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Broadway Danny Rose (1984)

PG | | Comedy | 27 January 1984 (USA)
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In his attempts to reconcile a lounge singer with his mistress, a hapless talent agent is mistaken as her lover by a jealous gangster.



Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Corbett Monica
Jackie Gayle
Morty Gunty
Will Jordan ...
Will Jordan
Howard Storm ...
Howard Storm
Jack Rollins ...
Jack Rollins
Craig Vandenburgh ...
Herb Reynolds ...
Paul Greco ...


Danny Rose is a manager of artists, and although he's not very successful, he nevertheless goes out of his way to help his acts. So when Lou Canova, a singer who has a chance of making a come-back, asks Danny to help him with a problem, Danny helps him. This problem is Lou's mistress Tina. Lou wants Tina to be at his concerts, otherwise he can't perform, but he's married, so Danny has to take her along as if she was his girlfriend. Danny however gets more than he has bargained for when two mobsters come looking for the guy who has hurt their brother by stealing the heart of Tina, the girl he loves. Written by Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>

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27 January 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brodvejski Danny Rose  »

Box Office


$8,000,000 (estimated)


$10,600,000 (USA)

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When Danny arrives to pick up Tina, he tells her he is double-parked. When she then storms across the street with Danny following her, we see the car, and it is not double-parked; but shortly thereafter, when Danny makes a pay-phone call, the car can be seen double-parked in the background. See more »


Danny Rose: It's very important to be guilty. I'm guilty all the time and I never did anything.
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Neither didactic nor facetious
31 August 2002 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

This is my favorite Woody Allen movie. I think you can see the glee that he secretly has, playing the nebbishy Danny Rose, in his world of untalented types reaching for the stars. The Mobsters are almost like a preview for the Sopranos; the unexpected love story is sweet and charming. And it even has the return of Howard Cosell to a woody movie. I remember seeing this one in the Theatre when it was released - lines like "weinstein's majestic Bungalow colony" - and why that line is a side splitter - shows the fact that woody played this one close to the vest.

Barney Dunn!!!

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