Dog Day Afternoon

Looking to watch 'Dog Day Afternoon' on your TV or mobile device at home? Finding a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the Sidney Lumet-directed movie via subscription can be confusing, so we here at Moviefone want to do right by you.

We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription alternatives - along with the availability of 'Dog Day Afternoon' on each platform. Now, before we get into the nitty-gritty of how you can watch 'Dog Day Afternoon' right now, here are some details about the Artists Entertainment Complex crime drama flick.

Released April 2nd, 1997, 'Dog Day Afternoon' stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon The R movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 10 min, and received a score of 86 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from 15 well-known critics.

You probably already know what the movie's about, but just in case... Here's the plot: "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."

'Dog Day Afternoon' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on VUDU, iTunes Store, XFINITY, and YouTube .