French Connection, The / French Connection II - 2 of the Best (2 Disc Set)

French Connection, The / French Connection II - 2 of the Best (2 Disc Set)

by Gene Hackman

DVD video Publication Date: 01/08/2007

  $14.95
French Connection:
New York City detectives "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) and buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover The French Connection. But when one of the criminals tries to kill Doyle, he begins a deadly pursuit that takes him far outside the city limits. Based on a true story, this action filled thriller, with its renowned chase scene, won five academy Awards in 1971 including Best Picture, Best Director (William Friedkin) and Best Actor for Gene Hackman.

French Connection 11:
Gene Hackman reprises his Oscar winning role as Popeye Doyle, the hard nosed New York detective determined to break a French narcotics ring. Kidnapped by heroin kingpin Alain Charnier ( fernando Rey) in Marseilles, Doyle is mercilessly forced to become a junkie himself.Upon his release , Doyle must kick his habit and join forces with his french police counterpart ( Bernard Fresson) to hunt down Charnier. Gritty action, riveting performances and a vivedly realistic setting make French Connection 11 a powerful sequel to the brilliant original.
ISBN:
9321337089508
9321337089508
Genre:
Action
Format:
DVD video
Region:
4 More ...
Running time:
213
No. Discs:
2
Publication Date:
01-08-2007
Language:
English
Publisher:
20th Century Fox Orders

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