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Save the Tiger

Save the Tiger is a 1973 film which tells the story of an ageing businessman whose business is about to collapse under his juggling of the books. He spends a day and a half involved in the life of a prostitute and animal rights activists. It stars Jack Lemmon, Jack Gilford, Laurie Heineman, Thayer David and Lara Parker.

The movie was written by Steve Shagan and directed by John G. Avildsen.

It won the Academy Award for Best Actor (Jack Lemmon) and was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jack Gilford) and Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced.

The movie was filmed in sequence.