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 subway train used in the chase sequence consists of R-42 units. During the automobile collision, the train directly above Popeye's car consists of older R-32 units.
The 20th-Century Fox logo fades in in black and white and then dissolves to color.