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A young artist struggling with his career and his muse is getting more than a little aggravation from Cupid in this romantic comedy written and directed by Woody Allen. Jerry Falk (Jason Biggs) is a promising 21-year-old comedy writer living in New York City. While Jerry has talent, he's having a hard time getting his career off the ground, which might have something to do with the fact his agent Harvey (Danny DeVito) is a well-meaning, but ineffectual, blowhard, and his mentor David Dobel (Allen) is an increasingly paranoid eccentric whose twin careers as a teacher and standup comic are both floundering. Poised at the top of Jerry's mountain of anxieties is his relationship with his girlfriend Amanda (Christina Ricci); from the first moment he saw her, Jerry has been in love with her, but Amanda's multiple neuroses, fear of commitment, and frustrating intimacy issues make her all but impossible to be around. Jerry is approaching his breaking point when the small flat he shares with Amanda becomes home to a third roommate -- Amanda's mother Paula (Stockard Channing), who has decided to come to New York to chase her dream of becoming a cabaret singer. Anything Else also features supporting performances from Jimmy Fallon, William Hill, and jazz vocalist Diana Krall. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:September 19, 2003


Woody Allen
as David Dobel
Jason Biggs
as Jerry Falk
Christina Ricci
as Amanda
Danny DeVito
as Harvey
Stockard Channing
as Paula
KaDee Strickland
as Brooke
Jimmy Fallon
as Bob
Erica Leerhsen
as Connie
William Hill
as Psychiatrist
David Conrad
as Dr. Reed
Adrian Grenier
as Ray Polito
Diana Krall
as Herself
Joseph Lyle Taylor
as Bill
Ralph Pope
as Cab Driver
Fisher Stevens
as Manager
Kenneth Edelson
as Hotel Desk Clerk
Ray Garvey
as Car Thug
Anthony Arkin
as Pip's Comic
Glenn Close
Maurice Sonnenberg
as Movie Theater Patron
Wynter Kullman
as Emily
Zach McLarty
as Ralph


Woody Allen
Letty Aronson
Woody Allen
Darius Khondji
Alisa Lepselter
Santo Loquasto
Production Designer
Tom Warren
Art Director
Helen Robin
Stephen Tenenbaum
Executive Producer
Charles H. Joffe
Executive Producer
Laura Jean Shannon
Costume Designer
Gary Alper
Sound/Sound Designer
Richard Patrick
First Assistant Director
Juliet Taylor
Laura Rosenthal
Charles H. Joffe
Co-Executive Producer