Release Date: April 2nd, 1997
DVD Release Date: December 17th, 1997
R|2 hr 10 min
When inexperienced criminal Sonny Wortzik (Al Pacino) leads a bank robbery in Brooklyn, things quickly go wrong, and a hostage situation develops. As Sonny and his accomplice, Sal Naturile (John Cazale), try desperately to remain in control, a media circus develops and the FBI arrives, creating even more tension. Gradually, Sonny's surprising motivations behind the robbery are revealed, and his standoff with law enforcement moves toward its inevitable end.
Director: Sidney Lumet
Genres: Crime drama
Production Co: Artists Entertainment Complex
Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures