Wonder Wheel

Synopsis: On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator, his beleaguered wife, and the visitor who turns their lives upside-down.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Woody Allen
Production: Amazon Studios
  3 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min


You better hear her out, Humpty.

Mind your own business.

I got a bad headache!

And Richie did it again,

you were supposed to talk to him.

I talked to him.

Frank's gonna kill me.

I ran away and

I took nothing,

I-I have no clothes,

I've been sleeping

in the rain.

And I'm marked.

They're gonna kill me.

Well, that's what you get

when you marry a gangster.

Jesus, they're not gonna

come after you here, are they?

I don't want trouble.

Do you hear what I'm saying?

They're gonna kill me.

There's a young kid here!

This is not our problem.

All right, all right,

all right, knock it off.

I-I gotta have a drink.

No, Humpty, you've been good.

I g--I.. I.. I need one.

I need one,

look what's goin' on here!

No booze!

I'll make you coffee.


What the hell do you

expect to happen

when you marry

a cheap hoodlum?

I was twenty.

I didn't know better.

I'm sorry.

Why didn't you

go to the police?

I told the police too much,

that's the problem.

Why the hell

you open your mouth?

The police told me

that I could be looking at

five years

if I didn't cooperate.

What the hell do you know?

Since when do you know what

happens inside the rackets?

How could I not know?

Can't be married

to one of those guys

and not pick up

on what's going on.

Jesus Christ!

I told you not

to marry that racketeer!

I told you he was all mobbed up.

He stank of murder.

She found this-this

greaseball exciting.

He wasn't even good-lookin'!

He was a punk.

I need a drink!

Forget it, Humpty.

I need one, goddammit!

Calm down.

Jesus Christ.

God damn it, she could've

married a few guys

from school, from

the neighborhood, all of 'em.

Decent kids.

We raised her nice.

Your mother and I

we broke our backs

out of workin'

so you could go to college

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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