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Summary Real-life Marseilles magistrate Pierre Michel (Jean Dujardin) goes on a relentless crusade to dismantle the most notorious drug smuggling operation in history: the French Connection. In his crosshairs is charismatic and wealthy kingpin, Gatean "Tany" Zampa (Gilles Lellouche), who runs the largest underground heroin trade into the States....

The Connection

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 18 Critic Reviews
67
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
7.3
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Summary Real-life Marseilles magistrate Pierre Michel (Jean Dujardin) goes on a relentless crusade to dismantle the most notorious drug smuggling operation in history: the French Connection. In his crosshairs is charismatic and wealthy kingpin, Gatean "Tany" Zampa (Gilles Lellouche), who runs the largest underground heroin trade into the States....

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 18 Critic Reviews
67
61% Positive
11 Reviews
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7 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 18 Critic Reviews
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61% Positive
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39% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
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11 Ratings
14% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
7.3
79% Positive
11 Ratings
14% Mixed
2 Ratings
7% Negative
1 Rating

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Production Company Gaumont, Légende Films, France 2 Cinéma, Canal+, Ciné+, France Télévisions, Scope Pictures, Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF), La Wallonie, Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC)
Release Date May 15, 2015
Duration 2 h 15 m
Rating R
Tagline Marseille 1975. To stop a dangerous drug lord, you need a dangerous cop.
César Awards, France
2 Nominations
Film Club's The Lost Weekend
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Sarasota Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination