The French Connection

The French Connection movie poster
MPAA rating: R
Genre: Drama
In this critically-acclaimed police drama, Gene Hackman plays 'Popeye' Doyle, a New York City cop who works alongside partner Buddy 'Cloudy' Russo, to track and intercept European heroin smugglers. The film's Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin will be interviewed by crime writer George Pelecanos after the screening at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center.
Starring: Harold Gary, Gene Hackman, Ann Rebbot, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi
Director: William Friedkin
Running time: 104
Release: Opened Oct 9, 1971