The French Connection/French Connection II (English & Foreign language, Blu-ray disc, Special Edition)

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A double bill of the classic 70's thrillers featuring an Oscar-winning Gene Hackman as 'Popeye' Doyle. In the first film Doyle and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) are tough New York cops attempting to crack a drug smuggling ring. They have a small candy store under surveillance, but Doyle is not happy when he receives the order to work with a pair of French federal agents on the case, one of whom he has a long-standing feud with. Hackman and director William Friedkin both earned Oscars for the film, which also took the award for Best Picture. Whilst in the sequel Doyle (Hackman) travels to Marseilles to track down Charnier (Fernando Rey), the leader of a drug smuggling ring whom he failed to capture in the first film. Kidnapped by dealers and pumped with heroin, Doyle has to kick his new-found habit before he can set about his revenge.

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A double bill of the classic 70's thrillers featuring an Oscar-winning Gene Hackman as 'Popeye' Doyle. In the first film Doyle and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) are tough New York cops attempting to crack a drug smuggling ring. They have a small candy store under surveillance, but Doyle is not happy when he receives the order to work with a pair of French federal agents on the case, one of whom he has a long-standing feud with. Hackman and director William Friedkin both earned Oscars for the film, which also took the award for Best Picture. Whilst in the sequel Doyle (Hackman) travels to Marseilles to track down Charnier (Fernando Rey), the leader of a drug smuggling ring whom he failed to capture in the first film. Kidnapped by dealers and pumped with heroin, Doyle has to kick his new-found habit before he can set about his revenge.

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  • Scene Access
  • Commentary

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Product Details

General

Studio

20th Century Fox Home Ent.

Country of origin

United States

Release date

December 2008

Availability

Expected to ship within 9 - 15 working days

Movie released

1971

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Dimensions

172 x 133 x 15mm (L x W x T)

Format

Blu-ray disc

Running time

3 hours, 33 minutes

Region encoding

Region B. This Blu-Ray will play in all South African Blu-Ray players. Region B. This Blu-Ray will play in all South African Blu-Ray players.

Audio format

Dolby Digital 5.1

Video format

Widescreen 16:9 (1.78:1)

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Age restriction

18

Categories

LSN

X67-KVF-9ME-5



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