Favorite Woody Allen movie
Yesterday, we asked you to name your favorite Woody Allen movie ever. Needless to say, the responses we received were as diverse as Allen’s oeuvre itself, from established classics like Manhattan and Hannah and Her Sisters to underrated gems like Alice and Sweet and Lowdown. Then there’s a reader who claims to have watched Everyone Says I Love You at least 10 times. That just makes me happy. EW readers still really seem to love Woody’s “earlier, funnier” movies like Bananas, Sleeper, and Love and Death, while his critically panned recent output fared surprisingly well — more than one commenter chose to stick up for Small Time Crooks, Curse of the Jade Scorpion, and even Scoop. As far as I’m concerned, though, I’m just happy to learn I’m not the only starry-eyed devotee of my personal favorite, Manhattan Murder Mystery. Wouldn’t the world be a better place if we had more Alan Alda?
Anyway, we’ve tabulated the comments and come up with a definitive list of readers’ top 10 Woody Allen flicks. It’s a career-spanning round-up: four from the ‘70s, three from the ‘80s, one from the ‘90s, and two from the past decade. Or, categorizing them by his muses: four Diane Keaton classics, three Mia Farrows, and one each for Dianne Wiest, Scarlett Johansson, and Owen Wilson. Vote for your favorite in our poll after the jump…