The French Connection (1971)

8.0 / Rated by 5 people

Action
Crime
Drama
Thriller
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104 min.
Plot  In Marseille, an undercover police detective is following Alain Charnier (Fernando Rey), a wealthy French criminal who runs the largest heroin-smuggling syndicate in the world. The policeman is assassinated by Charnier's hitman, Pierre Nicoli (Marcel Bozzuffi). Charnier plans to smuggle $32 million worth of heroin into the United States by hiding it in the car of his unsuspecting friend, French television personality Henri Devereaux (Frédéric de Pasquale).

In New York City, detectives Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo (Roy Scheider) are conducting an undercover stakeout in Brooklyn. After seeing a drug transaction take place in a bar, Cloudy goes in to make an arrest, but the suspect makes a break for it, cutting Cloudy on the arm with a knife. After catching up with their suspect and severely beating him, the detectives interrogate the man, who reveals his drug connection.

Later, Popeye and Cloudy go out for drinks at the Copacabana, where Pope...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Gene Hackman
Det. Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle
Fernando Rey
Alain Charnier
Roy Scheider
Det. Buddy "Cloudy" Russo
Tony Lo Bianco
Salvatore "Sal" Boca
Marcel Bozzuffi
Pierre Nicoli
Frédéric de Pasquale
Henri Devereaux
Bill Hickman
Bill Mulderig

Others

All Titles

The French Connection
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English
French

Updates

Sakuragi rated The French Connection (1971) with 8.0 stars / 22.01.2018

montbravo rated The French Connection (1971) with 7.5 stars / 07.01.2018

xfactor reviewed The French Connection (1971) / 28.02.2017

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xfactor rated The French Connection (1971) with 8.5 stars / 28.02.2017




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