Sidney Lumet was a versatile filmmaker who made some of the best movies ever to be released in the 20th century.

He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Director three times and won once. His films include 12 Angry Men, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, and Network.

In addition to his work on screenplays, Lumet directed plays for the Group Theatre in New York City during World War II.

After graduating from Columbia University with a degree in drama, he started his career as an actor at the age of 17 playing the lead role in The Front Page.

His first movie was The Stranger (1946), starring Montgomery Clift and Claire Trevor, which won him his first Academy Award nomination as Best Director. His next two films were 12 Angry Men (1957) and Serpico (1973).

Although he only directed one film after 1973 (Network), he continued to work as an actor until his death in 2011 at the age of 94.

Best Sidney Lumet Movies

Let’s take a look at Sidney Lumet’s best films.

1. 12 Angry Men (1957)

A jury trial is underway in a small town. Jurors are deliberating on whether or not a man accused of murdering his son should be convicted or acquitted. The prosecutor and the defense attorney are arguing their case, but one juror has had enough and he stands up and demands that they stop talking and start listening to him.

As someone who has been a juror myself, I can tell you that in real life this rarely happens. Jurors tend to be very opinionated, especially during deliberations.

They often have strong feelings about the case and want to express those feelings by voting for one direction or another. It is rare for anyone on the jury to demand silence from everyone else because they feel strongly about an issue.

This is because most people want to influence others rather than stand up for themselves. It is rare for anyone on the jury to demand silence from everyone else because they feel strongly about an issue. This is because most people want to influence others rather than stand up for themselves.

12 Angry Men (1957)
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  • Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Reginald Rose (Writer) - George Justin (Producer)
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2. Network (1976)

Network (1976) Sidney Lumet. Network is a film about television, but it’s also about how we view and understand the world around us. It’s a story of the power of television, and how it can potentially shape the way people think and act.

The movie is based on the book by Paddy Chayefsky (who co-wrote the screenplay), who was inspired by actual events that occurred during his days working at CBS in New York City.

The movie begins with a group of people gathered together in a studio, all watching live TV coverage of an assassination attempt on then-President Johnson (James Brolin).

The broadcast is interrupted by news flash that Johnson has been killed, but before anyone can react to this shocking development, another news flash interrupts them again: “It was an accident,” says a voice over the airwaves. “We had no idea what we were doing.”

The main character in Network is television news reporter Howard Beale (Peter Finch), who takes over as host after his regular show host has been fired for going on air drunk. He starts his new show with a rant against the American government that goes on ad inf

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  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Paddy Chayefsky (Writer) - Howard Gottfried (Producer)
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3. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)     

 Dog Day Afternoon is a 1975 American crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, who also wrote the screenplay. It is based on the true story of Sonny Guerini (Al Pacino), a real-life kidnapping which occurred in New York City on August 15, 1970,

when two criminals invaded the building of the vinyl record company pressing plant where they worked and took hostages. The owner of the plant was a friend of their boss. The robbers were arrested after Guerini’s brother Charlie (John Cazale) and his partner Sal (Henry Fonda) convinced Guerini to bail them out for $200,000.

Dog Day Afternoon was released to critical acclaim and modest box office success. It won three Academy Awards: Best Actor (Pacino), Best Supporting Actress (Fonda), and Best Original Screenplay.[2]

The real-life incident depicted in the film inspired a number of variations among other films and books, including an adaptation by Steven Soderbergh in 1988 and an opera by David Pomeranz entitled Dog Day Afternoon.[3]

Dog Day Afternoon
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  • Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Frank Pierson (Writer) - Martin Bregman (Producer)
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  • English (Subtitle)

4. Serpico (1973)             

 Sidney Lumet’s Serpico (1973) is a classic film about urban corruption, featuring an Oscar-winning performance by Al Pacino as Frank Serpico. The film is based on the true story of Frank Serpico, an undercover New York City police officer who exposed police corruption and was subsequently targeted by his own colleagues for revenge.

The film stars Al Pacino as Frank Serpico, a New York City police officer who becomes an informer after witnessing police brutality firsthand. His efforts to expose corruption within the force lead him to be framed for crimes he did not commit, which ultimately leads to his resignation from the police force in 1971.

After leaving the force, Serpico becomes a cab driver and works with fellow informer Dave Toscanini (John Cazale) on a special task force investigating corruption within the department.

The two men are soon joined by two other officers – Jack Malone (Jack Nicholson), who moonlights as a private investigator; and Nikki Ross (Sean Connery), who has been assigned to work alongside them while he tries to get his old job back.

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  • Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Waldo Salt (Writer) - Martin Bregman (Producer)
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  • Audience Rating: R (Restricted)

5. Prince of the City (1981)          

In Prince of the City, Sidney Lumet’s gangster movie about the rise and fall of a drug lord, there are many layers to the story. The lead character is Johnny Boy (James Caan), a small-time crook who lives in a houseboat with his girlfriend, Lucy (Diane Venora).

After being arrested by an undercover cop posing as an FBI agent, he’s sent to prison and gets out only after meeting Rufus Buckley (Robert Duvall), who promises him that he can turn him into a “super cop.”

The problem is that Buckley doesn’t know how yet; he just has big plans for Johnny Boy. He wants him to become partner in his cocaine business so they can take over New York City’s drug trade.

Buckley sends Johnny Boy to Puerto Rico to set up operations there and then trains him in police tactics and brings him back home to help him take over New York from within.

All this happens over the course of several years as Johnny Boy slowly becomes more involved with Buckley’s criminal empire until finally he decides it’s time for them both to retire from crime and go legit together.

Prince of the City
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  • Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Jay Presson Allen (Writer) - Burtt Harris (Producer)
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6. The Verdict (1982)

Directed by Sidney Lumet. With Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, James Mason, Sam Neill. In a small town in New England, a jury is assembled to decide the fate of an old man who has been accused of murdering his wife.

The verdict will affect several lives: the accused man’s children and grandchildren, who must live with their father’s guilt; the family members of the victim, who have endured years of public humiliation and pain; and those who have formed opinions about this case based on prejudice or incomplete information.

The Verdict is one of many films that was written by screenwriter Stanley Kramer but directed by Sidney Lumet (who also directed Dog Day Afternoon). Kramer’s script for The Verdict was nominated for an Oscar for Best Screenplay but lost out to Robert Benton’s Mystic River.

Sidney Lumet became one of Hollywood’s most popular directors during the 1960s and 1970s. He won four Oscars for directing 12 Angry Men (1957), Network (1976), Prince Of The City (1981), and Murder On The Orient Express (1974).

The Verdict
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  • Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Barry Reed (Writer) - Richard D. Zanuck (Producer)
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7. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

 Murder on the Orient Express (1974) is a British-American mystery thriller film directed by Sidney Lumet and based on Agatha Christie’s 1934 novel of the same name.

The film stars Albert Finney, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, Vanessa Redgrave and Lauren Bacall. It was filmed in England at Pinewood Studios and on location in France, Spain, Italy and Yugoslavia.

Murder on the Orient Express has been described as an “epic murder mystery” that explores themes of class conflict, sexual mores and religious faith.[4] Murder on the Orient Express was Lumet’s last feature film before his death in 1975; it received positive reviews from critics and was nominated for five Academy Awards.

The story follows an ill-fated train journey across Europe through some of Western Europe’s most scenic landscapes at the end of World War II. A stranger named Hercule Poirot is asked by a wealthy American tycoon to join him and twelve other passengers on board a luxury train bound for Istanbul.

Upon arrival at their destination, each passenger is murdered by one of thirteen vintage hand guns disguised as articles of clothing.


Poirot unravels the clues involving all thirteen murders while trying to determine who among them are close friends who may

Murder on the Orient Express
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  • Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Paul Dehn (Writer) - John Brabourne (Producer)
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  • English (Subtitle)

8. Fail Safe (1964)           

 Fail Safe is a 1964 drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Henry Fonda. The film was adapted by Rod Serling from the 1957 novel of the same title by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler.

The film’s title derives from the United States Department of Defense’s fail-safe plan, which was designed to ensure that in the event of a nuclear attack, America would survive a nuclear attack.

The film follows the activities of a group of people who are trying to prevent World War III by preventing President Kennedy from launching a preemptive strike on Russia.

The plot involves an attempt to convince the President that he should not be allowed to launch his missiles because it could lead to nuclear war with Russia, but fails when Air Force General Robert McNamara intervenes at just the right moment and convinces him otherwise.

The title Fail Safe alludes to an acronym for “Fail Safe Alternate”. That is, if something goes wrong with your plan (i.e., if you fail in carrying out your mission), what then?

Fail Safe
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  • Charles Tyner, Henry Fonda, Dan O'Herlihy (Actors)
  • Lumet,Sidney (Director) - Walter Bernstein (Writer) - Max E. Youngstein (Producer)
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9. The Pawnbroker (1964)           

 Sidney Lumet’s The Pawnbroker is a film that is not only the director’s most ambitious and popular film, but also one of his finest works. This powerful drama tells the story of Solomon (played by Rod Steiger), a Jewish man who gets out of prison after being wrongly convicted for murdering his landlady.

Upon his release, Solomon finds himself homeless and broke. When he meets an eccentric pawnbroker named Axelrod (Richard Attenborough) and his daughter Catherine (Shirley Knight), he comes to realize that he was wrongfully accused.

The Pawnbroker was based on the novella “The Pawnbroker” by Holocaust survivor Isaac Bashevis Singer. In addition to being a successful film, it won several awards including Best Director for Sidney Lumet at the Cannes Film Festival in 1964.

The Pawnbroker (1964) ( The Pawn broker )
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  • Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - The Pawnbroker (1964) ( The Pawn broker ) (Producer)

10. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007)

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead is one of those movies that I think everyone should see, but most likely won’t. It’s a long movie, and it takes place during an extended period of time in New York City.

It’s about a family who is trying to survive after their father is murdered by a hitman. The film is about how they cope with this loss and how they are able to get through life without him.

I don’t know what it was about this movie that made me like it so much, but I thought it was great. I already knew the ending before I watched the movie, so it didn’t matter if anything went wrong in my head while watching it because I already knew what was going to happen at the end anyway.

The cast did an amazing job with their roles as well. They put on such great performances that they could have easily been nominated for Oscars just as much as any other cast member in other films that year.

This movie also has some great cinematography throughout its runtime and some beautiful shots of New York City throughout its runtime as well. There are several different scenes where you can see different parts of New York City from

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Belle Avery (Producer)
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11. The Hill (1965)          

 The Hill is a 1965 British drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and based on the novel of the same name by John Pudney. The film stars Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson, who also wrote the screenplay.

The plot focuses on a woman who goes to her doctor after being raped, but who is unable to talk about it due to her fear of being blamed for the crime. The doctor tries to help her understand that she was not responsible for what happened to her, but cannot do much more than give her some drugs so that she can sleep through the night.

She later disappears from his hospital during surgery and is found dead in a ditch outside of town some days later. Her husband is arrested for her murder because he had been unfaithful to her, although he claims he only left his wife because she was having an affair with another man (played by Leo McKern).

The case against him is dismissed when it turns out that he was also having an affair with another woman (played by Diane Cilento), which led to him murdering their daughter years earlier when she discovered them together in bed together.

The Hill (1965)
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  • Michael Redgrave, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Ray Rigby (Writer) - Kenneth Hyman (Producer)
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12. Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962)              

 Long Day’s Journey Into Night is a 1962 American drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Henry Fonda, Jason Robards, and Katharine Hepburn. It was adapted from the Eugene O’Neill play of the same name, which in turn had been adapted from his own novel The Long Voyage Home.

The film won three Oscars: Best Director (Lumet), Best Actor in a Leading Role (Fonda), and Best Actress in a Leading Role (Hepburn).

In April 1912, blind Irish poet Patrick Magee returns to America after a long journey during which he has struggled to find a place for himself in society. He reconnects with his sister Ellen who lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts.

He is welcomed by his brother James and wife Kate but finds that she cannot stand him because of their estrangement from their mother Monica. Magee begins working as an assistant at the local college library but soon quits when he realizes that it is just another job.

He finds work as a clerk at a railroad depot where he is befriended by train dispatcher Tom Conway. To support himself financially, Magee takes up writing poetry for newspapers and magazines such as The Atlantic Monthly and Harper’s Weekly. His first poetry collection is published under the

Long Day's Journey Into Night
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  • Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards Jr. (Actors)
  • Lumet,Sidney (Director) - Eugene O'Neill (Writer) - Jack J. Dreyfus Jr. (Producer)
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13. Running on Empty (1988)     

Running on Empty is a 1988 American drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Kevin Spacey, Annabella Sciorra, and Judd Hirsch. The movie was written by Paul Rudnick, based on his play of the same name.[1] The film received mixed reviews from critics, but was nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, including Best Picture.

The film tells the story of a young man who returns home to find his old neighborhood has been emptied out and transformed into an upscale community.

The main character, who is played by Kevin Spacey, struggles with the loss of his childhood home and the absence of his younger sister who has moved away with her family.

The title Running on Empty refers to the perception that people who cannot afford to purchase housing in cities will run out of money before they can find another place to live.[2]

Running on Empty (1988)
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  • Christine Lahti, River Phoenix, Judd Hirsch (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Naomi Foner (Writer) - Amy Robinson (Producer)
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14. The Group (1966)    

 The Group is a 1966 American drama film directed by Sidney Lumet. It stars Kirk Douglas, Paul Newman, Lee Remick, and Alan Bates. The screenplay was written by David Suskind and based on the book The Group: A Study of an Adolescent Gang by David Halberstam.

The film follows a group of friends who form a gang in New York City’s Greenwich Village during the late 1950s. Their charismatic leader, who calls himself “the leader”, manipulates them into committing petty crimes such as petty theft and vandalism,

as well as more serious crimes such as assault and murder. Despite their youth and anti-social behavior, the gang’s actions are carefully orchestrated by their leader so that they appear to be spontaneous acts of violence.

He also encourages the members to engage in sexual activity with each other (through sexual harassment) and with girls outside their circle (through rape).

Although this film is based on actual events about a real-life teen gang in New York City during the early 1960s, it has been criticized for being poorly written and unrealistic; however it received positive reviews from critics at its release

The Group
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  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Sidney Buchman (Writer) - Sidney Buchman (Producer)
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15. Find Me Guilty (2006)

Find Me Guilty is a 2006 American legal thriller film written and directed by Barry Levinson. It is the second of three films in the “Spotlight” trilogy, and stars Al Pacino, Chris Cooper, Richard Dreyfuss, John Cusack, and Dustin Hoffman. The film was released theatrically on October 6, 2006 by Paramount Pictures.

The movie opens with a documentary-style interview with a man named David Scheiner (Al Pacino), who gives a detailed account of his life as a lawyer in New York City.

David’s mother Elaine (Dreyfuss) fights to get custody of him from his abusive father Joseph (Cusack). She eventually wins the case, but David is forced to live with her for five years until he turns 18 years old; during that time, she divorces Joseph so that she can have full custody of David.

When David turns 18 years old, he moves back in with his father Joseph. He begins working as an investigator at the law firm where Joseph works as an associate attorney. One night while chasing down leads on a case at the firm’s office building

Find Me Guilty
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  • Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage, Alex Rocca (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Sidney Lumet (Writer) - Bob DeBrino (Producer)
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16. The Offence (1973) 

Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger (1927) is one of cinema’s classic whodunnits. And it’s hard to imagine a movie more suited to the director. It was Hitchcock’s first film and was shot in black-and-white by Marcel Pagnol, who would go on to make the Oscar-winning Marseille (1938).

Not only does The Lodger have all the hallmarks of Hitchcock—a mysterious stranger arrives at a boarding house, lingers long enough to turn its residents into suspects, and then disappears—but it also has what are arguably some of the most famous scenes in cinema: the infamous “double-take” moment when Colin Clive looks into a mirror and sees his own face staring back at him.

This isn’t just a great mystery story; it’s also a sort of morality play about how we perceive others, especially those who don’t look like us. In fact, it’s possible that Hitchcock didn’t even intend for this scene to be about race at all; after all, he had never been accused of being racist before this film came out. But whether or not you buy his intentions, there

The Offence
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  • Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - John Hopkins (Writer) - Denis O'Dell (Producer)
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17. The Fugitive Kind (1960)

It’s not every day that you find yourself watching a movie about the life of a playwright. But, then again, it’s not every day that you’re looking for something to fill your time on a Sunday afternoon.

The Fugitive Kind is exactly what it sounds like: an engrossing drama set in New York City during the early 1920s. It tells the story of a young man named Jack Londoner who has just been fired from his job at a theater because he got into a fight with another actor over his work.

After being told that there are no openings in any other departments at the theater, Jack decides to take matters into his own hands and start writing plays himself.

This movie is based on the true story of John Houseman, who was also fired from his job and went on to become one of the most famous actors in Hollywood history (and later became an Academy Award winner).

While The Fugitive Kind isn’t as exciting as Houseman’s career arc, it still provides some great entertainment value for its cast and crew members — including director Sidney Lumet (who also directed Dog Day Afternoon) and writer Robert Benton (“A

18. The Morning After (1986)

Sidney Lumet is one of the most respected directors in Hollywood. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards, won an Emmy Award and has been inducted into the Directors Guild of America Hall of Fame. His films are known for their political themes and social commentary.

In The Morning After, Lumet’s first film with Dustin Hoffman, the director examines a family’s reaction to a son’s sexual assault, which he witnessed as a child. The cast includes Amy Irving, Jeff Goldblum and Dianne Wiest.

The film follows four people who have all been affected by sexual assault: a nurse (Amy Irving), who works with victims of crime; a lawyer (Jeff Goldblum), who represents a man accused of rape; his wife (Dianne Wiest),

who is pregnant with their second child; and his daughter (Maura Tierney), who was assaulted when she was young. The film explores how these characters cope with their trauma in different ways.

The Morning After
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  • Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Raul Julia (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - James Hicks (Writer) - Bruce Gilbert (Producer)
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19. King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis (1969)  

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis is a 1969 film directed by Sidney Lumet. The film is based on the book by Studs Terkel and tells the story of the civil rights movement in America.

The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

The film begins in Montgomery, Alabama, where Rosa Parks (Geneviève Waïte) is arrested for breaking segregation laws on her bus. The film then moves to Jackson, Mississippi, where Martin Luther King Jr. (James Earl Jones) organizes the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

The SNCC leads protests against racial segregation and voter suppression. After being arrested again in Alabama, King returns to Georgia with his family and meets with SNCC leaders such as John Lewis (David Oyelowo). After being arrested again in Alabama, King returns to Georgia with his family and meets with SNCC leaders such as John Lewis (David Oyelowo).

The film ends with a montage showing footage from the Civil Rights Movement, including images from marches and bombings across the South during the 1960s

King: A Filmed Record - Montgomery to Memphis
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  • Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Ruby Dee (Actors)
  • Sidney Lumet (Director) - Ely A. Landau (Writer) - Richard Kaplan (Producer)
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20. Stage Struck (1958) 

Sidney Lumet’s Stage Struck is a comedy about two actors who work in a theater that is about to go bankrupt and the methods they use to save it. Stage Struck was released by Warner Bros., who had a deal with David O. Selznick, who owned the rights to the play. However, Lumet was able to get the rights from Selznick’s widow.

The film stars Paul Newman as Dan Gallagher, a Broadway actor who wants to break out of his role as an authority figure and become an actor who can perform on stage rather than in films. He meets Betty Hutton as Carol Forrester and falls in love with her after she saves him from drowning in a swimming pool.

The film also stars Robert Morse as George Grimes, Dan’s producer who is trying to save his failing theater, and Joseph Bologna as John Dallinger, Dan’s best friend and fellow actor at the same theater where he works.

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Characteristics of Sidney Lumet Movies

 Sidney Lumet’s movies are distinguished by their strong moral and ethical messages. He is one of the few filmmakers who has remained true to his art.

Sidney Lumet was born on December 28, 1915 in New York City. His father was a Russian-Jewish immigrant and his mother was an American-born Jew, who had been raised in Texas and Louisiana.

Lumet attended Public School 7, where he made friends with many future actors and filmmakers such as Marlon Brando and Eli Wallach. He then went to Hillside School for Boys in New Jersey, where he played football for three years before being expelled for “fighting.”

After graduating from high school, Sidney Lumet enrolled at the University of Arizona (UA) where he studied architecture until his sophomore year when he decided to attend the Yale School of Drama’s graduate acting program instead.

While at Yale, Sidney began writing while he was still there but didn’t have much success until after graduation when he landed a job as an assistant director on the Broadway stage production of “The Time of Your Life” starring Tony Randall and Jan Sterling which led to other jobs directing plays at UA such as “The Marriage Play” starring Rita Moreno and Jack Cassidy.

After graduating

Best Sidney Lumet Movies – Wrapping Up

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