Al Pacino plays Sonny who needs money to pay for his boyfriend’s sex-change operation and decides to rob a bank to get it. Things go wrong and he’s soon bogged down in a long, drawn-out hostage situation. Sidney Lumet directed this gritty, darkly humorous drama set in Brooklyn on the hottest day of the year. (1975) 125 Min. (Warner Bros.)
The Bryant Park lawn opens at 5:00pm for blankets and picnicking. The films begin at sunset (typically between 8pm and 9pm).