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The French Connection

Gene Hackman is an unorthodox New York narcotics cop in his Oscar winning performance. He and his partner (Roy Scheider) are investigating the flow of heroin coming into the city from France. The car / subway chase is still the best in movie history.

Year: 1971
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Thrillers & Suspense, True Stories, Car Chase Movies, Academy Award - Best Picture, Best of the 1970s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Golden Globe - Drama
Country: USA
Director: William Friedkin
Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey
Duration: 100 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
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