Movies directed by William Friedkin

  • Bug

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    An unhinged war veteran holes up with a lonely woman in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. The line between reality and delusion is blurred as they discover a bug infestation.

  • Killer Joe

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    When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance.

  • Rules of Engagement

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    An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.

  • The French Connection

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    William Friedkin's gritty police drama portrays two tough New York City cops trying to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming from France. An interesting contrast is established between 'Popeye' Doyle, a short-tempered alcoholic bigot who is nevertheless a hard-working and dedicated police officer, and his nemesis Alain Charnier, a suave and urbane gentleman who is nevertheless a criminal and one of the largest drug suppliers of pure heroin to North America. During the surveillance and eventual bust, Friedkin provides one of the most gripping and memorable car chase sequences ever filmed.

  • The Hunted

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    An FBI deep-woods tracker attempts to capture a trained assassin who has made a sport of hunting humans.