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PG| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Surveillance expert Harry Caul (Gene Hackman) is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide (Harrison Ford) to tail a young couple, Mark (Frederic Forrest) and Ann (Cindy Williams). Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan (John Cazale) manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. Tormented by memories of a previous case that ended badly, Caul becomes obsessed with the resulting tape, trying to determine if the couple are in danger.

Cast: Gene Hackman , John Cazale , Frederic Forrest , Allen Garfield , Cindy Williams , Michael Higgins , Elizabeth MacRae , Teri Garr

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

The Conversation (1974)

Release Date: June 30th, 2001|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • 100
    TV Guide

    One of Coppola's very best. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    As he is played by Gene Hackman in The Conversation, an expert wiretapper named Harry Caul is one of the most affecting and tragic characters in the movies. show more

  • 100
    Angie Errigo Empire

    Another great, landmark American film of the '70s. show more

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