"I could say it changes sometimes, like the top 5 or ten change, depending on what mood I'm in, but if I think of a movie that... was very seminal in my childhood, it would be 'Annie Hall.'
"It was my father's favorite movie. It's one of those films, if you're an east coast Jew -- a suburban Jew -- it very often overlaps your life.
"In fact... I'm having a play reading of my new play and it's like that scene where Woody Allen is watching his life unfold in a rehearsal for a play and he says to the camera, 'What do you want, it was my first play?' I recently felt that exact thing."
Zach Braff stars in the indie "The High Cost of Living," which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. He'll appear next in "The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," co-starring Chloe Moretz and Jessica Biel.