Manhattan Murder Mystery

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Witty Woody Allen film about marriage and maybe murder.

PG 1993 107 minutes

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age 2+

THE BEST MOVIE EVER!!!!!!

I don't know why people say:6 and up! Any child can watch this!!

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age 6+

Allen is a comic genius!

This is the sort of movie I can watch over and over. In one word I would say it is clever. A combination of mystery, suspense, drama, and Allen's ingenious humor, Manhattan Murder Mystery is my favorite Woody Allen movie. Perhaps my favorite movie - period. The plot was fresh, and having such humor with suspense is just too good. Another quality I enjoy in this movie is how Allen avoids an "over-polished" look. For instance, the scene where a neighbor in the hallway asks Paul about a rent increase. The actor appears to stumble for the right word, but Allen let the scene go that way giving it a very natural look. The restaurant scenes also portray realism with multiple conversations at one time; a quality I love in all of his movies. This makes reviewing the movies interesting- you pick up something new each time you watch it! Woody Allen's style is definitely an intelligent humor.

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Too much violence
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