Lumet's most known films include, the courtroom drama 12 Angry Men (1957), the holocaust drama The Pawnbroker (1964), the Cold War thriller Fail Safe (1964), the crime dramas Serpico (1973), and Dog Day Afternoon (1975) as well as the satirical news drama Network (1976), the psychological drama Equus (1977), the legal drama The Verdict (1982), and the crime thriller Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007).
The jury in a New York City murder trial is frustrated by a single member whose skeptical caution forces them to more carefully consider the evidence before jumping to a hasty verdict. Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler. Votes: 765,280 | Gross: $4.36M.
77 Metascore. An outcast, alcoholic Boston lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling. Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason. Votes: 38,347 | Gross: $54.00M. 31.
61 Metascore. 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. Director:Sidney Lumet|Stars:Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam, Ralph Meeker. Votes:7,870|Gross:$10.90M.
Three amateur bank robbers plan to hold up a bank. A nice simple robbery: Walk in, take the money, and run. Unfortunately, the supposedly uncomplicated heist suddenly becomes a bizarre nightmare as everything that could go wrong does. Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar.
1969 King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (Documentary) (uncredited) 1969 The Appointment 1968 The Sea Gull 1968 Bye Bye Braverman 1967 The Deadly Affair 1966 The Group 1965 The Hill 1964 Fail Safe 1964 The Pawnbroker 1962 Long Day's Journey Into Night 1962 A View from the Bridge 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (4 episodes)