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The French Connection (1971)

R
104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
Writers
Ernest Tidyman (screenplay by) | Robin Moore (based on the book by)
Composer
Don Ellis (music composed by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Gerald B. Greenberg (as Jerry Greenberg)
Casting Director
Robert Weiner (casting)
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Budget
$ 1,800,000
Gross (USA)
$ 51,700,000
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Release date
Oct 9, 1971 (United States)

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Fernando Rey
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Tony Lo Bianco
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Marcel Bozzuffi
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Frédéric de Pasquale
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Bill Hickman
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Ann Rebbot
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Harold Gary
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Arlene Farber
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André Ernotte
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Benny Marino
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Patrick McDermott
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Al Fann
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William Coke
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7.8 / 10 | 95,042 votes