Deconstructing Harry (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy

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Suffering from writer's block and eagerly awaiting his writing award, Harry Block remembers events from his past and scenes from his best-selling books as characters, real and fictional, come back to haunt him.




  • Woody Allen and Soon-Yi Previn at an event for Deconstructing Harry (1997)
  • Hazelle Goodman in Deconstructing Harry (1997)
  • Demi Moore and Stanley Tucci in Deconstructing Harry (1997)
  • Woody Allen and Robin Williams in Deconstructing Harry (1997)
  • Kirstie Alley and James Wilder at an event for Deconstructing Harry (1997)
  • Tobey Maguire in Deconstructing Harry (1997)

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Did You Know?


The film is a general reworking of Woody Allen's earlier film Stardust Memories (1980), which also had an artist go to a ceremony in his honor, while reminiscing over past relationships and trying to fix and stabilize current ones.


Harry Block: All people know the same truth. Our lives consist of how we chose to distort it.


Harry invites Lucy to take off her coat a moment after she does so.


Plot Summary




Release Date:

2 January 1998


English, Hebrew

Country of Origin


Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$356,476 (USA) (14 December 1997)


$10,569,071 (USA) (8 March 1998)

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