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12 Angry Men | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 95%  12 Angry Men  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [01 Apr 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 96/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  E.G. Marshall, Henry Fonda, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam
Plot:  A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Writer:  Reginald Rose (story), Reginald Rose (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hill | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Hill  123 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Sidney Lumet]  [11 Jun 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alfred Lynch, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Sean Connery
Plot:  In a North African military prison during World War II, five new prisoners struggle to survive in the face of brutal punishment and sadistic guards.
Writer:  Ray Rigby (screenplay), Ray Rigby (play), R.S. Allen (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Pawnbroker | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Pawnbroker  116 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [20 Apr 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Brock Peters, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jaime Sánchez, Rod Steiger
Plot:  A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Writer:  Morton S. Fine (screenplay), David Friedkin (screenplay), Edward Lewis Wallant (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Verdict | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Verdict  129 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [17 Dec 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, Paul Newman
Plot:  A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.
Writer:  Barry Reed (based upon the novel by), David Mamet (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Network | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Network  121 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [27 Nov 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 88/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 25 nominations.
Actors:  Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall, William Holden
Plot:  A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.
Writer:  Paddy Chayefsky
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dog Day Afternoon | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Dog Day Afternoon  125 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [25 Dec 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 19 nominations.
Actors:  Al Pacino, Beulah Garrick, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar
Plot:  A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Writer:  Frank Pierson (screenplay), P.F. Kluge (based upon a magazine article by), Thomas Moore (based upon a magazine article by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fail-Safe | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Fail-Safe  112 min,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Sidney Lumet]  [15 Jan 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Dan O'Herlihy, Edward Binns, Frank Overton, Fritz Weaver, Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau
Plot:  American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?
Writer:  Walter Bernstein (screenplay), Eugene Burdick (from the novel by), Harvey Wheeler (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Prince of the City | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Prince of the City  167 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [21 Aug 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Don Billett, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy, Treat Williams
Plot:  A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.
Writer:  Jay Presson Allen (screenplay), Sidney Lumet (screenplay), Robert Daley (book)
Language:  English, Spanish, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Serpico | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Serpico  130 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [26 Feb 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Al Pacino, Biff McGuire, Jack Kehoe, John Randolph
Plot:  An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.
Writer:  Peter Maas (book), Waldo Salt (screenplay), Norman Wexler (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian, Spanish    Country:  USA, Italy    More Info:  IMDB
Long Day's Journey Into Night | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Long Day's Journey Into Night  174 min,  [Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [27 Nov 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Dean Stockwell, Jason Robards, Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson
Plot:  Over the course of one day in August 1912, the family of retired actor James Tyrone grapples with the morphine addiction of his wife Mary, the illness of their youngest son Edmund and the ...
Writer:  Eugene O'Neill (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis  185 min,  [Documentary, Biography, History]  [Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  James Earl Jones, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Ruby Dee
Plot:  Follows Martin Luther King's life and decades long civil rights activism.
Writer:  Mitchell Grayson (Speech Research), Ely A. Landau (conceived by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Running on Empty | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Running on Empty  116 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Music]  [Sidney Lumet]  [09 Sep 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Christine Lahti, Jonas Abry, Judd Hirsch, River Phoenix
Plot:  The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.
Writer:  Naomi Foner
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Murder on the Orient Express | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Murder on the Orient Express  128 min,  PG,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Sidney Lumet]  [24 Nov 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Albert Finney, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam
Plot:  In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Writer:  Paul Dehn (screenplay by)
Language:  English, French, German, Turkish, Italian, Swedish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A View from the Bridge | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  A View from the Bridge  110 min,  [Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [19 Jan 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Carol Lawrence, Jean Sorel, Maureen Stapleton, Raf Vallone
Plot:  Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman is unhappily married to Beatrice and unconsciously in love with Catherine, the niece that they have raised from childhood. Into his house come two ...
Writer:  Arthur Miller (play), Norman Rosten (screenplay)
Language:  French, Italian, English    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Equus | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Equus  137 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery]  [Sidney Lumet]  [01 Oct 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright, Peter Firth, Richard Burton
Plot:  A psychiatrist attempts to uncover a troubled stable boy's disturbing obsession with horses.
Writer:  Peter Shaffer (play), Peter Shaffer (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Offence | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Offence  112 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Sidney Lumet]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ian Bannen, Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant
Plot:  A burned-out British police detective finally snaps while interrogating a suspected child molester.
Writer:  John Hopkins (play), John Hopkins (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Anderson Tapes | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Anderson Tapes  99 min,  GP,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Sidney Lumet]  [02 Sep 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam, Ralph Meeker, Sean Connery
Plot:  After Duke Anderson is released from prison after ten years for taking the rap for a scion of a Mafia family, he cashes in a debt of honor with the mob to bankroll a caper.
Writer:  Lawrence Sanders (novel), Frank Pierson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sea Gull | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Sea Gull  141 min,  G,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sidney Lumet]  [01 Nov 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Warner, James Mason, Simone Signoret, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot:  An aging actress named Irina Arkidana pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion, she brings Trigorin, a ...
Writer:  Anton Chekhov (play), Moura Budberg (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Deadly Affair | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Deadly Affair  107 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Sidney Lumet]  [09 Apr 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Harriet Andersson, James Mason, Maximilian Schell, Simone Signoret
Plot:  A British agent sets out to uncover the hidden facts behind a British government employee's suicide.
Writer:  John le Carré (novel), Paul Dehn (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Deathtrap | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Deathtrap  116 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime, Mystery]  [Sidney Lumet]  [19 Mar 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon, Irene Worth, Michael Caine
Plot:  A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.
Writer:  Ira Levin (play), Jay Presson Allen (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Group | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Group  150 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [04 Mar 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Candice Bergen, Elizabeth Hartman, Joan Hackett, Shirley Knight
Plot:  In June 1933, eight young women, who are close friends and members of the upper-class group at South Tower College, to graduate and start their adult lives. The film documents the years ...
Writer:  Mary McCarthy (novel), Sidney Buchman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fugitive Kind | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Fugitive Kind  119 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sidney Lumet]  [18 Aug 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Anna Magnani, Joanne Woodward, Marlon Brando, Maureen Stapleton
Plot:  Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.
Writer:  Tennessee Williams (screenplay), Meade Roberts (screenplay), Tennessee Williams (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Morning After | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Morning After  103 min,  R,  [Crime, Mystery, Romance]  [Sidney Lumet]  [25 Dec 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Diane Salinger, Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Raul Julia
Plot:  A washed up, alcoholic actress who is prone to blackouts wakes up next to a murdered man. Did she kill him and, if not, is she in danger?
Writer:  James Cresson
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
That Kind of Woman | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  That Kind of Woman  92 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Sidney Lumet]  [29 Nov 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Nichols, Jack Warden, Sophia Loren, Tab Hunter
Plot:  In June 1944, Kay and Jane travel on an overnight train from Miami to New York, accompanied by Harry. Kay is the mistress of "The Man", a rich industrialist, whom they are to meet so that ...
Writer:  Robert Lowry (story), Walter Bernstein (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Stage Struck | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Stage Struck  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sidney Lumet]  [22 Apr 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Henry Fonda, Herbert Marshall, Joan Greenwood, Susan Strasberg
Plot:  A young woman arrives in New York City determined to become a great theatrical star, but discovers that her goal may not be as easily attainable as she had hoped.
Writer:  Ruth Goetz (screen play), Augustus Goetz (screen play), Zoe Akins (from a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Child's Play | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Child's Play  100 min,  PG,  [Drama, Horror, Mystery]  [Sidney Lumet]  [01 Jun 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Beau Bridges, James Mason, Robert Preston, Ron Weyand
Plot:  At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.
Writer:  Robert Marasco (play), Leon Prochnik (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Lovin' Molly | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Lovin' Molly  98 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sidney Lumet]  [14 Apr 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Perkins, Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner, Edward Binns
Plot:  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, who ...
Writer:  Larry McMurtry (novel), Stephen J. Friedman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Just Tell Me What You Want | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Just Tell Me What You Want  112 min,  R,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Sidney Lumet]  [18 Jan 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan King, Ali MacGraw, Keenan Wynn, Myrna Loy
Plot:  A TV producer who is the mistress of her boss, tries to have him make their relationship more permanent, and begins a relationship with a younger man. When her boss hears of this, he tries ...
Writer:  Jay Presson Allen (novel), Jay Presson Allen (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Daniel | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Daniel  130 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [10 Feb 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Asner, Lindsay Crouse, Mandy Patinkin, Timothy Hutton
Plot:  Daniel Isaacson attempts to determine the true complicity of his parents Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed for espionage in the 1950s.
Writer:  E.L. Doctorow (novel), E.L. Doctorow (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Last of the Mobile Hot Shots | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Last of the Mobile Hot Shots  100 min,  X,  [Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [10 Dec 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Coburn, Lynn Redgrave, Perry Hayes, Robert Hooks
Plot:  After winning a game show contest, a newlywed couple travels to New Orleans where the husband seeks to reclaim his ancestral plantation mansion from his biracial stepbrother.
Writer:  Tennessee Williams (play), Gore Vidal (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Bye Bye Braverman | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Bye Bye Braverman  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [21 Feb 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  George Segal, Godfrey Cambridge, Jack Warden, Jessica Walter
Plot:  Four Jewish intellectuals carpool to the funeral of their old friend Leslie Braverman, who died suddenly at age 41.
Writer:  Wallace Markfield (novel), Herbert Sargent (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Power | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Power  111 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [31 Jan 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gene Hackman, Julie Christie, Kate Capshaw, Richard Gere
Plot:  Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client, Ohio senator Sam Hastings, decides to quit ...
Writer:  David Himmelstein
Language:  English, Spanish, Yiddish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Guilty as Sin | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Guilty as Sin  107 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Sidney Lumet]  [04 Jun 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Actors:  Don Johnson, Jack Warden, Rebecca De Mornay, Stephen Lang
Plot:  A female lawyer takes an accused wife-murderer as a client, but finds herself morally compelled to betray him one way or another.
Writer:  Larry Cohen
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Family Business | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Family Business  110 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [15 Dec 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna DeSoto, Sean Connery
Plot:  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 narrow, has had a ...
Writer:  Vincent Patrick (novel), Vincent Patrick (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Wiz | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  The Wiz  134 min,  G,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Sidney Lumet]  [24 Oct 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross
Plot:  An adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience.
Writer:  L. Frank Baum (novel), William F. Brown (book), Joel Schumacher (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Stranger Among Us | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  A Stranger Among Us  110 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Sidney Lumet]  [17 Jul 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 23%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Eric Thal, John Pankow, Melanie Griffith, Tracy Pollan
Plot:  Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken ...
Writer:  Robert J. Avrech
Language:  English, Yiddish, Hebrew    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Garbo Talks | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  Garbo Talks  103 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [12 Oct 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Bancroft, Carrie Fisher, Catherine Hicks, Ron Silver
Plot:  The son of a woman dying of a brain tumour tries to fulfil his mother's last wish: to meet Greta Garbo.
Writer:  Larry Grusin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gloria | Movie Details for Director Sidney Lumet | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 31%  Gloria  108 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Sidney Lumet]  [22 Jan 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, Metacritic 26/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 nominations.
Actors:  Cathy Moriarty, Jean-Luke Figueroa, Jeremy Northam, Sharon Stone
Plot:  A street-wise, middle-aged moll named Gloria stands up against the mobs, which is complicated by a six-year-old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after ...
Writer:  John Cassavetes, Steve Antin (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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