Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

"Anything can happen during the dog days of summer. On August 22nd, 1972, everything did."
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78
Dog Day Afternoon
Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturile. 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.
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Movie Details

Theatrical Release:December 25th, 1975 - Buy Tickets
On DVD & Blu-ray:December 17th, 1997 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$1,800,000.00
Movie Box Office Gross:$46,665,856.00 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Production Companies:Artists Entertainment Complex, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros.
Movie Tags:heist, police, fbi, hostage, bank