The French Connection

A film by William Friedkin
Starring Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider

Featuring what is still one of the greatest car chases ever filmed, this out and out thriller is based on a true story. Doyle and Russo (Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider) are two NYPD narcotics cops who stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. When someone tries to kill Doyle, he begins a deadly pursuit that takes him far outside the city (and legal) limits.

 

Technical Information

Production Year
1971
Running Time
104 mins

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Sunday, Aug 12, 2012
11:30am

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