The French Connection Synopsis
New York Detective ''Popeye'' Doyle and his partner chase a French heroin smuggler.
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Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
There is only one problem with the excitement generated by this film. After it is over, you will walk out of the theater and, as I did,...
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90

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This tough, brilliant crime film features Hackman as the indefatigable Popeye Doyle, who passionately hates drug pushers.
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90

The New York Times

The French Connection is a film of almost incredible suspense, and it includes, among a great many chilling delights, the most brilliantly...
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90

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Producer and screenwriter have added enough fictional flesh to provide director William Friedkin and his overall topnotch cast with plenty...
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