R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
3 December 2010 | secondtake
8 | Dirty, real, harsh--cops after big drug dealers in New York, 1971.
The French Connection (1971) Director William Friedkin would make it impossible to see his career straight two years ...
Having participated in the making of this film, detective Eddie Egan decided to retire from NYPD and start a career in Hollywood. The NYPD, however, brought charges against him for minor errors in reporting and handling of evidence. In Egan's trial director William Friedkin ... ...
Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle:
Merry Christmas. What's your name, little boy?
Little Boy: Eric.
Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle: Uh-huh, Eric. What do you want for Christmas Eric? Hmmm?
Doyle and Russo search the bar for drugs, turning up lots of items that they throw onto the bar, yet when they leave (at around 29 mins), the bar is clean.
The 20th-Century Fox logo fades in black and white, dissolves to color, then seamlessly widens from the old square aspect ratio to modern standard film ratio.
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