Dog Day Afternoon

One of the finest films of the 1970s. A bisexual man, Sonny (Pacino), to finance a sex-change operation for his transvestite lover (Sarandon), robs the First Savings Bank of Brooklyn with his moronic friend Sal (Cazale). Police, headed by Moretti (Durning), surround the bank and hold the thieves inside who, in turn, hold employees and customers as hostages....read more

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Dog Day Afternoon - Official Trailer
01:32 — Al Pacino and John Cazale play two hapless bank robbers who are in over their heads when it all goes wrong.
(Movie Clip) Attica!
Bank robber Sonny (Al Pacino), now holding hostages, rallies the Brooklyn crowd, citing the infamous 1971 prison riot, after an obscene in-person conf (more…)
(Movie Clip) He Can't Make It
Following credits establishing Brooklyn, NY, August 22, 1972, Sonny (Al Pacino), Sal (John Cazale) and hesitant Stevie (Gary Springer) begin their ban (more…)
Dog Day Afternoon - (Original Trailer)
The newsy original trailer for Sidney Lumet's Dog Day Afternoon, 1975.
(Movie Clip) It's For You
Having bungled trying to burn the traveler's check register, bank robber Sonny (Al Pacino) and partner Sal (John Cazale) learn from the manager (Sully (more…)
Trailer
02:41 — Trailer for Dog Day Afternoon. Balancing suspense, violence, and humor, the film's depiction of a grand-scale media event craftily dives from the pol (more…)

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  • Released: 1975
  • Rating: R
  • Review: One of the finest films of the 1970s. A bisexual man, Sonny (Pacino), to finance a sex-change operation for his transvestite lover (Sarandon), robs the First Savings Bank of Brooklyn with his moronic friend Sal (Cazale). Police, headed by Moretti (Durning)… (more)

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