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Certificate 15
Al Pacino
John Cazale
Charles Durning
Sidney Lumet
Frank Pierson
Running Time
124 minutes

Dog Day Afternoon
Inspired by the 1972 Darwin award nominated bank robbery.

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Dog Day Afternoon

On a hot day in New York, three men set out to rob a bank. It's supposed to take ten minutes, but things start going wrong from the beginning when one of them bails at the last minute. Four hours later, the bank is surrounded by police, a media circus, and crowds of well wishers.

Pacino simmers in this daring and brilliantly constructed treatise on the many facets of a crime.

Reviewed by Adam Smith

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