The French connection
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Alain Chanier is a dapper businessman from Marseilles, France, who is in reality a drug lord working on a big score - selling 32 million worth of heroin in New York City. But his potential buyer - small-time hood Salvatore Boca - is being tailed by two undercover NYC cops, James "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo. The more Popeye and Cloudy dig, the closer they get - to the mysterious 'French connection' and a final showdown between the dealers and the police.

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Collector's edition
Collector's edition (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.)
Collector's edition (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.) ; 24 [DVD].
Collector's edition ; 24
Drug control -- Fiction.
Drug traffic -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Police -- Fiction.
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Police films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Bozzuffi, Marcel, 1929-1988, actor.
D'Antoni, Philip, 1929-
Ellis, Don, composer (expression)
Friedkin, William, film director.
Greenberg, Gerald B., editor of moving image work.
Hackman, Gene, actor.
Lo Bianco, Tony, actor.
Moore, Robin, 1925-2008. French connection.
Rey, Fernando, 1917-1994, actor.
Roizman, Owen, 1936- director of photography.
Scheider, Roy, actor.
Schine-Moore Productions, production company.
Tidyman, Ernest, screenwriter.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., film distributor.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, production company.
Collector's edition.
2 videodiscs (104 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches.
Dolby Digital 5.1
wide screen
video file
DVD video
region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A.
MPAA rating: R.
Based on the book by Robin Moore.
Program notes by Mark Kermode inserted in container.
Special features: commentary by William Friedkin; commentary by Gene Hackman & Roy Scheider; original theatrical trailer.
Music composed and conducted by Don Ellis ; director of photography, Owen Roizman ; film editor, Jerry Greenberg.
Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
Soundtrack in English or French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Academy Awards, 1972: Best picture ; best actor (Hackman) ; best director (Friedkin) ; best film editing ; best writing, screenplay based on material from another medium ; Director's Guild of America Awards, 1972: Outstanding directorial achievement in motion pictures (Friedkin) ; Golden Globe Awards, 1972: Best picture ; best director, motion picture (Friedkin) ; best actor (Hackman)
Disc 1. The French connection (DVD).
Disc 2: Bonus disc (DVD).
Link to PAC
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