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Lumet, Sidney 1924-2011

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Most widely held works by Sidney Lumet
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

192 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendant's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forgo his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgment?
Network by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

149 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical look at the politics and power struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings."
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

131 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a hot Brooklyn afternoon, two optimistic nobodies set out to rob a bank. Sonny (Al Pacino) is the mastermind, Sal (John Cazale) is the follower and disaster is the result
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

120 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which turns out to be a last chance at redeeming himself and his career
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

69 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discontented kindergarten teacher living in Harlem is lost in a blizzard and comes upon the wonderland of Oz. There she meets new friends, tries to find her way home, and finds that her life is not so bad after all
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Visual )

89 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

77 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

121 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the true story of a young New York police officer refuses to extort money from criminals as the other officers do. His fellow police officers turn against him when he seeks to expose the situation during a grand jury investigation
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

52 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

52 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed
Making movies by Sidney Lumet( Book )

61 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inside look at how films are made covering such areas as wardrobe, shooting, editing, and marketing by an award winning director
Fail-safe by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

62 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer malfunction causes nuclear equiped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war
Deathtrap by Ira Levin( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famed mystery playwright with a recent string of flops may be planning to murder a talented former student in order to steel his work
The fugitive kind by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

43 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smoldering, snakeskin-jacketed Val Xavier is a guitar-strumming drifter trying to go straight. He finds work and solace in a Southern small-town variety store run by Lady Torrance, who's lonely, sexually frustrated, and abused by her vile, deathly ill husband, and who proves as much a temptation for Val as local wild child Carol, who tries to seduce him
Equus by Peter Shaffer( Visual )

79 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a mentally disturbed 17 year old stableboy blinded six horses
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, the Popes and their children have been on the run from the law. Now elder son Danny is 17 and he wants to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with
Find me guilty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mobster Jackie Dee DiNorscio tries to strike a bargain with police: a shorter prison term in exchange for ratting on his fellow mobsters. He takes matters in his own hands when he defends himself instead, turning the courtroom upside down
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and Multiple languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dying father divides his kingdom amongst his three sons, leading to a war of epic proportions
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet and other prominent filmmakers and historians, IMAGINARY WITNESS examines Hollywood's attitude towards one of the most horrific events in world history. Using rare newsreel footage as well as gripping clips from over forty films, this award-winning documentary explores how filmmakers and popular culture have portrayed the Holocaust over the past 60 years
12 angry men( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jury of white men is ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father. However, one juror forces the others to consider whether the evidence--or the jurors' own prejudices--influences their deliberations. The story plays out in real time over ninety minutes in one sweltering room
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Alternative Names
Lumet, Sidney

Lumet, Sidney, 1924-

Lumet, Sydney 1924-2011

Sidney Lumet americký herec a režisér

Sidney Lumet Amerikaans filmregisseur

Sidney Lumet amerikai rendező, filmproducer, forgatókönyvíró

Sidney Lumet amerikansk filminstruktør

Sidney Lumet amerykański reżyser filmowy

Sidney Lumet cineasta estadounidense

Sidney Lumet réalisateur américain

Sidney Lumet regista statunitense

Sidney Lumet US-amerikanesche Filmregisseur

Sidney Lumet US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Sidnijs Lūmets

Smithee, Alan 1924-2011

Σίντνεϊ Λουμέτ

Сидни Лумет

Сидни Лъмет

Сидни Люмет американский кинорежиссёр, продюсер и сценарист

Сидни Лүмет

Сідні Люмет

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סידני לומט

سيدني لوميت

سیدنی لومت تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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루멧, 시드니 1924-2011


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