Alan Alda

Alan Alda  (born January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his role as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series MAS*H. He is currently a visiting professor at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alan Alda, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

2 3

Canadian Bacon (1995)

The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war with Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war with Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Martin Landau  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Joanna Gleason

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Martin Landau  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Joanna Gleason

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)

A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Diva Gray  •  Natasha Lyonne  •  Edward Norton

A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Diva Gray  •  Natasha Lyonne  •  Edward Norton

Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)

FunnyCharmingClassicReal

A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Jerry Adler  •  Alan Alda

A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Jerry Adler  •  Alan Alda

Murder at 1600 (1997)

A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political tensions rise, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight H. Little
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Diane Lane  •  Daniel Benzali  •  Dennis Miller

A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political tensions rise, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight H. Little
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Diane Lane  •  Daniel Benzali  •  Dennis Miller

The Aviator (2004)

ClassicThought provokingGrippingCharming

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Cate Blanchett  •  John C. Reilly  •  Kate Beckinsale

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Cate Blanchett  •  John C. Reilly  •  Kate Beckinsale

What Women Want (2000)

FunnyEnjoyableFunOriginal

Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's thoughts, he puts his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Mel Gibson  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Lauren Holly

Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's thoughts, he puts his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Mel Gibson  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Lauren Holly

Flirting with Disaster (1996)

Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy, and an inept yet gorgeous adoption agent, Tina, he departs on an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Téa Leoni  •  Mary Tyler Moore

Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy, and an inept yet gorgeous adoption agent, Tina, he departs on an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Téa Leoni  •  Mary Tyler Moore

The Object of My Affection (1998)

A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Paul Rudd  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Alan Alda

A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Paul Rudd  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Alan Alda

Jenny (1970)

An unwed mother-to-be marries a total stranger so he can avoid the draft. She now has a father for her child and he doesn't have to go to Vietnam. But this marriage-of-convenience leads to a romance between the two.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Bloomfield
CAST:  Marlo Thomas  •  Alan Alda  •  Marian Hailey  •  Elizabeth Wilson

An unwed mother-to-be marries a total stranger so he can avoid the draft. She now has a father for her child and he doesn't have to go to Vietnam. But this marriage-of-convenience leads to a romance between the two.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Bloomfield
CAST:  Marlo Thomas  •  Alan Alda  •  Marian Hailey  •  Elizabeth Wilson

Behind the Burly Q (2010)

Dive into more than a century of decadence with this tantalizing look at the evolution of burlesque. Cabaret star Leslie Zemeckis traces the art form from vaudeville-style variety show through its extinction and contemporary rebirth. Vintage photos, film clips and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Zemeckis
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Alan Alda  •  Joan Arline  •  Beverly Arlynne

Dive into more than a century of decadence with this tantalizing look at the evolution of burlesque. Cabaret star Leslie Zemeckis traces the art form from vaudeville-style variety show through its extinction and contemporary rebirth. Vintage photos, film clips and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Zemeckis
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Alan Alda  •  Joan Arline  •  Beverly Arlynne

Gone Are the Days! (1963)

A young, idealistic man returns home to the plantation where he grew up in servitude. With him, he brings his fiance, Lutiebelle, in hopes of convincing the plantation owner that she is really his cousin in order to secure the family inheritance. To aid in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Webster
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Ruby Dee  •  Godfrey Cambridge  •  Hilda Haynes

A young, idealistic man returns home to the plantation where he grew up in servitude. With him, he brings his fiance, Lutiebelle, in hopes of convincing the plantation owner that she is really his cousin in order to secure the family inheritance. To aid in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Webster
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Ruby Dee  •  Godfrey Cambridge  •  Hilda Haynes

Paper Lion (1968)

Sportswriter George Plimpton poses as a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a "Sports Illustrated" article.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex March
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Lauren Hutton  •  David Doyle  •  Alex Karras

Sportswriter George Plimpton poses as a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a "Sports Illustrated" article.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex March
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Lauren Hutton  •  David Doyle  •  Alex Karras

Kill Me If You Can (1977)

The story of Caryl Chessman, a convicted California rapist who spent 12 years on death row before finally being executed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Talia Shire  •  John Hillerman  •  Barnard Hughes

The story of Caryl Chessman, a convicted California rapist who spent 12 years on death row before finally being executed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Talia Shire  •  John Hillerman  •  Barnard Hughes

The Killing Yard (2001)

Lawyers must defend a prisoner accused of murdering two of his inmates during the Attica prison riots in 1971.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Euzhan Palcy
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Rose McGowan  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Lindsay Owen Pierre

Lawyers must defend a prisoner accused of murdering two of his inmates during the Attica prison riots in 1971.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Euzhan Palcy
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Rose McGowan  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Lindsay Owen Pierre

Same Time, Next Year (1978)

A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner and, although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year—in the same hotel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Ivan Bonar  •  Bernie Kuby

A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner and, although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year—in the same hotel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Ivan Bonar  •  Bernie Kuby

Wanderlust (2012)

Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Wain
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Lauren Ambrose

Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Wain
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Lauren Ambrose

Isn't It Shocking? (1973)

A small-town sheriff is confronted with the deaths of local senior citizens and strange goings-on in his town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Louise Lasser  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Lloyd Nolan

A small-town sheriff is confronted with the deaths of local senior citizens and strange goings-on in his town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Louise Lasser  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Lloyd Nolan

Tower Heist (2011)

Thought provokingFast pacedComplexFuturistic

A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty crook Slide to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Casey Affleck  •  Alan Alda

A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty crook Slide to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Casey Affleck  •  Alan Alda

Nothing But the Truth (2008)

When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert Burnside argues her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Lurie
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Matt Dillon  •  Angela Bassett  •  Alan Alda

When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert Burnside argues her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rod Lurie
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Matt Dillon  •  Angela Bassett  •  Alan Alda
2 3