R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
There was a third New York Police detective who was partners with Eddie Egan and Sonny Grosso during their narcotics squad heyday, and along with them, was one of the principle investigators in the actual French Connection case. His name was Detective Richard Pardo, and ... ...
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?
Very early in the film, Cloudy and Popeye corner a criminal, and he slashes Cloudy's hand with a knife. Yet the man wields his knife clearly at least a foot above where Cloudy's hand is, almost at his shoulder level.
The 20th-Century Fox logo fades in in black and white and then dissolves to color.
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