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Dog Day Afternoon [1975 film] by Sidney…

Dog Day Afternoon [1975 film] (1975)

by Sidney Lumet (Director), Al Pacino, Frank Pierson (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Martin Bregman (Producer), James Broderick (Actor), John Cazale (Actor), Charles Durning, Carol Kane

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Inept bank robbers end up taking hostages.

Continuously intense, but also a lot of fun - a rare combination.

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Classic. One of Sidney Lumet's best. ( )
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Lumet, SidneyDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pacino, Almain authorall editionsconfirmed
Pierson, FrankScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bregman, MartinProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Broderick, JamesActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cazale, JohnActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Durning, Charlessecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kane, Carolsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Based on actual events that took place one hot August afternoon in 1972, the movie recreates the incredible circumstances surrounding an ill-fated Brooklyn bank robbery attempt.

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