Dog Day Afternoon (Blu-ray, Special Edition)

Starring: Al Pacino & John Cazale Director: Sidney Lumet  Rated: R: Restricted
Dog Day Afternoon (Blu-ray, Special Edition)
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1975
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 1.0 - English, French, Spanish
    • Dolby Digital 2.0
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Featurette: LUMET: FILM MAKER
    • Audio Commentary: Sidney Lumet
    • Documentary: The Making of DOG DAY AFTERNOON: 4-Part Documentary
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Art Direction by
Produced by &
Director of Photography:

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"He wants to know when you'll be through."
  - Jenny (Carol Kane), repeating to Sonny (Al Pacino) what her husband is asking her on the phone as he's robbing the bank
"No, I don't want to be paid, I don't need to be paid. Look, I'm here with my partner and nine other people, see. And we're dying, man. You know' You're going to see our brains on the sidewalk, they're going to spill our guts out. Now, are you going to show that on television' Have all your housewives look at that' Instead of AS THE WORLD TURNS' I mean, what do you got for me' I want something for that."
  - Sonny
"Attica! Attica!"
  - Sonny to the crowds outside the bank

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1975 - Best Original Screenplay: Frank Pierson

Entertainment Reviews:

Uncut - 03/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "Pacino gives one of the performances of his career....Lumet's gritty 1970s landmark remains one of the first mainstream Hollywood films to deal with gay and transsexual characters in a relatively unsensational manner..."
Widescreen Review - 04/01/2006
"DOG DAY AFTERNOON swarms with energy, excitement and drama."
Sight and Sound - 05/01/2006
"The combination of simmering tension, comedy and pathos is adroitly handled by the director and his excellent cast."

Plot Keywords:

Essential Cinema | Gay / Lesbian | Mishaps | Recommended | Theatrical Release | Thieves | True Story

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: September 21, 1975.
  • Filmed on location in New York City.
  • In real life, Pacino's character, Sonny Wortzik, was serving a 20-year federal prison sentence while the film was being made.

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