Bullets Over Broadway Poster

Release Date: December 21st, 1994

DVD Release Date: April 20th, 1999

R|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Struggling 1920s playwright David Shayne (John Cusack), having failed to secure financing for his latest work, reluctantly makes a deal with mob boss Nick Valenti (Joe Viterelli) : a Broadway debut with the chance to direct, as long as Nick's flibbertigibbet girlfriend, Olive (Jennifer Tilly), plays one of the lead roles. As Olive and star Helen Sinclair (Dianne Wiest) attempt to upstage each other, Olive's gangland bodyguard Cheech (Chazz Palminteri) starts suggesting changes to David's script.

Cast: John Cusack, Jack Warden, Chazz Palminteri, Joe Viterelli, Jennifer Tilly, Rob Reiner, Mary-Louise Parker, Dianne Wiest

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Miramax Films, Magnolia Pictures, Sweetland Films

Distributors: Laurenfilm S.A., Miramax Films

Keywords: Office, Witty, New York City, Deception, Transformation

Awards

Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)
Nominated Directing
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1994)
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Art Direction
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1994)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role