'Popeye' Doyle (an Academy Award-winning Gene Hackman) 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. Gene Hackman and director William Friedkin both earned Academy Awards for the film, which also took Best Picture.
Release Date: 05 July 2004
Certificate: 18 - Suitable for 18 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 18, by placing an order for this product you are declaring that you are 18 years or over.
Running Time: 99 minutes
Production Year: 1971
Main Language: English
The first and best of the two
Pity they didn't reach a conclusion with this one. It's a tight thriller all ready for the big finish, then the producer thought; "Hang on, we can do a sequel". Shame.