Dog Day Afternoon
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.
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
- Studio: Artists Entertainment Complex, Warner Bros. Pictures
- Keyword: new york city, bank, hostage, fbi, police, heist, bank robbery, brooklyn, new york city, bank cashier, car procession, attica, unhappy marriage, based on magazine, newspaper or article
- Cast: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, James Broderick, William Bogert