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Based on 6 Reviews
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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

  • 90

    A major artistic asset to the film - besides script, direction and the top performances - is supervising editor Walter Murch's sound collage and re-recording. show more

  • 80
    Chicago Reader

    Gene Hackman excels in Francis Ford Coppola's tasteful, incisive 1974 study of the awakening of conscience in an "electronic surveillance technician." show more

  • 70
    Vincent Canby The New York Times

    Mr. Coppola, the writer as well as the director, has nearly succeeded in making a great film but has, instead, made one that is merely very good. show more

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