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New York movies: The French Connection (1971)
New York movies: The French Connection (1971)

The French Connection (1971), directed by William Friedkin and starring Gene Hackman (VIDEO)

Watch the trailer for The French Connection, directed by William Friedkin and starring Gene Hackman; No. 11 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.

By Alison Willmore
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The car chase in which Gene Hackman’s Popeye Doyle follows the D train through Bensonhurst is one of the all-time best for a reason: William Friedkin brilliantly captures the clammy-palmed madness of a high-speed pursuit through bustling, crowded neighborhoods that yield for no one.—Alison Willmore

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