Crimes and Misdemeanors Poster

Release Date: October 11th, 1989

DVD Release Date: November 5th, 1997

PG-13|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Judah (Martin Landau) is a philandering eye doctor who wants to preserve his marriage, and his dangerous brother Jack (Jerry Orbach) comes up with what appears to be the only viable solution. Certain that his mistress (Anjelica Huston) is about to tell his wife (Claire Bloom) about his affair, Judah agrees to Jack's murderous plan. Twinned with Judah's tale is that of Cliff Stern (Woody Allen), a documentary filmmaker whose problems, which involve love and art, are tame but funny.

Cast: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Alan Alda, Anjelica Huston, Sam Waterston, Joanna Gleason, Caroline Aaron

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Jack Rollins and Charles Joffe

Keywords: Temptation, New York City, Hilarious, Wife, Doctor, Amusing, Girlfriend, 1980s, Playful, Forbidden love, Marriage, Rivalry, Fall, Revenge

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Awards

Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)
Nominated British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)
Nominated Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)