Hollywood Ending (2002)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Romance


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A director is forced to work with his ex-wife, who left him for the boss of the studio bankrolling his new film. But the night before the first day of shooting, he develops a case of psychosomatic blindness.


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  • Woody Allen and Téa Leoni in Hollywood Ending (2002)
  • Director Val Waxman (WOODY ALLEN, left) has an uncomfortable meeting about the progress of his comeback film with studio head Hal (TREAT WILLIAMS) in Woody Allen's latest contemporary comedy HOLLYWOOD ENDING, being distributed domestically by DreamWorks.
  • Director Val Waxman (WOODY ALLEN) tells his girlfriend Lori (DEBRA MESSING) about his latest film project in Woody Allen's latest contemporary comedy HOLLYWOOD ENDING, being distributed domestically by DreamWorks.
  • Studio head Hal Yeager (TREAT WILLIAMS) shows director Val Waxman (WOODY ALLEN) some poster ideas for his latest picture in Woody Allen's contemporary comedy HOLLYWOOD ENDING, being distributed domestically by DreamWorks.
  • Geraldine Chaplin at an event for Hollywood Ending (2002)
  • TÉA LEONI stars as Ellie in Woody Allen's latest contemporary comedy HOLLYWOOD ENDING, being distributed domestically by DreamWorks.

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11 May 2002 | Quinoa1984
5
| One liners steal the show
Allen is a director, and here he plays one as well, who becomes psycho-psematically blind right before he starts shooting his latest picture for 60 million dollars. And so, his agent tags along to make sure he stays on the picture in one piece. The one liners here are classic Allen as there is not one scene that doesn't have them and while they don't all work, when they do it's laugh out loud. The film is also a good dish for movie buffs. The ending itself, by the way, is absolutely appropriate. Favorite lines- the black plague (he calls this as a disease in an early restaurant scene), call Dr. Kevorkian (after the first screening of the movie), and- you should put a full page ad in the DGA cause you'll never stop working (after Thiessen shows Allen her assets). A-

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Release Date:

3 May 2002

Language

English, Mandarin


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,017,981 5 May 2002

Gross USA:

$4,850,753

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,569,744

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