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Dog Day Afternoon Plot

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.

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Budget : $1.8 mn
Box Office : $50 mn

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  • 3.5/5
By Jalaj Mani

This flick is based on a true story happened in early 70's. A very tight character drama - in which Al pacino successfully shows a new dimension to his acting and with a very brave performance as a bisexual and was trying to rob a bank. Coming after masculine performances in the best film of all time - the Godfather, along with Godfather part Two and Serpico, this role came as a surprise to me but Pacino with his often usual shouting role was brilliant. John Cazale a personal favourite actor of mine - his stunningly brilliant performance in godfather part two is something i will never forget, also his performances in the deer hunter and godfather one were EXCELLENT. This movie...

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