Search results for "Sidney Lumet"

12 Angry Men (1957) RT 92% / Audience 86%

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Ed Begley  •  E. G. Marshall

Network (1976)

A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  William Holden  •  Peter Finch  •  Robert Duvall

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) RT 88% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2008

When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Albert Finney  •  Marisa Tomei

Find Me Guilty (2006) RT 61% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jun 2006

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.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Alex Rocco  •  Frank Pietrangolare  •  Richard DeDomenico

Strip Search (2004) RT Audience 51%

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Glenn Close  •  Dean Winters  •  Ken Leung

Critical Care (1997) RT 59% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Mar 2000

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  James Spader  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Helen Mirren  •  Albert Brooks

Night Falls on Manhattan (1996) RT 68% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 1997

A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Andy García  •  Ian Holm  •  James Gandolfini  •  Lena Olin

Guilty as Sin (1993) RT 40% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Before a criminal lawyer knows what has happened, she is forced to defend a wife killer she knows is guilty.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Don Johnson  •  Dana Ivey  •  Stephen Lang

A Stranger Among Us (1992) RT 23% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Jun 2003

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  John Pankow  •  Tracy Pollan  •  Lee Richardson

Q&A (1990)

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.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Armand Assante  •  Luis Guzmán

Family Business (1989) RT 38% / Audience 27%

DVD release: May 2003

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Rosanna DeSoto

Running on Empty (1988) RT 85% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 1999

The Popes are a family who haven't been able to use their real identity for years. In the late sixties, the parents set a weapons lab afire in an effort to hinder the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Christine Lahti  •  River Phoenix  •  Judd Hirsch  •  Jonas Abry

The Morning After (1986) RT 71% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Failed actress Alex Sternbergen wakes up hungover one morning in an apartment she does not recognize, unable to remember the previous evening -- and with a dead body in bed ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Diane Salinger

Power (1986) RT 55% / Audience 46%

DVD release: May 1999

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Julie Christie  •  Gene Hackman  •  Kate Capshaw

Garbo Talks (1984) RT 20% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A New York accountant (Ron Silver) sets out to grant his dying mother's last wish--to meet film star Greta Garbo. Sidney Lumet's bittersweet 1984 comedy also stars Anne ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Ron Silver  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Catherine Hicks

Daniel (1983) RT 43% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jul 2008

The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  Ed Asner

The Verdict (1982)

Frank Galvin is a down-on-his luck lawyer, reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing. Former associate Mickey Morrissey reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Jack Warden  •  James Mason

Deathtrap (1982) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 1999

A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Irene Worth