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Sidney Lumet

Sidney Lumet

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Also Known As: Died: April 9, 2011
Born: June 25, 1924 Cause of Death: Lymphoma
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Andy, an overextended broker, lures his younger brother, Hank, into a larcenous scheme: the pair will rob a suburban mom-and-pop jewelry store that appears to be the quintessential easy target. The problem is, the store owners are Andy and Hank's actual mom and pop and, when the seemingly perfect cr
2.
Find Me Guilty (2006)
It was the longest criminal trial in U.S. history: After years of federal investigation, 20 members of the Lucchese crime family are brought to court on 76 different charges. The U.S. Government is prepared to take down one of the mob's biggest crime families. Until one defendant decides to do the u
3.
Strip Search (2004) as Director
A look at how crime and punishment have changed since the attack on the World Trade Center, September 11, 2001. Civil rights violations are compared as humiliating interrogations of a American student in China and a Saudi student in New York are portrayed side by side.
4.
Gloria (1999) as Director
A former gun-moll becomes the reluctant guardian of a young boy who has become the target of a mob hit after witnessing the murder of his parents. Gloria has just been released from a prison term served to protect her ex-lover, but when she returns to New York she discovers that boyfriend Kevin does
5.
Critical Care (1997) as Director
A hospital resident is sucked into a legal battle between two sisters over the care of their father, or rather his fortune.
6.
Night Falls on Manhattan (1997) as Director
A street cop turned Manhattan District Attorney realizes the legal system he reveres is not as it should be and experiences personal and professional betrayal after discovering a crime and cover-up among those closest to him. A liberal defense attorney opposes him in the courtroom and the political
7.
Guilty As Sin (1993) as Director
A defense attorney finds herself doubting her client's innocence as he manipulates his way into both her business and personal lives.
8.
Stranger Among Us, A (1992) as Director
An undercover policewoman falls in love with a rabbi's son while investigating a murder in New York City's Hassidic community.
9.
Q&A (1990) as Director
The story of a corrupt, but well respected, police veteran, and the young assistant district attorney who reproaches him.
10.
Family Business (1989) as Director
A young business executive learns from his eccentric grandfather that he comes from a family of robber barons.
11.
Running on Empty (1988) as Director
A family of fugitives deal with their son's growing independence.
12.
Morning After, The (1986) as Director
A troubled alcoholic woman wakes up next to a dead man. With the help of friends, she goes into hiding as they unravel the mystery of what happened.
13.
Power (1986) as Director
Pete St. John is the image advisor to conservative candidate Jerome Cade who is running for the Senate seat once held by Pete's friend Sam Hastings. Pete's investigation into Cade's background results in retaliation and Pete suspects corruption.
14.
Garbo Talks (1984) as Director
A young man risks everything to help his dying mother meet Greta Garbo.
15.
Daniel (1983) as Director
16.
Verdict, The (1982) as Director
Frank Galvin, an alcoholic lawyer tries to redeem his reputation by taking on a difficult medical malpractice case. He accepts the case after he's approached by the the family of a woman who has been left in a coma following an operation at a large Catholic hospital. At first he's hoping for a quick cash settlement, but when he see's the victim in the hospital he decides that he must take the case to trial, despite the powerful opposition.
17.
Deathtrap (1982) as Director
A blocked playwright plots to kill a beginner and steal his script.
18.
Prince of the City (1981) as Director
A narcotics cop investigating police corruption gets in over his head.
19.
Just Tell Me What You Want (1980) as Director
Max is a successful businessman who has several pretty girlfriends who he sees to escape from his alcoholic wife, but his favorite is Bones Burton. Tired of Max's fear of commitment, Bones begins seeing another man, and Max starts doing everything he can think of to get her back.
20.
The Wiz (1978) as Director
A schoolteacher is swept to a magical land to face witches, wizards and a singing scarecrow.
21.
Equus (1977) as Director
A psychoanalyst tries to help a young man who blinded a stable full of horses.
22.
Network (1976) as Director
Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into 'the mad prophet of the airwaves.'
23.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) as Director
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation.
24.
Lovin' Molly (1974) as Director
In 1925 Texas, two good friends both fall in love with a feminist named Molly. Molly loves both men and cannot choose between them, so they begin a loving, three way relationship that lasts for almost forty years.
25.
Serpico (1974) as Director
A rookie risks his life going undercover to ferret out police corruption.
26.
Murder on the Orient Express (1974) as Director
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a mysterious businessman during a luxurious train ride.
27.
Offense, The (1973) as Director
(Dra '73). Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant, Ian Bannen, Derek Newark. A disturbing psychological drama featuring Sean Connery as an emotionally repressed London detective who beats a suspected child molester to death during interrogation.
28.
Child's Play (1972) as Director
There is an outbreak of violent behavior at the exclusive Catholic boarding school for boys, where Joe Dobbs is a popular English instructor and Jerome Malley is a widely-disliked Latin and Greek teacher. When Malley begins to receive threatening notes and phone calls, he assumes that Dobbs is the c
29.
The Offence (1972)
In Sidney Lumet's harrowing portrayal of police brutality, Detective Sergeant Johnson (Sean Connery) has been with the British Police Force for 20 years. In that time, the countless murders, rapes and other serious crimes he has had to investigate has left a terrible mark on him. His anger and aggression that had been suppressed for years finally surfaces when interviewing a suspect, Baxter (Ian Bannen), whom Johnson is convinced is the man that has been carrying out a series of brutal attacks on young girls. Throughout the interview Johnson brutally beats Baxter and during this ordeal he inadvertently reveals that the state of his own mind is probably no worse than that of the offenders who committed the crimes that disgusted Johnson originally.
30.
The Anderson Tapes (1971) as Director
After ten years in prison, a thief tries to adjust to improved surveillance methods.
31.
King: A Filmed Record ... Montgomery to Memphis (1970) as Connecting seq dir
Compilation documentary on Martin Luther King and his movement.
32.
33.
The Appointment (1970) as Director
A man suspects his wife of part-time prostitution.
34.
Bye Bye Braverman (1968) as Director
Four failed writers try to attend a friend's funeral.
35.
The Sea Gull (1968) as Director
The film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
36.
The Deadly Affair (1967)
A secret agent investigates the tangled affairs surrounding a government official's suicide.
37.
The Group (1966) as Director
Eight friends from a women's college fight for happiness during the Great Depression.
38.
The Pawnbroker (1965) as Director
A Harlem pawnbroker tries to cope with his changing neighborhood while haunted by memories of the concentration camps.
39.
The Hill (1965) as Director
Prisoners fight to survive the grueling conditions in a North African military stockade.
40.
Fail Safe (1964) as Director
A failure in the U.S. defense system threatens to start World War III.
41.
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962) as Director
A young writer tries to find himself while his family falls apart.
42.
A View From the Bridge (1962) as Director
A working-class Italian-American family is thrust into a conflict when two young men, illegal immigrants from Italy, arrive to stay in their home, and one of the young men falls in love with the niece that they have raised since a child.
43.
The Fugitive Kind (1960) as Director
A drifter ignites passions among the women of a Mississippi town.
44.
That Kind of Woman (1959) as Director
A kept woman falls in love with a young paratrooper during the final days of World War II.
45.
Stage Struck (1958) as Director
A young actress makes all the wrong moves trying to break in on Broadway.
46.
12 Angry Men (1957) as Director
A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty.

Cast (feature film)

47.
Based on a True Story (2005)
Investigates the real people and events that inspired Sidney Lumet's 1975 bank-heist drama, "Dog Day Afternnon." Aug. 22, 1972, Wojtowicz and accomplice Sal Naturile (John Cazale in "Dog Day") held up a Brooklyn bank so that Wojtowicz could get money for a sex-change operation for his then-lover Ern
48.
Manchurian Candidate, The (2004)
U.S. Army Major Bennett Marco can't sleep at night--and he doesn't want to. Marco spends his days giving inspiring speeches about his platoon's ambush in the Kuwaiti desert and the heroics of Sergeant Raymond Shaw, who won the Medal of Honor for saving Marco's crew. But at night, Marco's dreamlike memories of the desert turn sinister and terrifying. And Marco privately wonders whether the two soldiers who died in the firefight might have met darker fates than officially recorded--and whether Shaw might not be the glorious hero that everyone thinks he is. When Shaw takes the national stage as a surefire candidate for vice president--under the thumb of his controversial mother, Senator Eleanor Prentiss Shaw--Marco is forced to act on his growing suspicions. With military officials questioning his sanity, and the net of security tightening around Shaw, Marco races to probe deeper into the unimaginable, shocking truth before the White House is won.
49.
AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (1998)
This American Film Institute special covers the full spectrum of American movie making from westerns to musicals focussing on the top 100 films chosen by the AFI including Psycho, On the Waterfront, E.T. - The extra-terrestrial, West Side Story, Citizen Kane, 2001, and many others.
50.
Fonda On Fonda (1992)
Jane Fonda recalls her father Henry's career as a star of stage and screen.
51.
Listen Up (1990) as Himself
Biographical film on music producer, arranger and performer Quincy Jones.
52.
William Holden: The Golden Boy (1989)
A documentary about the life and career of actor William Holden. Included are clips from many of his films as well as interviews with friends, family and colleagues, as well as an interview with Holden himself.
53.
Funny (1989) as Director
Various celebrities and non-celebrities tell jokes, and funny stories.
54.
50 Years of Action! (1986) as Himself
The history of the Directors Guild of America is recounted. Begun in the years when people in the United States were fighting for unions, the guild was initially not recognized by the movie studios. The organization was started by twelve men and evolved fairly peacefully until 1950 when president Jo
55.
...one third of a nation... (1939) as Joey Rogers
After rescuing a boy from a tenement fire, a wealthy young man learns he owns the run-down building.
56.
400 Million, The (1938) as Voice

Writer (feature film)

57.
Find Me Guilty (2006)
It was the longest criminal trial in U.S. history: After years of federal investigation, 20 members of the Lucchese crime family are brought to court on 76 different charges. The U.S. Government is prepared to take down one of the mob's biggest crime families. Until one defendant decides to do the u
58.
Night Falls on Manhattan (1997) as Screenwriter
A street cop turned Manhattan District Attorney realizes the legal system he reveres is not as it should be and experiences personal and professional betrayal after discovering a crime and cover-up among those closest to him. A liberal defense attorney opposes him in the courtroom and the political
59.
Q&A (1990) as Screenwriter
The story of a corrupt, but well respected, police veteran, and the young assistant district attorney who reproaches him.
60.
Prince of the City (1981) as Screenwriter
A narcotics cop investigating police corruption gets in over his head.

Producer (feature film)

61.
Critical Care (1997) as Producer
A hospital resident is sucked into a legal battle between two sisters over the care of their father, or rather his fortune.
62.
Daniel (1983) as Executive Producer
63.
Just Tell Me What You Want (1980) as Producer
Max is a successful businessman who has several pretty girlfriends who he sees to escape from his alcoholic wife, but his favorite is Bones Burton. Tired of Max's fear of commitment, Bones begins seeing another man, and Max starts doing everything he can think of to get her back.
64.
65.
Bye Bye Braverman (1968) as Producer
Four failed writers try to attend a friend's funeral.
66.
The Sea Gull (1968) as Producer
The film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
67.
The Deadly Affair (1967) as Producer
A secret agent investigates the tangled affairs surrounding a government official's suicide.

Production Companies (feature film)

68.
Fail Safe (1964) as Company
A failure in the U.S. defense system threatens to start World War III.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

69.
The 400,000,000 (1939) as The following actors contributed their voices

Misc. Crew (feature film)

70.
Funny (1989) as Assistance
Various celebrities and non-celebrities tell jokes, and funny stories.

Director (special)

71.
Count of Monte Cristo, The (1958) as Director
72.
Showoff, The (1955) as Director
The story of Aubrey Piper, an egotistical, loud-mouthed showoff and dreamer who attempts to impress others with his big ambitions while at the same time preserving his self-respect. Based on the play by George Kelly.

Cast (special)

73.
AMC Project: Hollywood and the Holocaust, The (2003) as Interviewee
An examination of Hollywood's response to the Holocaust from World War II to the present, featuring interviews with the likes of Steven Spielberg and Sidney Lumet as well as clips from newsreels and movies dealing with the Holocaust, such as "Sophie's Choice," "The Pawnbroker," "Schindler's List" an
74.
New York at the Movies (2002) as Interviewee
Documentary about the films and filmmakers that have celebrated New York City.
75.
The Tramp and the Dictator (2002) as Himself
A fascinating comparison of the parallel lives of Charlie Chaplin and Adolph Hitler. Includes never-before-seen color film shot by Chaplin's brother.
76.
Eugene O'Neill: A Haunted Life (2002) as Interviewee
Profile of playwright Eugene O'Neill.
77.
Quincy Jones: In the Pocket (2001) as Interviewee
A portrait of Quincy Jones, the composer, arranger and entertainer who has won a Grammy, Oscar and Emmy. As a master inventor of musical hybrids, "Q" has shuffled pop, soul, hip-hop, jazz, classical, African and Brazilian music into fusions, traversing virtually every medium -- records, live perform
78.
Paul Newman - Bravo Profile (2001) as Interviewee
Bravo profile of actor Paul Newman.
79.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills (2001) as Interviewee
Special that reveals America's 100 most heart-pounding films, as chosen by leaders of the entertainment community.
80.
Anthony Perkins: A Life in the Shadows (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Anthony Perkins, who died of AIDS in 1992.
81.
NYTV: By the People Who Made It (1998) as Interviewee
History of New York television as told through the collective voices of its celebrities and innovators. Interviews are supplemented by archival film clips from classic programs made in New York as well as scenes from shows currently produced in New York.
82.
Hometown Heroes (1998) as Interviewee
An annual one-hour television special recognizing individuals doing heroic things for kids in our hometowns.
83.
Intimate Portrait: Sean Connery (1997) as Interviewee
Oscar-winning actor Sean Connery is profiled in this segment of "Intimate Portrait." Includes film clips, never-before-seen photos and interviews with colleagues.
84.
Rod Serling: Submitted For Your Approval (1995) as Interviewee
Profile of Rod Serling, screenwriter and creator of the television series, "The Twilight Zone."
85.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
86.
Unauthorized Biography: Jane Fonda (1988)
A profile of Jane Fonda, hosted by Barbara Howar. Included in the program are film clips of the actress and celebrity interviews.

Cast (short)

87.
The Sun... the Sand... the Hill. (1965)
This promotional short presents a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The Hill" (1965).

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