The French Connection

The French Connection (1971)

Doyle is bad news—but a good cop.

  • Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1971-10-09
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 1705 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: D'Antoni Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: William Friedkin
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Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

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  • Gene Hackman

    as Jimmy Doyle
  • Fernando Rey

    as Alain Charnier
  • Roy Scheider

    as Buddy Russo
  • Tony Lo Bianco

    as Sal Boca
  • Marcel Bozzuffi

    as Pierre Nicoli
  • Frédéric de Pasquale

    as Devereaux
  • Bill Hickman

    as Mulderig
  • Ann Rebbot

    as Marie Charnier
  • Harold Gary

    as Weinstock
  • Arlene Farber

    as Angie Boca
  • Eddie Egan

    as Simonson
  • André Ernotte

    as La Valle
  • Sonny Grosso

    as Klein
  • Benny Marino

    as Lou Boca
  • Patrick McDermott

    as Chemist
  • Alan Weeks

    as Pusher
  • Al Fann

    as Informant
  • Irving Abrahams

    as Police Mechanic
  • Randy Jurgensen

    as Police Sergeant
  • William Coke

    as Motorman
  • Charles McGregor

    as "Baldy" (uncredited)
Editing Gerald B. Greenberg Editor
Sound Chris Newman Sound
Production Kenneth Utt Associate Producer
Camera Owen Roizman Director of Photography
Writing Ernest Tidyman Screenplay
Crew Carey Loftin Stunt Driver
Production Philip D'Antoni Producer
Crew Sass Bedig Special Effects
Writing William Friedkin Screenplay
Directing William Friedkin Director
Writing Robin Moore Book
Sound Don Ellis Original Music Composer
Sound Don Ellis Conductor
Art Ben Kasazkow Art Direction
Art Edward Garzero Set Decoration
Crew Bill Hickman Stunt Coordinator
Crew Bill Hickman Stunt Double
Sound Theodore Soderberg Sound
Costume & Make-Up Irving Buchman Makeup Artist
Editing Norman Gay Associate Editor
Crew Hal Needham Stunts
Directing Terence A. Donnelly Assistant Director
Camera Enrique Bravo Camera Operator
Crew Fred J. Lincoln Stunts
Crew Alex Stevens Stunts
Production Eddie Egan Other
Crew Eddie Egan Technical Advisor
Crew Jerry Summers Stunt Driver
Directing Nicholas Sgarro Script Supervisor
Directing William C. Gerrity Assistant Director
Crew Joe Finnegan Stunts
Production Sonny Grosso Other
Crew Cliff Cudney Stunts
Lighting William Ward Electrician
Production G. David Schine Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Joseph Fretwell III Costume Design
Camera Robert Ward Key Grip
Production Robert Weiner Casting
Crew George Fisher Stunts
Production Paul Ganapoler Unit Production Manager
Art Thomas Wright Property Master
Production Fat Thomas Other
Costume & Make-Up Joseph W. Dehn Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Florence Foy Wardrobe Supervisor
Crew Joe Pronto Stunts
Crew Harry Daley Stunts