Bullets Over Broadway Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3858

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 61

Theatrical Release Date: 10/21/1994

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Crime

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Woody Allen

Actors: John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri, Mary-Louise Parker, Jack Warden

Plot: In 1928, David Shayne (John Cusack) is an idealistic young playwright newly arrived on Broadway. In order to gain financing for his play, God of Our Fathers, he agrees to hire Olive Neal (Jennifer Tilly), the actress/girlfriend of a gangster. She is demanding and talentless, but her gangster escort Cheech (Chazz Palminteri) turns out to be a genius, who constantly comes up with excellent ideas for revising the play.

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Rating of
3.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/04/2019

"Bullets Over Broadway" is not as well plotted as some of Woody Allen's other movies, but it works well as both a gangster film and a comedy about the unfortunate reality of show business.

Rating of
4/4

PsychoKing1227 - wrote on 10/28/2010

A completely side-splitting comedy from the enigmatic mind of Woody Allen.

Rating of
3/4

Ichabod Crane - wrote on 03/15/2010

Bullets over Broadway is funny little film without much to it really but is nice as one of those films just to see where is goes. It has a lot of characters some of them very interesting and funny. It is a good movie it is not very complicated and not ground breaking in any way but it is good.

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Rating of
0.5/4

A shot away from the target!

tecnoandre - wrote on 12/04/2011

I usually love Woody Allen movies, but this one is a missed shot!In 1928, David Shayne (John Cusack) is an idealistic young playwright newly arrived on Broadway. In order to gain financing for his play, God of Our Fathers, he agrees to hire Olive Neal (Jennifer Tilly), the actress/girlfriend of a gangster. She is demanding and talentless, but her gangster escort Cheech (Chazz Palminteri) turns out to be a genius, who constantly comes up with excellent ideas for revising the play.
As the players prepare for opening night, Shayne is soon in over his head claiming Cheech's rewrites as his own, cheating on his partner Ellen (Mary-Louise Parker) with the show's seductive, alcoholic leading lady Helen Sinclair (Dianne Wiest), and facing his leading man, a compulsive eater (Jim Broadbent), …

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