1973 science fiction comedy starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton


Sleeper (1973 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Sleeper is a 1973 futuristic science fiction comedy film, written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman, and directed by Allen. The plot involves the adventures of the owner (played by Woody Allen) of a health food store who is cryogenically frozen in 1973 and defrosted 200 years later in an inept totalitarian state. The film contains many elements which parody notable works of science fiction. ..."

Cast and Crew

Woody AllenMiles Monroe
Diane KeatonLuna Schlosser
Woody AllenDirector

Video Products

Sleeper, 5 Jul 2000

Memorable Scenes

Final scene, after disposing of the national Leader's nose (only remaining organ)
Luna Schlosser: Miles, Erno is going to lead the revolution and head the new government.
Miles Monroe: Look, don't you understand? In six months, we'll be stealing Erno's nose. Political solutions don't work. I told you that. It doesn't matter who's up there. They're all terrible. You know, the political mentali...


Freedom's Flicks: The 20 Best Libertarian Movies of all Time, Nov 1999
The Orange County Register picks movies for "freedom lovers"
"16. Sleeper (1973). Woody Allen's anti-utopian comedy is one of his funniest. It's a takeoff on Orwell's '1984' in which a Big Brother-like dictator destroys freedom while Woody and Diane Keaton organize a revolution."