Sidney Lumet, Director of American Film Classics, Dies at 86. Sidney Lumet, a director who preferred the streets of New York to the back lots of Hollywood and whose stories of conscience — “12 Angry Men,” “Serpico,” “Dog Day Afternoon,” “The Verdict,” “Network” — became modern American film classics, died Saturday morning at his home in Manhattan. Hewas 86.

Serpico is one of the all time best movies. Pacino’s style is beyond Gypmadic!!