R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Al Pacino's performance as Sonny Wortzik is ranked #4 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).
Bank robbing is a federal offense. You got me on kidnapping, armed robbery. You're gonna bury me, man!
When the FBI is shown driving up to the bank, one of the cars is a 1974 Ford. The events of the movie take place in 1972.
Opening credits prologue: What you are about to see is true - It happened in Brooklyn, New York on August 22, 1972.
$50,000,000 (USA) (31 December 1977)
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