Sony Movies Action’s French Connection

Friday, November 6th, 2020

When New York detectives Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) launch a deadly pursuit to bust up a narcotics smuggling ring, they discover a link to France.

Based on a true story, action-packed thriller The French Connection (Saturday 7th, 10.10pm), with its iconic chase scene, earned Oscars in 1971 for Best Picture, Best Director (William Friedkin), Best Actor for Hackman, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Editing.

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