Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

DVD - 2006
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Based on a true story of a "simple" bank robbery in New York that turned into a media event, with insights into the complex characters of the robbers.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]
Edition: Two-disc special ed. --
ISBN: 9780790793047
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama / Dog 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (124 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm., in container


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May 21, 2018

. . . and the organized version of a bank robbery is 'Inside Man'.

Nov 03, 2017

Some of the dark humor, interaction with the hostages and characterization in this movie made it really good. Very little violence, but tense. I liked the story a lot.

May 16, 2017

I love this movie with Al Pacino for his Intensity and tension of a robbery bank goes wrong. Very good movie in my opinion.

Jun 13, 2016

Outstanding performances by Al Pacino and John Cazale in this fraught hostage/ bank hold up picture.

Jun 11, 2016

made me look up Sidney Lumet and place holds on a few more of his films. and this is a great story ; a man moved by love rage and frustration to commit a desperate act and see it through to the end. he doesn't give up on that nor the people in his life. unfortunately his wife and mother are hysterical dopes in this telling, but poignant that he married the same kind of woman as his mother.

Marinetti Jun 05, 2016

One of the great screen performances by Al Pacino early in his career- the film is a claustrophobic maelstrom of tension.

Jun 21, 2011

The library has copies of the new edition of this classic movie which, so far, seem to be in fine condition.

Dog Day Afternoon is one of the great movies of the 1970s, and Pacino's intense performance is one of the greatest in movie history. He runs an amazing gamut of emotions, and eventually tears your heart out. All of the supporting cast is also excellent, especially Chris Sarandon as Leon. This is method acting at its finest.

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