R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
With his casting in this film following his 1970 role as Patton's driver, Bill Hickman joins a very select group of actors who appear in back-to-back Best Picture Oscar Winners. Others include: Clark Gable, Christopher Walken, Meryl Streep, John ... ...
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?
The weapon the sniper uses to kill the Transit cop is different from the one he first holds to the motorman's head, and later uses to shoot the conductor.
The 20th-Century Fox logo fades in in black and white and then dissolves to color.
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