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  • The French Connection (1971)
  • R
    104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The French Connection (1971)
R
104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A pair of NYPD detectives in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a heroin smuggling ring based in Marseilles, but stopping them and capturing their leaders proves an elusive goal.
Director
Writers
Ernest Tidyman (screenplay by) | Robin Moore (based on the book by)
Producer
Composer
Don Ellis (music composed by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Gerald B. Greenberg (as Jerry Greenberg)
Casting Director
Robert Weiner (casting)
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Release date
Oct 9, 1971 (United States)

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Cast

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42 cast members
Name Known for
Gene Hackman
Jimmy Doyle Jimmy Doyle   See fewer
Fernando Rey
Alain Charnier Alain Charnier   See fewer
Roy Scheider
Buddy Russo Buddy Russo   See fewer
Tony Lo Bianco
Sal Boca Sal Boca   See fewer
Marcel Bozzuffi
Pierre Nicoli Pierre Nicoli   See fewer
Frédéric de Pasquale
Henri Devereaux (as Frederic De Pasquale) Henri Devereaux (as Frederic De Pasquale)   See fewer
Bill Hickman
Agent Bill Mulderig Agent Bill Mulderig   See fewer
Ann Rebbot
Marie Charnier Marie Charnier   See fewer
Harold Gary
Joel Weinstock Joel Weinstock   See fewer
Arlene Farber
Angie Boca Angie Boca   See fewer
Eddie Egan
Capt. Walt Simonson Capt. Walt Simonson   See fewer
André Ernotte
La Valle (as Andre Ernotte) La Valle (as Andre Ernotte)   See fewer
Sonny Grosso
Agent Clyde Klein Agent Clyde Klein   See fewer
Benny Marino
Lou Boca Lou Boca   See fewer
Patrick McDermott
Harvey - Chemist (as Pat McDermott) Harvey - Chemist (as Pat McDermott)   See fewer
Alan Weeks
Pusher Pusher   See fewer
Al Fann
Informant Informant   See fewer
Irving Abrahams
Irv - Police Mechanic Irv - Police Mechanic   See fewer
Randy Jurgensen
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
William Coke
Motorman Motorman   See fewer
The Three Degrees
The Three Degrees The Three Degrees   See fewer
Frank Adonis
Bidder at New York Car Auction (uncredited) Bidder at New York Car Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
Gilda Albertoni
Uncredited (uncredited) Uncredited (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Dahdah
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Durk
News Cameraman (uncredited) News Cameraman (uncredited)   See fewer
Rhina Ferrari
Woman at Airport (uncredited) Woman at Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
Sarina C. Grant
Hooker on the Street (uncredited) Hooker on the Street (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Lo Grippo
Tollbooth Collector (uncredited) Tollbooth Collector (uncredited)   See fewer
Melonie Haller
Schoolgirl (uncredited) Schoolgirl (uncredited)   See fewer
Eric Jones
Little Boy (uncredited) Little Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Gladys Lane
Mobster's Redhead Wife (uncredited) Mobster's Redhead Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean Luisi
French Undercover Detective (uncredited) French Undercover Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
Doris McCarthy
Hotel Guest (uncredited) Hotel Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles McGregor
Baldy - Bar Patron in Drug Raid (uncredited) Baldy - Bar Patron in Drug Raid (uncredited)   See fewer
Lora Mitchell
Woman with Baby Carriage (uncredited) Woman with Baby Carriage (uncredited)   See fewer
Maureen Mooney
Bicycle Girl (uncredited) Bicycle Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Santos Morales
Street Thief Leader (uncredited) Street Thief Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
Silvano Nolemi
Dock Worker (uncredited) Dock Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Burt Richards
Auction Bidder (uncredited) Auction Bidder (uncredited)   See fewer
Willy Switkes
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Fat Thomas
Mutchie (uncredited) Mutchie (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Weil
Auctioneer (uncredited) Auctioneer (uncredited)   See fewer
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