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The Pawnbroker

1965 Rated UR 1hr 51m

Rod Steiger stars as Sol Nazerman, a Jewish pawnbroker and Holocaust survivor embittered and broken by his experience. Sol becomes increasingly removed from his friends and his business in Harlem, which has attracted the attention of a mobster. Can Sol turn around his life and his shop? Steiger won Best Actor honors at the 1964 Berlin International Film Festival and the 1965 BAFTAs for his role this Oscar-nominated drama directed by Sidney Lumet.

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Movie Details

1967 BAFTA®
1966 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1966 Academy Award®
Unrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.