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Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturile. 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.
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Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturile. 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.

Rating:R
Genre:Crime, Drama, Thriller
Directed By:Sidney Lumet
Written By:Frank Pierson
In Theaters:12/25/1975
Box Office:$46,665,856
Runtime:125 minutes
Studio:Artists Entertainment Complex, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros.

Cast


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Sidney Lumet

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Al Pacino

Sonny Wortzik

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John Cazale

Salvatore 'Sal' Naturile

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Charles Durning

Det. Sgt. Eugene Moretti

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Chris Sarandon

Leon Shermer

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James Broderick

Agent Sheldon

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William Bogert

TV Anchorman

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Penelope Allen

Sylvia 'Mouth'

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Sully Boyar

Mulvaney

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Beulah Garrick

Margaret

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Carol Kane

Jenny 'The Squirrel'

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Sandra Kazan

Deborah