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Zelig (1983)

PG
79 min | Comedy

"Documentary" about a man who can look and act like whoever he's around, and meets various famous people.
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Director
Composer
Dick Hyman (music composed by)
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Opening Wknd
$ 60,119
Gross (USA)
$ 11,798,616
Gross (World)
$ 11,798,616
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Release date
Jul 15, 1983 (United States)

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110 cast members
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Woody Allen
Leonard Zelig Leonard Zelig   See fewer
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Mia Farrow
Dr. Eudora Nesbitt Fletcher Dr. Eudora Nesbitt Fletcher   See fewer
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Patrick Horgan
The Narrator (voice) The Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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John Buckwalter
Dr. Sindell Dr. Sindell   See fewer
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Marvin Chatinover
Glandular Diagnosis Doctor Glandular Diagnosis Doctor   See fewer
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Stanley Swerdlow
Mexican Food Doctor Mexican Food Doctor   See fewer
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Paul Nevens
Dr. Birsky Dr. Birsky   See fewer
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Howard Erskine
Hypodermic Doctor Hypodermic Doctor   See fewer
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George Hamlin
Experimental Drugs Doctor Experimental Drugs Doctor   See fewer
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Ralph Bell
Other Doctor Other Doctor   See fewer
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Richard Whiting
Other Doctor Other Doctor   See fewer
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Will Hussung
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Robert Iglesia
Man in Barber Chair Man in Barber Chair   See fewer
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Eli Resnick
Man in Park Man in Park   See fewer
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Edward McPhillips
Scotsman Scotsman   See fewer
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Gale Hansen
Freshman #1 Freshman #1   See fewer
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Michael Jeter
Freshman #2 (as Michael Jeeter) Freshman #2 (as Michael Jeeter)   See fewer
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Peter McRobbie
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Sol Lomita
Martin Geist Martin Geist   See fewer
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Mary Louise Wilson
Sister Ruth Sister Ruth   See fewer
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Alice Beardsley
Telephone Operator Telephone Operator   See fewer
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Paula Trueman
Woman on Telephone Woman on Telephone   See fewer
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Ed Lane
Man on Telephone Man on Telephone   See fewer
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Marianne Tatum
Actress Fletcher Actress Fletcher   See fewer
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Charles Denny
Actor Doctor (as Charles Denney) Actor Doctor (as Charles Denney)   See fewer
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Michael Kell
Actor Koslow Actor Koslow   See fewer
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Garrett M. Brown
Actor Zelig (as Garrett Brown) Actor Zelig (as Garrett Brown)   See fewer
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Sharon Ferrol-Young
Miss Baker (as Sharon Ferrol) Miss Baker (as Sharon Ferrol)   See fewer
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Richard Litt
Charles Koslow Charles Koslow   See fewer
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John Rothman
Paul Deghuee Paul Deghuee   See fewer
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Stephanie Farrow
Meryl Fletcher Meryl Fletcher   See fewer
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Francis Beggins
City Hall Speaker City Hall Speaker   See fewer
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Jean Trowbridge
Dr. Fletcher's Mother Dr. Fletcher's Mother   See fewer
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Ken Chapin
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Deborah Rush
Lita Fox Lita Fox   See fewer
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Stanley Simmonds
Lita's Lawyer Lita's Lawyer   See fewer
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Robert Berger
Zelig's Lawyer Zelig's Lawyer   See fewer
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Jeanine Jackson
Helen Gray Helen Gray   See fewer
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Erma Campbell
Zelig's Wife Zelig's Wife   See fewer
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Anton Marco
Wrist Victim Wrist Victim   See fewer
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Louise Deitch
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Bernice Dowis
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Willy Holt
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Irving Howe
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John Morton Blum
John Morton Blum - Contemporary Interviews (as Professor John Morton Blum) John Morton Blum - Contemporary Interviews (as Professor John Morton Blum)   See fewer
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Marshall Cole Sr.
Calvin Turner - Contemporary Interviews Calvin Turner - Contemporary Interviews   See fewer
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voice of Helen Kane (uncredited) voice of Helen Kane (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 36,298 votes