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themightymac
09 Jan 19 22:01
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It`s all about opinion but sometimes the sequel is better than the original.

I liked French Connection II a lot better than the original. Gene Hackman one of the best actors of modern times.
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Agree with the OP on The French Connection II. Both 'Connections' were v.good films, but having re-watched 'Connection II' several more times than the first, I guess I prefer II!  And agree that Hackman was superb in that film, as he was all through the 70's.
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True Hfink. Hackman one of the greatest actors of the 20th Century. He was absolutely fantastic in Mississippi Burning and Unforgiven.
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Hackman was a TV actor who (surprisingly) got the part of Norman in "Lilith" alongside Warren Beatty. Who later cast him as his brother 'Buck' in Bonnie & Clyde. His career still didn't take off so back to TV he went. French Connection & Prime Cut kick-started the movie career but; i still don't think he achieved what he could have. And tbh; i don't think he gives a crap. A very inward actor was Mr Hackamn
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