• PG, 1 hr. 39 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Woody Allen
    In Theaters:
    Oct 21, 1994 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 15, 2002
  • Miramax Films

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Bullets Over Broadway Reviews

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

September 7, 2011
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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The performances, however, are very enjoyable, with first honors going to Chazz Palminteri and Dianne Wiest.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 12, 2008
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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A backstage comedy bolstered by healthy shots of prohibition gangster melodrama and romantic entanglements.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 31, 2008

Time Out
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No! Don't speak! See it!

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June 24, 2006
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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Mr. Allen has drawn on autobiographical specifics in other films, but this may be the one in which he speaks most seriously from the heart.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 20, 2003
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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If not bowled over, we're at least won over.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail

April 12, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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One of Allen's best and most revealing comedies, as much a moral meditation as it is dazzling fun.

May 12, 2001
John Hartl
Film.com
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Has more laughs packed into its exquisitely orchestrated 99 minutes than anything [Allen's] done in nearly 20 years.

January 1, 2000
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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Woody Allen at his best -- a gem of a Broadway fable with a crafty premise, a raft of brilliant actors at the top of their form and a bouncy, just-for-pleasure attitude.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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The most insightful and deliciously droll look at show business since Robert Altman skewered Hollywood in 1992's The Player.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Buzzes with classic one-liners, bright performances and off-the-cuff contemplations about love, art and death.

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January 1, 2000
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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The most substantive, accessible -- not to mention the funniest -- film that the prolific writer-director has made in years.

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January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie is very funny and, in the way it follows its logic wherever it leads, surprisingly tough.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

October 21, 1994
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