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Welcome to the Filmmakers Signature Series on Blu-rayT. Enjoy this highly acclaimed, realistic crime drama from innovative director William Friedkin with authentic high-quality picture and sound, true to the director's vision. This new HD transfer comes with an exclusive 28-page booklet on the making of the film, which includes in-depth actor and director profiles. Based on a true story, The French Connection stars Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider as detectives who aim their sharp instincts and unconventional methods at the international suppliers of New York's heroin trade. The French Connection earned 8 Academy Awardr Nominations and 5 Wins,* including Best Director for groundbreaking "New Hollywood" director Friedkin.
This story may have been interesting when it was written, but it doesn't play well now. There are some racial slurs used and it's not as action packed as stories seen currently. Read morePublished 2 hours ago by T. Prewitt
Enjoyed it but it felt as if there were sections of the film that were cut out. For example, after his boss takes him off the case, Doyle is suddenly still on the case with no... Read morePublished 16 hours ago by Marty O'Boyle
Well worth watching, about every two or three years. Makes one recall what real movies used to be.Published 18 hours ago by Deanna S.
The characters were not developed enough for me. I did enjoy looking at the cars of the 70's.Published 21 hours ago by Michele
Excellent cinematography and use of silence. Not quite as engaging as I'd hoped for a multiple Oscar winner.Published 21 hours ago by Dale E Brown
Dirty,gritty,tough...the way it was on the streets of NY in the seventies.Published 3 days ago by Mike
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|Is this the same release as the Best Buy special edition?||
was it a digibook?
Feb 26, 2013 by Istvan Kolnhofer | See all 2 posts