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1975 American crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, written by Frank Pierson and produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand. The film stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, Penelope Allen, James Broderick, Lance Henriksen and Carol Kane.

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The reason behind the movie title “Dog Day Afternoon”

So I recently was able to watch the movie Dog Day Afternoon and finally realized what a great movie it is! This movie surely made me a fan of Al Pacino. Now, normally the title of a movie depicts ...
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Why didn't Sonny kill the hostages?

In Dog Day Afternoon with Al Pacino from 1975 I am wondering, when the cops showed up Sonny just made it look like a publicity stunt instead of someone who actually means business. To me it didn't ...