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.

  • Sidney Lumet
  • Frank Pierson
  • Leslie Waller
themoviedb icon 7.8/10
  • Release Date: 1975-08-11
  • Views: 1014
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 125
  • Budget: $1,800,000
  • Revenue: $46,665,856

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Robert Costanzo

New York Policeman (uncredited)

Lance Henriksen

Agent Murphy

Carol Kane

Jenny 'The Squirrel'

Raymond Serra

New York Plainclothes Cop (uncredited)

Kenneth McMillan

Commissioner (uncredited)

Charles Durning

Det. Sgt. Eugene Moretti

Penelope Allen

Sylvia 'Mouth'

Sully Boyar


Floyd Levine

Phone Cop

Al Pacino

Sonny Wortzik

Chris Sarandon

Leon Shermer

Tom Towles

Cop (uncredited)

John Cazale

Salvatore 'Sal' Naturale

James Broderick

Agent Sheldon

Chu Chu Malave

Maria's Boyfriend

Lionel Pina

Pizza Boy

Ron Gilbert

Detective (uncredited)

Ed Metzger

Sgt. Murray (uncredited)
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