Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

Putney Swope

1h 25m

Up Next in Downtown

  • The Angel Levine

    Directed by Ján Kadár • 1970 • United States
    Starring Zero Mostel, Harry Belafonte, Ida Kaminska

    Ján Kadár, codirector of the Oscar-winning Czechoslovak New Wave touchstone THE SHOP ON MAIN STREET, made his Hollywood debut with this unique, long-overlooked adaptation of a Bernard Malamud story, ...

  • Ciao! Manhattan

    Directed by John Palmer and David Weisman • 1972 • United States
    Starring Edie Sedgwick, Wesley Hayes, Isabel Jewell

    Warhol superstar and icon of sixties bohemia Edie Sedgwick delivers her final performance in this semiautobiographical look at the price of fame. Fiction and documentary—including...

  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

    Directed by Joseph Sargent • 1974 • United States
    Starring Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam

    One of the definitive cinematic time capsules of New York in the good-bad old days of the 1970s, this crackling urban-jungle thriller begins when a quartet of gunmen in trench coats—led by the c...