Oscar Directors: Lumet and his Films–Oscar Gold (Awards and Nominations(

Academy Awards and Nominations

No Lumet film had ever won the Best Picture Oscar, but several were nominated.

Of Lumet’s rich output (over 40 films) during half a century, from 1957 to 2007, 14 had been nominated for various Oscars: acting, writing, directing, and so on.

Of the many performers nominated for Oscars in Lumet’s films, only 3 had actually won the Oscar, all for the 1976 Netwrok: Peter Finch, Best Actor; Faye Dunaway, Best Actress, and Beatrice Straight, Best Supporting Actress.

The following Lumet-directed films had received Oscar Awards and nominations.

Year Film Nominations Awards
1957 12 Angry Men 3
1962 Long Day’s Journey into Night 1
1964 The Pawnbroker 1
1970 King: A Filmed Record


1973 Serpico 2
1974 Murder on the Orient Express 6 1
1975 Dog Day Afternoon 6 1
1976 Network 10 4
1977 Equus 3
1978 The Wiz 4
1981 Prince of the City 1
1982 The Verdict 5
1986 The Morning After 1
1988 Running on Empty 2
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