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The French Connection / The French Connection II DVD

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  • Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: R
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • DVD Release Date: June 1, 2010
  • Color: Color
The French Connection:

Two narcotics detectives, "Popeye" Doyle and his partner Buddy Russo (Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider), start to close in on a vast international narcotics ring when the smugglers unexpectedly strike back. Following an attempt on his life by one of the smugglers, Doyle sets off a deadly pursuit that ultimately takes him far beyond mere New York City limits. Based on a true story, this action-filled thriller, with its renowned chase scene, won five Academy Awards® including Best Picture and Best Actor for Gene Hackman.

French Connection II:

Gene Hackman reprises his Oscar®-winning role as Popeye Doyle, the hard-nosed New York detective determined to break a French narcotics ring. Kidnapped by heroin kingpin Alain Charnier (Fernando Rey) in Marseilles, Doyle is mercilessly forced to become a junkie himself. Upon his release, Doyle must kick his habit and join forces with his French police counterpart (Bernard Fresson) to hunt down Charnier. Gritty action, riveting performances and a vividly realistic setting make this movie a powerful sequel to the brilliant original.
 
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