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Mixed or average reviews - based on 28 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 46 Ratings

Summary: Follows a pair of married couples, Alfie and Helena, and their daughter Sally and husband Roy, as their passions, ambitions, and anxieties lead them into trouble and out of their minds. After Alfie leaves Helena to pursue his lost youth and a free-spirited call girl named Charmaine, Helena abandons rationality and surrenders her life to the loopy advice of a charlatan fortune teller. Unhappy in her marriage, Sally develops a crush on her handsome art gallery owner boss, Greg, while Roy, a novelist nervously awaiting the response to his latest manuscript, becomes moonstruck over Dia, a mystery woman who catches his gaze through a nearby window. Despite these characters' attempts to dodge their problems with pipe dreams and impracticable plans, their efforts lead only to heartache, irrationality, and perilous hot water. Taking its title from the prediction fortune tellers use to beguile their marks, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger illustrates with wry humor how easy it is for our illusions to make fools of us all. (Sony Classics)

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Runtime: 98 min
Rating: Rated R for some language.
Production: Antena 3 Films
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Countries: USA, Spain
Language: English
Home Release Date: Feb 1, 2011
Director Credit
Woody Allen Director
Writer Credit
Woody Allen Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Anthony Hopkins Alfie
Josh Brolin Roy
Naomi Watts Sally
Cast Credit
Anna Friel Cast
Anthony Hopkins Alfie
Antonio Banderas Greg
Christian McKay Poker Friend
Eleanor Gecks Rollerblading Friend
Ewen Bremner Henry Strangler
Freida Pinto Dia
Gemma Jones Helena Shepridge
Jonathan Hearn Person At Market
Jonathan Ryland Poker Friend
Josh Brolin Roy
Kelly Harrison Personal Trainer
Lucy Punch Charmaine
Naomi Watts Sally
Neil Jackson Alan
Pauline Collins Cristal Delgiorno
Pearce Quigley Poker Friend
Philip Glenister Poker Friend
Roger Ashton-Griffiths Jonathan
Rupert Frazer Mort
Producer Credit
Jack Rollins Co-Executive Producer
Jaume Roures Producer
Letty Aronson Producer
Mercedes Gamero Associate Producer
Nicky Kentish Barnes Co-Producer
Stephen Tenenbaum Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: