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Sidney Lumet

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $370,475,652 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #391)
Best-known technical roles: Murder on the Orient Express (Director), Night Falls On Manhattan (Director), A Stranger Among Us (Director), Gloria (Director), The Morning After (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Himself (A Decade Under the Influence), Political Pundit (The Manchurian Candidate)
Most productive collaborators: Jack Gill, Mark Isham, Agatha Christie, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$65,948,711$30,200,000$96,148,711
(Unclassified)1$34,514$0$34,514
In Technical RolesDirector25$350,106,140$20,369,512$370,475,652

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/30/2004 The Manchurian Candidate Political Pundit  $65,948,711 $30,200,000 $96,148,711
4/25/2003 A Decade Under the Influence Himself  $34,514 $0 $34,514
Movies: 2Totals:$65,983,225$30,200,000$96,183,225
  Averages:$32,991,613$15,100,000$48,091,613


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/30/2004 The Manchurian Candidate $20,018,620 2,867 $65,948,711 $96,148,711 68.6%
Movies: 1Totals:  $65,948,711$96,148,711 
 Averages:$20,018,6202,867$65,948,711$96,148,71168.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/26/2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Director $7,085,511 $17,823,577 $24,909,088
3/17/2006 Find Me Guilty Director $1,173,673 $1,724,552 $2,898,225
1/22/1999 Gloria Director $4,167,493 $800,000 $4,967,493
10/31/1997 Critical Care Director $220,175 $0 $220,175
5/16/1997 Night Falls On Manhattan Director $9,889,670 $0 $9,889,670
6/4/1993 Guilty as Sin Director $22,622,537 $0 $22,622,537
7/17/1992 A Stranger Among Us Director $12,282,994 $0 $12,282,994
4/27/1990 Q & A Director $11,207,000 $0 $11,207,000
12/15/1989 Family Business Director $11,053,835 $0 $11,053,835
1/1/1988 Running on Empty Director $2,835,116 $0 $2,835,116
12/25/1986 The Morning After Director $25,147,055 $0 $25,147,055
1/31/1986 Power Director $3,800,000 $0 $3,800,000
10/12/1984 Garbo Talks Director $1,427,108 $0 $1,427,108
8/26/1983 Daniel Director $484,068 $0 $484,068
12/8/1982 The Verdict Director $53,977,250 $0 $53,977,250
3/19/1982 Deathtrap Director $19,282,000 $0 $19,282,000
8/19/1981 Prince of the City Director $9,000,000 $0 $9,000,000
2/8/1980 Just Tell Me What You Want Director $2,086,905 $0 $2,086,905
10/24/1978 The Wiz Director $13,000,000 $0 $13,000,000
1/1/1976 Network Director $23,689,877 $0 $23,689,877
8/29/1975 Dog Day Afternoon Director $46,665,856 $0 $46,665,856
11/22/1974 Murder on the Orient Express Director $35,733,867 $21,383 $35,755,250
12/5/1973 Serpico Director $27,274,150 $0 $27,274,150
1/1/1966 The Group Director $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
4/13/1957 12 Angry Men Director $0 $0 $0
Movies: 25Totals:$350,106,140$20,369,512$370,475,652
  Averages:$14,004,246$814,780$14,819,026

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/26/2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead $73,837 321 $7,085,511 $24,909,088 28.4%
3/17/2006 Find Me Guilty $608,804 439 $1,173,673 $2,898,225 40.5%
1/22/1999 Gloria $2,143,089 1,527 $4,167,493 $4,967,493 83.9%
10/31/1997 Critical Care $43,380 34 $220,175 $220,175 100.0%
5/16/1997 Night Falls On Manhattan $2,933,255 758 $9,889,670 $9,889,670 100.0%
6/4/1993 Guilty as Sin $5,713,708 1,427 $22,622,537 $22,622,537 100.0%
7/17/1992 A Stranger Among Us $2,886,082 684 $12,282,994 $12,282,994 100.0%
4/27/1990 Q & A $2,816,605 923 $11,207,000 $11,207,000 100.0%
12/15/1989 Family Business $2,130,024 1,230 $11,053,835 $11,053,835 100.0%
1/1/1988 Running on Empty $0 0 $2,835,116 $2,835,116 100.0%
12/25/1986 The Morning After $5,069,926 955 $25,147,055 $25,147,055 100.0%
1/31/1986 Power $1,854,200 770 $3,800,000 $3,800,000 100.0%
10/12/1984 Garbo Talks $127,192 510 $1,427,108 $1,427,108 100.0%
8/26/1983 Daniel $27,859 19 $484,068 $484,068 100.0%
12/8/1982 The Verdict $100,982 904 $53,977,250 $53,977,250 100.0%
3/19/1982 Deathtrap $2,238,977 603 $19,282,000 $19,282,000 100.0%
8/19/1981 Prince of the City $64,713 307 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 100.0%
2/8/1980 Just Tell Me What You Want $197,230 49 $2,086,905 $2,086,905 100.0%
10/24/1978 The Wiz $0 0 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 100.0%
1/1/1976 Network $0 0 $23,689,877 $23,689,877 100.0%
8/29/1975 Dog Day Afternoon $0 0 $46,665,856 $46,665,856 100.0%
11/22/1974 Murder on the Orient Express $0 0 $35,733,867 $35,755,250 99.9%
12/5/1973 Serpico $0 0 $27,274,150 $27,274,150 100.0%
1/1/1966 The Group $0 0 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 100.0%
4/13/1957 12 Angry Men $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 25Totals:  $350,106,140$370,475,652 
 Averages:$1,161,195458$14,004,246$14,819,02693.9%




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