I have been watching all the movies that won the Oscar for Best Picture. The next on my list was the 1971 winner, The French Connection, directed by William Friedkin and starring Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider.
The French Connection follows two narcotics officers as they track down leads they hope will bring them a major bust. Aside from some famous chase scenes, the movie is understated for a police film, with events unfolding more like they might in a real investigation.
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