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7,857 Ratings

Dog Day Afternoon

Directed by Sidney Lumet
United States, 1975
Crime, Drama, Gay & Lesbian


Still the standard by which many New York movies are compared, this chronicles a bank robbery gone awry. As motivations are revealed, the robbery turns into a hostage situation and a media circus ensues. Based on a true story.

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Dog Day Afternoon
Directed by Sidney Lumet

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1975 | Winner: Best Actor

San Francisco International Film Festival


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