Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Poster for the movie "Dog Day Afternoon"
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Poster for the movie "Dog Day Afternoon"

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

R 125 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 21 September 1975

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.

Director:  Sidney Lumet
Director of Photography:  Victor J. Kemper
Writers:  Frank Pierson.

Storyline

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.


Collections: Sidney Lumet

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

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Details

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Language:  English
Release Date:  21 September 1975

Box Office

Budget:  $1,800,000
Revenue:  $46,665,856

Company Credits

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 05 min

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