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William Friedkin
   directed   
The French Connection (1971)
Gene Hackman
   for his role in   
The French Connection (1971)
1971
   the winner was   
The French Connection
Directed by William Friedkin for 20th Century Fox
Ernest Tidyman
   wrote the screenplay for   
The French Connection
Won an Oscar for this screenplay adaptation in 1971. He also wrote High Plains drifting for Clint Eastwood.
Gene Hackman
   won for   
The French Connection
1973. For the role of Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle. Also won in 1973 for The Poseidon Adventure.
The French Connection (1971)
   starred   
Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey and Roy Scheider
Director: William Friedkin. Also starred Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi, Eddie Egan and Sonny Grosso
The French Connection (1971)
   has the last line:   
"The Son of a Bitch is Here. I Saw Him. I’m Gonna Get Him.”
Gene Hackman
Peter Boyle
   was considered for the role of   
Popeye Doyle in The French Connection (1971)
Gene Hackman got the part
James Caan
   was considered for the role of   
Popeye Doyle in The French Connection (1971)
Gene Hackman got the part
Steve McQueen
   was considered for the role of   
Popeye Doyle in The French Connection (1971)
Gene Hackman got the part
Robert Mitchum
   was considered for the role of   
Popeye Doyle in The French Connection (1971)
Gene Hackman got the part
The French Connection (1971)
   contains the line   
"I've Got a Man in Poughkeepsie Who Wants to Talk to You. You Ever Been to Poughkeepsie?"
The French Connection (1971)
   starred   
Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey and Roy Scheider
IMDB:7.9/10. Director: William Friedkin. Won 5 Oscars incl. Best Picture, 2 Baftas, 3 Golden Globes and National Film Preservation Board Award.
The French Connection (1971)
      
Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider and Fernando Rey
He nails a Frenchman, and in Guy Movie lingo, that absolves him of all sins.
William Friedkin
   directed the film   
The French Connection (1971)
Gene Hackman
   won the Golden Globe for   
The French Connection
Best Actor - Drama, 1971






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