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One hot summer afternoon, Sonny and his sidekick Sal attempt to rob a New York bank. Things go wrong from the start however, and soon the two inept criminals have taken hostages and are under siege. The situation rapidly becomes a media circus, with Sonny the star as he baits the police and gets the crowds on his side. Director Sidney Lumet's tense but often very funny thriller catches the countercultural mood of the time, with Pacino's wired Vietnam War veteran coming across as the anti-establishment hero, rather than villain of the piece.
Tense thriller about a bank robbery and ensuing battle of wits with the police, which tackles wider issues of morality and high-level corruption.
16+ years 123 mins
Slick, funny film about a group of criminals who gather to plan an audacious robbery of three Las Vegas casinos at the same time.
11+ years 111 mins
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