What are the best Sidney Lumet movies?

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    #1Dog Day Afternoon

    Dog Day Afternoon

    Dog Day Afternoon is a dramatic criminal biography motion picture that stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, and Penelope Allen. It was directed by Sidney Lumet and was written by Frank Pierson. The film premiered on September 20, 1975, in Spain.

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    Mildred Wheeler
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Sidney Lumet really released Al Pacino's strength and power as an actor. Al as Sonny gives a brilliant portrayal of this hostile film. "
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    #2Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    Before the Devil Knows You're Dead is a crime, drama, and thriller motion picture directed by Sydney Lumet. It was released on October 12, 2007, and this motion picture runs for about 1 hour and 57 minutes.

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    Janice Payne
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "This movie of Sidney Lumet is well crafted. He really is a genius in creating such beautiful outputs of a motion picture. The selected actors really fit their roles. "
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    #3The Wiz

    The Wiz

    The Wiz is an adventure, family, and fantasy motion picture directed by Sidney Lumet. It was released on October 24, 1978. The movie runs for 2 hours and 14 minutes. This film is intended for General Audiences.

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    Jane Chapman
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "I have watched this movie with my family, and I can really feel the good vibe of this film. It has such an aura that would really make you feel the movie. And, to add Michael Jackson's role is so cute HAHA"
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    #4The Verdict

    The Verdict

    The Verdict is drama movie that was released in the U.S.A. on December 17, 1982. It was directed by Sidney Lumet and the screenplay writer is David Mamet. The movie runs for 2 hours and 9 minutes.

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    Phillip Murphy
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "This courtroom drama is being so realistic. With the actors, they showed great performances. The writer, knowing him to one of the known writers had such a nice tandem with Lumet. All of them were perfect."
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    #512 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men is a crime and drama film starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, and Martin Balsam. It was written by Reginald Rose and directed by Sidney Lumet. This movie was released on April 10, 1957 in Los Angeles, California.

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    Arnav Saxena
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "A very interesting film by Sidney to watch. I love the debate if they are going to reconsider the evidence or what. 11 vs 1, really thrilled me. I also felt sad about the boy and don't really know if he should be sentenced to death or what. Haha."
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    #6Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

    Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

    Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 British mystery film directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot, and based on the 1934 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie. 

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    Kathy Robertson
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "The casting says it all. Having this star-studded casting just proved that the movie is worth watching. All have their significant roles and portrayed them very well."
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    #7Network

    Network

    Network is a drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and written by Paddy Chayefsky. This motion picture was released on November 27, 1976, and it runs for 2 hours and 1 minute. Faye Dunaway, William Holden, and Peter Finch are among the stars in the film.

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    Danielle Washington
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "I think it is unfair to fire an anchor just because he has not reached the rating that he is giving before. I mean, hello! Howard Beale was once the reason for good ratings. But, why am I nagging? LOL. Well, this film really affected me! "
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    #8Serpico

    Serpico

    Serpico is a biography, crime and drama movie directed by Sidney Lumet. It was released in the USA on December 5, 1973, and runs for 2 hours and 10 minutes. The stars in this film were  Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, and more.

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    Kathryn Murphy
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "A film that really fit for what is happening at present. A must watch movie!"

Summary

Best What are the best Sidney Lumet movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Dog Day AfternoonMovies 18 Paid
2Before the Devil Knows You're DeadMovies 13 Paid
3The WizMovies 10 Paid
4The VerdictMovies 9 Paid
512 Angry MenMovies 8 Paid
6Murder on the Orient Express (1974)Movies 4 Paid
7NetworkMovies 3 Paid
8SerpicoMovies 1 Paid
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