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Alain Charnier (Character)
from The French Connection (1971)

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The French Connection -- New York City detectives Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover The French Connection. But when one of the criminals tries to kill Doyle, he begins a deadly pursuit that takes him far outside the city limits. Based on a true story, this action-filled thriller, with its renowned chase scene, won five Academy Awards in 1971, including Best Picture, Best Director (William Friedkin) and Best Actor for Hackman.
The French Connection -- A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
The French Connection -- Interview: Gene Hackman "on filming the car scene"

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  1. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV) Played by Fernando Rey
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From The French Connection (1971)
Alain Charnier: Our American friends are becoming overcautious.
Pierre Nicoli, Hit Man: What about our timetable?
Alain Charnier: We MUST follow it.
Pierre Nicoli, Hit Man: But will they?
Alain Charnier: I don't know. Boca's scared. He sees policemen in his soup.
Pierre Nicoli, Hit Man: He's not wrong.
Alain Charnier: The one who followed me on the subway, he's our biggest problem.
Pierre Nicoli, Hit Man: Let me handle him.
Alain Charnier: There'll be others.
Pierre Nicoli, Hit Man: So what? By Friday we'll be gone.
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