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The French Connection

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Original title
The French Connection
Running time
104 min.
United States United States
Ernest Tidyman
Don Ellis
Owen Roizman
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Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / D'Antoni Productions
Thriller. Drama | Cop Movies
Synopsis / Plot
Two tough New York City cops, Jimmy Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Rosso (Roy Scheider), try to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming in from France.
1971: 5 Academy Awards: Movie, Director, Actor, Adapted Screenplay, Editing. 8 Nominations
1971: 3 Golden Globes, including Best Movie - Drama. 4 nominations
1971: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Hackman). 2 Nominations
1971: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
1971: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
1971: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Film
1972: BAFTA Awards: Best Actor (Hackman) and Best Film Editing. 5 Nominations
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