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French Connection II

28 August 2011 4:00 PM, PDT | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Popeye Doyle tracks a drugs kingpin to Marseilles.

As a follow-up to the widely-acclaimed (if, somewhat overrated) original, The French Connection II isn't terrible effort, it's just a little unneccessary. Of course, the driving force behind it was obviously a desire to revisit Gene Hackman's semi-iconic character NY narcotics detective Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle, porkpie hat and all.

Still on the hunt for an elusive French drug kingpin, Doyle (Gene Hackman) heads to Marseilles, where he immediately clashes with local Inspector Henri Bathelemy (Bernard Fresson). Kidnapped by the »

- Stephen Carty

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