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Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

R 12/25/1975 (US) CrimeDramaThriller 2h 5m

Anything can happen during the dog days of summer. On August 22nd, 1972, everything did

Overview

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly turns sour and escalates into a hostage situation and stand-off with the police. As Sonny's motives for the robbery are slowly revealed and things become more complicated, the heist turns into a media circus.

  1. Sidney Lumet

    Director

  2. Frank Pierson

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Al Pacino

    Al Pacino

    Sonny Wortzik

  2. John Cazale

    John Cazale

    Salvatore 'Sal' Naturale

  3. Charles Durning

    Charles Durning

    Det. Sgt. Eugene Moretti

  4. Chris Sarandon

    Chris Sarandon

    Leon Shermer

  5. James Broderick

    James Broderick

    Agent Sheldon

  6. William Bogert

    William Bogert

    TV Anchorman

  7. Penelope Allen

    Penelope Allen

    Sylvia 'Mouth'

  8. Sully Boyar

    Sully Boyar

    Mulvaney

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