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The French Connection
# 117  The French Connection (1971, William Friedkin)  Ranked # 117
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Group Gene Hackman - Actor
Released 1971   (original release year)   Release Dates - IMDB
Director William Friedkin
Country USA
Starring Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi
Genres Action / Drama / Thriller / Crime / Detective
Language English
Color Color
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Academy Awards  -  1971 Best Picture Winner
AFI 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time 1998  -  #70
AFI 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time 2007  -  #93
AFI Desk Reference : Notable Films  -  1971    Book
BAFTA British Academy Film Awards  -  1972 Film Nominee
BFI Sight and Sound Top Ten Poll 2012  -  #74  (4 votes)
Director's Guild of America  -  1971 Motion Pictures Winner
Roger Ebert : Reviews  -  
Roger Ebert : 10 Best Movies of the Year  -  1971  #4    Review  Read more about The French Connection
Empire  -  Review  Read more about The French Connection
Film Four : 100 Greatest Films  -  #74
Greatest Films  -  2nd 100 FilmsReview  Read more about The French Connection
Golden Globes  -  1971 Picture: Drama Winner
The Guardian : 1000 Films to See Before You DieWebsite
Guinness Book of Film : The Top 100  -  Genre: Thriller
Halliwell's Top 1000  -  #452    Book
Have You Seen . . . ?: A Personal Introduction to 1,000 FilmsBook
Leonard Maltin : Movie Guides  -  Book
National Board of Review  -  1971 Top Ten Films
National Film Registry  -  Selected 2005
The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies...Review  Read more about The French Connection    Book
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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die : 2004, 2007, 2011Book
TV Guide Film & Video Companion 2006  -  Review  Read more about The French Connection