Dog Day Afternoon

Sal and the hostages are taken to the airport in a car and as there about to go to the plane, the driver gets a hidden gun, shoots Sal in the head and Sonny is arrested. All the hostages are free and Sal is lead off on a gurney while the police read Sonny his rights. Sonny goes to federal prison for 20 years. Leon gets the sex change operation. Angela (Sonny's wife) and her children live on welfare.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene in which they discuss Sylvia smoking, the paper on the table is different between shots. In the shots of Sylvia there is some paper near the can on the left. In the shots of Sal, the paper is not there. (01:03:00)

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Sonny: Bank robbing is a federal offense. You got me on kidnapping, armed robbery. You're gonna bury me, man.

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Trivia: In order to make his character look and act more erratic, Al Pacino only slept a couple of hours at night, ate very little and took cold showers.

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