The best John Doumanian’s movies

John Doumanian

John Doumanian

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Wonder Wheel

Wonder Wheel
6.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 01/12/2017
  • Character: Ruby's Bartender
The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

Bullets Over Broadway

Bullets Over Broadway
7.4/10
After young playwright, David Shayne obtains funding for his play from gangster Nick Valenti, Nick's girlfriend Olive miraculously lands the role of a psychiatrist—but not only is she a bimbo who could never pass for a psychiatrist—she's a dreadful actress. David puts up with the leading man who is a compulsive eater, the grand dame who wants her part jazzed up, and Olive's interfering hitman/bodyguard—but, eventually he must decide whether art or life is more important.

F/X

F/X
6.7/10
  • Genre: Action
  • Release: 07/02/1986
  • Character: The director
A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.

Annie Hall

Annie Hall
8/10
New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Café Society

Café Society
6.6/10
The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

Manhattan

Manhattan
7.9/10
Manhattan explores how the life of a middle-aged television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

Stardust Memories

Stardust Memories
7.2/10
While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
6.7/10
CW Briggs is a veteran insurance investigator, with many successes. Betty Ann Fitzgerald is a new employee in the company he works for, with the task of reorganizing the office. They don't like each other - or at least that's what they think. During a night out with the rest of the office employees, they go to watch Voltan, a magician who secretly hypnotizes both of them.

Deconstructing Harry

Deconstructing Harry
7.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 12/12/1997
  • Character: Bar Mitzvah Guest
This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him as a result.

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives
7.5/10
When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and meet new people, the marriage of Gabe and Judy gets more and more strained, and they begin to find themselves being attracted to other people.

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Manhattan Murder Mystery
7.3/10
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.

Zelig

Zelig
7.7/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 15/07/1983
  • Character: Greek Waiter
Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, Babe Ruth, and others.

Hannah and Her Sisters

Hannah and Her Sisters
7.9/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 07/02/1986
  • Character: Thanksgiving Guest
Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

Celebrity

Celebrity
6.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 07/09/1998
  • Character: Darrow Entourage
The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one lavish party to another and engages in numerous empty romances, he starts to doubt the worth of his work. Meanwhile, top TV producer Tony falls for Robin and introduces her to the world of celebrity.

Small Time Crooks

Small Time Crooks
6.6/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 19/05/2000
  • Character: Winkler Party Guest
A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.

Broadway Danny Rose

Broadway Danny Rose
7.4/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 27/01/1984
  • Character: Waldorf Manager
A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. Rose's one-man talent agency represents countless incompetent entertainers, including a one-legged tap dancer, and one slightly talented one: washed-up lounge singer Lou Canova (Nick Apollo Forte), whose career is on the rebound.

Don't Drink the Water

Don't Drink the Water
6.2/10
Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American Embassy, which is temporarily being run by the absent Ambassador's diplomatically incompetent son, Axel.

Wild Man Blues

Wild Man Blues
6.9/10
  • Genre: DocumentaryMusic
  • Release: 16/01/1997
  • Character: himself, guest in hotel suite
Wild Man Blues is a 1998 documentary film directed by Barbara Kopple, about the musical avocation of actor/director/comic Woody Allen. The film takes its name from a jazz composition sometimes attributed to Jelly Roll Morton and sometimes to Louis Armstrong and recorded by both (among others). Allen's love of early 20th century New Orleans music is depicted through his 1996 tour of Europe with his New Orleans Jazz Band. Allen has played clarinet with this band for over 25 years. Although Allen's European tour is the film's primary focus, it was also notable as the first major public showcase for Allen's relationship with Soon-Yi Previn.

Into My Heart

Into My Heart
6.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 09/09/1998
  • Character: Chestnut Vender
At Columbia University, during the week of John Belushi's death, lifelong friends Ben (Rob Morrow) and Adam (Jake Weber) meet Nina (Claire Forlani) at a student bar. After Nina and Adam marry, she goes to grad school in New York, while he begins a career as a writer. Ben marries Stanford law student Kat (Jayne Brook), and they both find work in New York. Lives are altered after Ben and Nina enter into an affair.

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