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dog day afternoon 1S Rating 5 out of 5


  • Sidney Lumet


  • Al Pacino
  • John Cazale
  • Chris Sarandon
  • Charles Durning
  • Carol Kane


In Sidney Lumet's Oscar-winning tragi-comic thriller cocky loser Sonny (Al Pacino) and his dim-wit buddy Sal (John Cazale) muscle into a Brooklyn bank for what they hope will be a straightforward robbery. However, there's no cash, they're forced to take hostages, the police mass outside and it slowly emerges that Sonny is staging the heist to pay for a sex-change operation for Leon.

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