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The French Connection 2 (1975)


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4 out of 10 Interesting follow-up
Michael from Clare, 22 May 2012
An intriguing follow up to the excellent original. Popeye Doyle is the classic "fish out of water" as his obsessive hunt for Charnier takes him to the seedy streets of Marseilles. A slower and more ponderous movie than the first, which in some ways is a good thing. The movie really gives a dark insight into the horrors of drug addiction. Hackman again gives a brilliant performance as Doyle.
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3 out of 10 Rough
Conor from Louth, 05 Apr 2011
The action from the streets of Harlem is transferred to Marseilles and the gateway to the drug trade. Popeye is a fish out of water, getting no help from local french authorities as he goes in search of the drug baron he trailed in the first movie. Even grittier than the previous film, particularly with the emphasis on the effects of drug abuse. Very abrupt ending too...
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Gene Hackman reprises his Oscar-winning role as Popeye Doyle, the hard-nosed New York detective determined to break a French narcotics ring. Kidnapped by heroin Kingpin Alain Charier (Fernando Rey) in Marseilles, Doyle is mercilessly forced to become a junkie himself. Upon his release, Doyle must kick his habit and join forces with his French police counterpart (Bernard Fresson) to hunt down Charnier. Gritty action, riveting performances and a vividly realistic setting make...

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