Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

2,496 Reviews
1975 2h 5min Cert. R
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...
Dog Day Afternoon

Tagline

Anything can happen during the dog days of summer. On August 22nd, 1972, everything did.

Storyline

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.
  • Released
    1 August 1975
  • Runtime
    2h 5min
  • Director
  • Budget
    $1,800,000
  • Revenue
    $46,665,856
  • Genre
  • Status
    Released
  • Language
    English
  • Production
    Warner Bros. Pictures, Artists Entertainment Complex