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The Front

1976 Rated PG 1hr 34m

Alfred Miller (Michael Murphy) is a successful television writer whose political views have left him blacklisted from every major network in the McCarthy-era 1950s. Desperate to keep writing, Alfred persuades his buddy Howard Prince (Woody Allen) to act as a "front" by taking scripts written by his writer friend and selling them as his own. Soon, Howard is the most sought-after writer in Hollywood and is consequently reaping all the benefits.

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Movie Details

1978 BAFTA®
1977 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, Japanese, Korean

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.