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The French Connection

1971 Rated R 1hr 44m

Tough-as-nails narcotics detective "Popeye" Doyle and his partner, Russo, are in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a multimillion-dollar heroin-smuggling operation in this classic crime thriller inspired by true events.

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Movie Details

Awards
1973 BAFTA®
1972 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Director (Motion Picture)
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama)
AFI®
  • Top 100 Thrills
  • Top 100 Movies
1972 Academy Award®
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Director: William Friedkin
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Picture
  • Best Actor: Gene Hackman
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Roy Scheider
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Cinematography nominee
Ratings
R
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
16
Common Sense rating OK for kids 16+
Bonus material

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Subtitles

English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; scene specific commentary by Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider; audio commentary by director William Friedkin; trailer.

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

Subtitles

English SDH, English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, English: DTS 5.1 HD, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; deleted scenes; additional featurettes.