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Gene Hackman

The French Connection/French Connection II

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Released: 1st December 2008. A double bill of the classic 70's thrillers featuring an Oscar-winning Gene Hackman as 'Popeye' Doyle. In the first film Doyle and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) are tough New York cops attempting to crack a drug smuggling ring. They have a small candy store under surveillance, but Doyle is not happy when he receives the order to work with a pair of French federal agents on the case, one of whom he has a long-standing feud with. Hackman and director William Friedkin both earned Oscars for the film, which also took the award for Best Picture. Whilst in the sequel Doyle (Hackman) travels to Marseilles to track down Charnier (Fernando Rey), the leader of a drug smuggling ring whom he failed to capture in the first film. Kidnapped by dealers and pumped with heroin, Doyle has to kick his new-found habit before he can set about his revenge.

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  • Details

    Released:
    1st December 2008
    Category:
    Thriller
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Barcode:
    5039036039420
  • Description

    A double bill of the classic 70's thrillers featuring an Oscar-winning Gene Hackman as 'Popeye' Doyle. In the first film Doyle and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) are tough New York cops attempting to crack a drug smuggling ring. They have a small candy store under surveillance, but Doyle is not happy when he receives the order to work with a pair of French federal agents on the case, one of whom he has a long-standing feud with. Hackman and director William Friedkin both earned Oscars for the film, which also took the award for Best Picture. Whilst in the sequel Doyle (Hackman) travels to Marseilles to track down Charnier (Fernando Rey), the leader of a drug smuggling ring whom he failed to capture in the first film. Kidnapped by dealers and pumped with heroin, Doyle has to kick his new-found habit before he can set about his revenge.
    Region Code:
    Region A,B,C
    Duration:
    213 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Italian, French, German, Hard of Hearing Subtitles: English, Subtitles: Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, German, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, Screen ratio 1:1.78, Screen ratio 2:1.85, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0, Commentary
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