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The French Connection(Movie, 1971)

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| 1h 44min | Genres: Action, Crime, Thriller
The French ConnectionRating: 3.8/5 (with 624624 votes)
The French Connection is a 1971 American crime thriller film directed by William Friedkin. The screenplay, written by Ernest Tidyman, is based on Robin Moore's 1969 book of the same name. It tells the story of NYPD detectives Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo, whose real-life counterparts were Narcotics Detectives Eddie Egan and Sonny Grosso, in pursuit of wealthy French heroin smuggler Alain Charnier. The film stars Gene Hackman as Popeye, Roy Scheider as Cloudy, and Fernando Rey as Charnier. Tony Lo Bianco and Marcel Bozzuffi also star. At the 44th Academy Awards, it won Best Picture, Best Actor (Hackman), Best Director (Friedkin), Best Film Editing, and Best Adapted Screenplay (Tidyman). It was nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Scheider), Best Cinematography... ()
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Awards & Nominations for The French Connection

Academy Award for Best Picture National Film Registry Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay National Board of Review: Top Ten Films Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Cinematography Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Sound

About The French Connection

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: Robin Moore ("The French Connection")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), French (FR)
Translated into 28 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/09/1971
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Francouzská spojka: Štvanice"
"Brennpunkt Brooklyn"
"프렌치 커넥션"
"Brennpunkt New York"
"French Connection"
"French Connection - Lagens våldsamma män"
Budget: 1,800,000 USD
Revenue: 41,158,757 USD (= 2,287%)
Aspect Ratio: widescreen

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