Great Directors: Sidney Lumet

Films by Sidney Lumet.
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1.
12 Angry Men (1957)
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A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence. (96 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
2.
Stage Struck (1958)
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A young woman arrives in New York City determined to become a great theatrical star, but discovers that her goal may not be as easily attainable as she had hoped. (95 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
3.
That Kind of Woman (1959)
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In 1944, Kay and Jane travel on an overnight train from Miami to New York, accompanied by Harry. Kay is the mistress of "The Man"... (92 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
4.
The Fugitive Kind (1960)
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Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women. (119 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
5.
A View from the Bridge (1962)
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Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman is unhappily married to Beatrice and unconsciously in love with Catherine... (110 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
6.
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
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Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife, fused by a drug-addicted mother... (174 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
7.
The Pawnbroker (1964)
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A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions. (116 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
8.
Fail-Safe (1964)
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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? (112 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
9.
The Hill (1965)
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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. (123 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
10.
The Group (1966)
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It's 1933, and eight young women are friends and members of the upper-class group at a private girl's school... (150 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
11.
The Deadly Affair (1966)
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A British agent sets out to uncover the hidden facts behind a British government employee's suicide. (115 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
12.
Bye Bye Braverman (1968)
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Four Jewish intellectuals carpool to the funeral of their old friend Leslie Braverman, who died suddenly at age 41. (94 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
13.
The Sea Gull (1968)
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Film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century... (141 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
14.
The Appointment (1969)
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The lawyer Federico Fendi has reasons to believe that his wife Carla in secret is Rome's highest paid prostitute. (115 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
15.
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (1970 Documentary)
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Follows Martin Luther King's life and decades long civil rights activism. (185 mins.)
 
16.
Last of the Mobile Hot Shots (1970)
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After winning a game show contest, a newlywed couple travels to New Orleans where the husband seeks to reclaim his ancestral plantation mansion from his biracial stepbrother. (100 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
17.
The Anderson Tapes (1971)
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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. (99 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
18.
Child's Play (1988)
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A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer. (87 mins.)
Director: Tom Holland
 
19.
The Offence (1973)
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A burned-out British police detective finally snaps while interrogating a suspected child molester. (112 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
20.
Serpico (1973)
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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. (130 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
21.
Lovin' Molly (1974)
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Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys, straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny... (98 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
22.
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
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In December 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. (128 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
23.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
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A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
24.
Network (1976)
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A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. (121 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
25.
Equus (1977)
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A psychiatrist attempts to uncover a troubled stable boy's disturbing obsession with horses. (137 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
26.
The Wiz (1978)
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An adaptation of 'The Wizard of Oz' that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience. (134 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
27.
Just Tell Me What You Want (1980)
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A TV producer who is the mistress of her boss, tries to have him make their relationship more permanent... (112 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
28.
Prince of the City (1981)
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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. (167 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
29.
Deathtrap (1982)
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A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script. (116 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
30.
The Verdict (1982)
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A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling. (129 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
31.
Daniel (1983)
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The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. (130 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
32.
Garbo Talks (1984)
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The son of a woman dying of a brain tumour tries to fulfil his mother's last wish: to meet Greta Garbo. (103 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
33.
Power (1986)
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Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country... (111 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
34.
The Morning After (1986)
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A woman wakes up next to a murdered man. Did she do it herself, and if not, is she in danger herself? (103 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
35.
Running on Empty (1988)
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The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own. (116 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
36.
Family Business (1989)
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Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else... (110 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
37.
Q & A (1990)
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A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector... (132 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
38.
A Stranger Among Us (1992)
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Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder... (110 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
39.
Guilty as Sin (1993)
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A female lawyer takes an accused wife-murderer as a client, but finds herself morally compelled to betray him one way or another. (107 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
40.
Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
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A newly elected district attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner. (113 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
41.
Critical Care (1997)
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Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters... (107 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
42.
Glória (1999)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Manuela Viegas
 
43.
Strip Search (2004 TV Movie)
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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. (120 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
44.
Find Me Guilty (2006)
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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. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
45.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
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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. (117 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet