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The French Connection

Release Date: July 10th, 1991

R|1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
New York Detective "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) and his partner (Roy Scheider) chase a French heroin smuggler.

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Genres: Crime drama, Thriller

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

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  • There is only one problem with the excitement generated by this film. After it is over, you will walk out of the theater and, as I did, curse the tedium of your own life. I kept looking for someone who I could throw up against a wall. [8 November 1971]

  • This tough, brilliant crime film features Hackman as the indefatigable Popeye Doyle, who passionately hates drug pushers. show more

  • The French Connection is a film of almost incredible suspense, and it includes, among a great many chilling delights, the most brilliantly executed chase sequence I have ever seen. [8 October 1971]

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