Save the Tiger Poster

Release Date: 1973

DVD Release Date: October 25th, 2005

R|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Clothing manufacturer Harry Stoner (Jack Lemmon) mourns the loss of his youthful idealism even as he seals his fate by arranging to have an arsonist (Thayer David) torch his faltering factory for the insurance settlement. Stoner's conflicts with himself, his business partner (Jack Gilford), his distant wife (Patricia Smith) and a demanding client (Norman Burton) boil over during a nightmarish presentation at a fashion show, while a free-spirited hippie girl (Laurie Heineman) offers escape.

Cast: Jack Lemmon, Jack Gilford, Laurie Heineman, Norman Burton, Patricia Smith, Thayer David, William Hansen, Harvey Jason

Director: John Avildsen

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Wife, Transformation, Car, Los Angeles, Office, 1970s, Marriage, Fall


Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Writing (Story and Screenplay - Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role