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Sidney Lumet

Director, Actor

Twelve Angry MenTwelve Angry Men (1957) Aro Favourite
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley
Henry Fonda holds–out on a unanimous jury who wish to convict an alleged murderer. A sweltering tension is worked up as he struggles to…
Fugitive Kind, TheFugitive Kind, The (1959)
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani
A directionless, but quirky version of Tennesse Williams' play 'Orpheus Descending' with Brando playing a troublesome hobo who spreads romantic…
Long Day's Journey Into NightLong Day's Journey Into Night (1962) Recommended
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards Jr.
Faithful and masterful adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play about family life, love and losers drinking and tearing each other apart in leafy New…
Fail SafeFail Safe (1964)
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman
Henry Fonda plays the American president struggling to avert an imminent nuclear holocaust, due to a computer malfunction. A nailbiting Cold War…
Hill, TheHill, The (1965) Recommended
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Sean Connery, Ian Bannen, Roy Kinnear
Intense military stockade drama, with Sean Connery doing gruelling punishment in the Sahara.
Pawnbroker, ThePawnbroker, The (1965) Recommended
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Rod Steiger
Rod Steiger gives a career–best performance as a Jewish pawnbroker whose new life in Spanish Harlem conjures haunting images of his Nazi prison…
Anderson Tapes, TheAnderson Tapes, The (1971)
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam
An inventive, if over–ambitious thriller in which a master–thief (Connery) recently released from prison plans a difficult heist, without…
SerpicoSerpico (1973) Recommended
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Al Pacino
Pacino plays a tough, non–conformist cop who exposes police corruption and suffers persecution. Influential, authentic crime drama.
Offence, TheOffence, The (1973)
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant
Sean Connery – in a rare decent performance – is impressive as a British cop under pressure from Bannen's child molestor, in an…
Murder On the Orient ExpressMurder On the Orient Express (1974)
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam
Extravagent production of Agatha Christie's mystery with Albert Finney as Poirot rounding up an all–star cast of suspects.

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