The French Connection

The French Connection (1971)

Length:104.1 minutes
Rating:M Violence
When New York detectives Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) launch a deadly pursuit to bust up a narcotics smuggling ring, they discover a link to France. Based on a true story, this action-packed thriller, with its iconic chase scene, earned Oscars' in 1971 for Best Picture, Best Director (William Friedkin), Best Actor for Hackman, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Editing.
IMDB Rating7.7/10 stars from 111585
ActorsGene Hackman (Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle)
Fernando Rey (Alain Charnier)
Roy Scheider (Buddy "Cloudy" Russo)
Tony Lo Bianco (Sal Boca)
Marcel Bozzuffi (Pierre Nicoli)
Frederic De Pasquale (Devereaux)
William Friedkin
Philip D'Antoni