Most Popular Titles With Sidney Lumet
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2. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.
4. The Station Agent (2003)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
5. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
6. Serpico (1973)
R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story about an honest New York cop who blew the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.
7. Rachel Getting Married (2008)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
8. The Wiz (1978)
G | 134 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An adaption of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African American experience.
9. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
10. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.
11. The Verdict (1982)
R | 129 min | Drama
A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.
12. Find Me Guilty (2006)
R | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
14. Fail-Safe (1964)
Approved | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?
20. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
174 min | Drama
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife, fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous ... See full summary »
23. Family Business (1989)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama
Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a ... See full summary »
24. The Hill (1965)
Approved | 123 min | Drama, War
In a North African military prison during World War II, five new prisoners struggle to survive in the face of brutal punishment and sadistic guards.
25. Q & A (1990)
R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him in this gritty ... See full summary »
26. The Pawnbroker (1964)
Approved | 116 min | Drama
A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
27. The Anderson Tapes (1971)
GP | 99 min | Crime, Thriller
After Duke Anderson is released from prison after ten years for taking the rap for a scion of a Mafia family, he cashes in a debt of honor with the mob to bankroll a caper.
28. The Fugitive Kind (1960)
Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance
Val Xavier, a drifter of obscure origins arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence, a sex-starved woman whose husband Jabe M. Torrance is dying of cancer ... See full summary »
30. Prince of the City (1981)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.
31. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »
32. Gloria (1999)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Sharon Stone plays a street-wise, middle-aged moll standing up against the mobs, all of which is complicated by a 6 year old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under ... See full summary »
33. Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.
35. A Stranger Among Us (1992)
PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken ... See full summary »
37. Power (1986)
R | 111 min | Drama
Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit ... See full summary »
40. Strip Search (2004 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City.
41. Critical Care (1997)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really ... See full summary »
42. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
60 min | Drama
A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »
43. The Group (1966)
Approved | 150 min | Drama
It's 1933, and eight young women are friends and members of the upper- class group at a private girl's school, about to graduate and start their own lives. The film documents the years ... See full summary »
44. Guilty as Sin (1993)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A female lawyer takes an accused wife-murderer as a client, but finds herself morally compelled to betray him one way or another.
47. Child's Play (1972)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.
48. Lovin' Molly (1974)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who ... See full summary »
50. Just Tell Me What You Want (1980)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
A TV producer who is the mistress of her boss, tries to have him make their relationship more permanent, and begins a relationship with a younger man. When her boss hears of this, he tries ... See full summary »