hall

Release Date: April 20th, 1977

DVD Release Date: May 30th, 2000

PG |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Comedian Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) examines the rise and fall of his relationship with struggling nightclub singer Annie Hall (Diane Keaton). Speaking directly to the audience in front of a bare background, Singer reflects briefly on his childhood and his early adult years before settling in to tell the story of how he and Annie met, fell in love, and struggled with the obstacles of modern romance, mixing surreal fantasy sequences with small moments of emotional drama.

Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane, Paul Simon, Colleen Dewhurst, Janet Margolin, Shelley Duvall

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Rollins-Joffe Productions

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Witty, 1970s, New York City, Moving, Los Angeles, Love, 1960s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Annie Hall is a movie about a man who is always looking for the loopholes in perfection. Who can turn everything into a joke, and wishes he couldn't. show more

  • 88
    Jaime N. ChristleySlant Magazine

    Woody Allen’s Annie Hall is made of such durable stuff that it’s liked even by many of the filmmaker’s detractors, and yet it had such a troubled production that it’s a miracle it exists at all. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    It's a marvelously quirky film, with not quite something for everybody. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Winner Film Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)
Winner Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)
Winner Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen - Based on Factual Material or on Story Material Not Previoulsy Published or Produced)
Winner Directing
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)
Winner Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Best Picture