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The French Connection

Synopsis

This gritty, fast-paced, and innovative police drama earned five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay (written by [[Performer~P165512~Ernest Tidyman~ernesttidyman]]), and Best Actor ([[Performer~P29486~Gene Hackman~genehackman]]). Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle ([[Performer~P29486~Hackman~genehackman]]) and his partner, Buddy Russo ([[Performer~P63580~Roy Scheider~royscheider]]), are New York City police detectives on narcotics detail, trying to track down the source of heroin from...more

Other Critics

5.0

96 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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