The French Connection – 1971
Movie: The French Connection
Also Known As: Contacto en Francia
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Genres: Action | Crime | Thriller
Cast: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi, Frédéric de Pasquale, Bill Hickman, Ann Rebbot, Harold Gary, Arlene Farber…
Rated: 7.9/10 from 42,535 votes on IMDb
Tagline: The time is just right for an out and out thriller like this.
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Plot: William Friedkin's gritty police drama portrays two tough New York City cops trying to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming from France. An interesting contrast is established between 'Popeye' Doyle, a short-tempered alcoholic bigot who is nevertheless a hard-working and dedicated police officer, and his nemesis Alain Charnier, a suave and urbane gentleman who is nevertheless a criminal and one of the largest drug suppliers of pure heroin to North America. During the surveillance and eventual bust, Friedkin provides one of the most gripping and memorable car chase sequences ever filmed.
Release Date: (USA)
Directors: William Friedkin
Writers: Ernest Tidyman, Robin Moore
Languages: English, French
Location: 86th Street, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
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