Whatever Works

Lists: Comedy, Romance, Romantic Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Whatever Works explores the relationship between a crotchety misanthrope, Boris and a naïve, impressionable young runaway from the south, Melody. When Melody's uptight parents arrive in New York to rescue her, they are quickly drawn into wildly unexpected romantic entanglements. Everyone discovers that finding love is just a combination of lucky chance and appreciating the value of "whatever works.""

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 2009: # 0)

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David Baruffi97
Dan O'Neill60(full review)

People Involved

  • Larry David (Boris Yellnikoff)
  • Evan Rachel Wood (Melodie St. Ann Celestine)
  • Adam Brooks (Boris Friend #1)
  • Michael McKean (Joe - Boris Friend #3)
  • Lyle Kanouse (Boris Friend #2)
  • Carolyn McCormick (Jessica)
  • John Gallagher Jr. (Perry)
  • Conleth Hill (Leo Brockman)
  • Nicole Patrick (Perrys Friend)
  • Patricia Clarkson (Marietta)
  • Henry Cavill (Randy James)
  • Olek Krupa (Morgenstern)
  • Ed Begley, Jr. (John)
  • Christopher Evan Welch (Howard)
  • Jessica Hecht (Helena)
  • Kristen Ruhlin (Melodie Club Friend #3)
  • Yolonda Ross (Boys Mother)
  • Samantha Bee (Chess Mother)
  • Willa Cuthrell-Tuttleman (Chess Girl)
  • Julie Basem (Cafe Waitress)
  • Woody Allen (Director)