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Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

2 Ratings: 2.0
A movie directed by Sidney Lumet

A gripping true crime yarn, a juicy slice of overheated New York atmosphere, and a splendid showcase for its young actors,Dog Day Afternoonis a minor classic of the 1970s. The opening montage of New York street life (set to Elton John's lazy "Amoreena") … see full wiki

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Director: Sidney Lumet
2 reviews about Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
review by . July 09, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
"Dog Day Afternoon"    5 Stars    Amos Lassen and Cinema Pride    I just finished watching "Dog Day Afternoon" again and it seems that every time I watch it, it just gets better and better. It is a film that will change your opinion of the bank robbery genre of film and with its homosexual theme it was way ahead of its time (made in 1975). It really captures the spirit of the 1970's and shows why Al Pacino is a great actor. Here is Pacino …
review by . February 24, 2001
posted in Movie Hype
Whereas I do admire Al Pacino's acting ability in A Dog Day Afternoon, the story just seems to drag on for too long for me to really like it. Too many odd ball incidents with the gun play and the burning of the bait money. Its almost a comedy of errors that made this incident just snowball to the point where a Brooklyn street corner became a media circus.Whereas I admire the loyalty of some of the bank employees, I just feel this unfortunate incident did not need to be dramatized into a movie. Also, …
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