Written and Directed by Woody Allen


1. Take the Money and Run (1969)
2. Bananas (1971)
3. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972)
4. Sleeper (1973)
5. Love And Death (1975)
6. Annie Hall (1977)
7. Interiors (1978)
8. Manhattan (1979)
9. Stardust Memories (1980)
10. A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy (1982)
11. Zelig (1983)
12. Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
13. The Purple Rose Of Cairo (1985)
14. Hannah And Her Sisters (1986)
15. Radio Days (1987)
16. September (1987)
17. Another Woman (1988)
18. Crimes And Misdemeanors (1989)
19. Alice (1990)
20. Shadows And Fog (1991)
21. Husbands And Wives (1992)
22. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
23. Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
24. Don’t Drink The Water (1994)
25. Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
26. Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
27. Deconstructing Harry (1997)
28. Celebrity (1998)
29. Sweet And Lowdown (1999)
30. Small Time Crooks (2000)
31. The Curse Of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
32. Hollywood Ending (2002)
33. Anything Else (2003)
34. Melinda And Melinda (2004)
35. Match Point (2005)
36. Scoop (2006)
37. Cassandra’s Dream (2007)
38. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
39. Whatever Works (2009)
40. You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
41. Midnight In Paris (2011)
42. To Rome With Love (2012)
43. Blue Jasmine (2013)
44. Magic In the Moonlight (2014)
45. Irrational Man (2015)
46. Café Society (2016)
47. Wonder Wheel (2017)
48. A Rainy Day In New York (2019)
49. Rifkin’s Festival (2020)


  1. Why isn’t What’s Up, Tiger Lily? included? And please don’t claim Woody didn’t direct it … he did direct the combination of the Japanese footage into his own creation. In other words, please reconsider as What’s Up Tiger Lily? should be the first movie on your list followed by the remaining 49. Take the Money and Run is NOT the first movie/film directed by Woody Allen. Thank you for your consideration. P.S. And you are absolutely correct to include Don’t Drink the Water (1994) – not that you had any doubt

  2. Woody may well have in the past called Take The Money And Run his first film. However, Woody has RECENTLY “many, many times” indicated that he considers his next French language Paris Project scheduled to film in September/October 2022 to be his 50th feature. One cannot get Woody to 50 features w/o counting What’s Up, Tiger Lily? (Is it not obvious that Woody has changed his mind?) P.S. And Woody does not count Don’t Drink the Water (1994) as a feature film, but rather as a movie made for television. P.S. Kind regards to you and your wonderful website!

    1. It seems to me, regardless of what Woody’s opinion may have been at various times in his life, and understanding that “What’s Up, Tiger Lily” could be seen as a sort of mixture of two different directors, it should be credited as the first film directed and written by Woody. I say this because, though the original footage before Woody ever got a hold of it was obviously someone else’s, the re-write that Woody did is obviously his (even if more heavily inspired by past movies than other projects he’s done since), and certainly the final product has to be credited to Woody’s directorial guidance. In other words, it’s clearly, at least PARTIALLY written by Woody (not unlike some other films he’s had writing collaboration on), as well as unequivocally directed by Woody. As far as “Don’t Drink the Water”, it’s obviously a full length movie; hence the term “made-for-TV movie”, which I’m assuming was used at the time to describe it (I could be wrong ). Woody’s TECHNICALLY written and directed 50 films so far, in my view, though I admit, I sometimes feel uncomfortable including Tiger Lily in that category.

  3. I just finished watching Manhattan Murder Mystery for the umpteenth time, and the Art Director was Speed Hopkins and not Santo Loquasto, as was reported in the Woody Allen Pages.

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