La French
La French (2014)

Cedric Jimenez takes the helm for this action thriller set in Marseilles during the 1970s and '80s, and following the violent six-year struggle waged by Police Magistrate Pierre Michel (Jean Dujardin) to take down the French Connection… More

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

A procedural epic whose complicated narrative is propelled by visceral action sequences and an unusually thrilling soundtrack.

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Jordan Adler
We Got This Covered

A fascinating true-crime story gets a flat, formulaic treatment in The Connection. Where's the jolting, no-holds-barred energy of Popeye Doyle when you need it?

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Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

A very compelling true crime tale. Like the flipside of THE FRENCH CONNECTION.

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Jason Gorber
Twitch

Given that the only real enjoyment for The Connection is its connection to Friedkin's epic films (let's not forget the under-loved sequel), this examination of the Marseille heroin lords, with their political and police corruption, is entirely redundant.

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