The French Connection (1971)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama


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A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.


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  • Gene Hackman in The French Connection (1971)
  • Gene Hackman in The French Connection (1971)
  • Gene Hackman and William Friedkin in The French Connection (1971)
  • Gene Hackman in The French Connection (1971)
  • Marcel Bozzuffi in The French Connection (1971)

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Trivia

William Friedkin credits his decision to direct the movie to a discussion with film director Howard Hawks, whose daughter was living with Friedkin at the time. Friedkin asked Hawks what he thought of his movies, to which Hawks bluntly replied that they were "lousy." Instead ... ...


Quotes

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?


Goofs

The car/train chase passes the same school four times, twice in each direction.


Crazy Credits

The 20th-Century Fox logo fades in in black and white and then dissolves to color.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller

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