Dog Day Afternoon(1975)
Anything can happen during the dog days of summer. On August 22nd, 1972, everything did.
Sidney Lumet's classic crime drama centred on a bank robbery that goes terribly wrong and catapults into a police standoff, triggering a media frenzy. Loosely based on real events. Stars Al Pacino.... More
Two gay Brooklyn men, Sonny (Pacino) and Sal (John Cazale), attempt a quick-and-loose bank heist, armed with rifles. But despite the cooperation of the staff, they soon discover the vault is near empty. Before long, the street is swarming with cops, the public and the media.
Writer Frank Pierson won an Oscar for his script.Hide