Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon (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.

  • Frank Pierson
  • Leslie Waller
  • Sidney Lumet
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  • Release Date: 1975-08-01
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 125
  • Revenue: $46,665,856
  • Budget: $1,800,000

Chris Sarandon

Leon Shermer

Al Pacino

Sonny Wortzik

John Cazale

Salvatore 'Sal' Naturile

Charles Durning

Det. Sgt. Eugene Moretti

James Broderick

Agent Sheldon

William Bogert

TV Anchorman

Penelope Allen

Sylvia 'Mouth'

Sully Boyar


Carol Kane

Jenny 'The Squirrel'

Lance Henriksen

Agent Murphy

Chu Chu Malave

Maria's Boyfriend

Robert Costanzo

New York Policeman (uncredited)

Ron Gilbert

Detective (uncredited)

Kenneth McMillan

Commissioner (uncredited)
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