R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
15 June 2003 | Infofreak
One of the 1970s best crime movies, and yes, that means one of the best ever.
'The French Connection' has really stood the test of time. William Friedkin is one American director who has almost ...
Ernest Tidyman only added the now-legendary car chase sequence to the screenplay when no studio in town would touch it.
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?
At the end, when Doyle enters the derelict building, his hat is on and off his head between shots.
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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