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)

GENRES: Drama
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)

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

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)

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

Dog Day Afternoon (1975) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly turns sour and escalates into ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  John Cazale  •  Charles Durning  •  Chris Sarandon

Fail-Safe (1964) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Walter Matthau  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Larry Hagman

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 • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Rosanna DeSoto

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: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Alex Rocco  •  Frank Pietrangolare  •  Richard DeDomenico

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

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 • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Andy García  •  Ian Holm  •  James Gandolfini  •  Lena Olin

Prince of the City (1981) RT 95% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2007

New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Jerry Orbach  •  Richard Foronjy  •  Don Billett




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

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)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Christine Lahti  •  River Phoenix  •  Judd Hirsch  •  Jonas Abry

Serpico (1973) RT 90% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Dec 2002

The real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  John Randolph Jones  •  Jack Kehoe  •  Biff McGuire

The Hill (1965) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 2007

North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Harry Andrews  •  Ian Bannen  •  Alfred Lynch

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)

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

King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

A 1970 American documentary film biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., presented in the form of newsreel footage and segments of recordings by Dr. King, framed by ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet  •  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Ruby Dee  •  James Earl Jones

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

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

Lovin' Molly (1974) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Apr 1999

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Anthony Perkins  •  Beau Bridges  •  Blythe Danner  •  Edward Binns

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