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RomanceDrama19611h 50m
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#109512 Ranked Movie
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The Connection (1961)

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Romance Drama 19611h 50m

A title card announces that the film is a result of found footage assembled by cameraman J.J. Burden working for the acclaimed documentary filmmaker Jim Dunn, who has disappeared. Leach, a heroin addict, introduces the audience to his apartment where other heroin addicts, a mix of current and former jazz musicians, are waiting for Cowboy, their drug connection, to appear. Things go out of control as the men grow increasingly nervous and the cameraman keeps recording.The Connection featuring Warren Finnerty and Jerome Raphael is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and available for rent or purchase on iTunes. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (873 votes).

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#109,512 Ranked Movie

#988 Ranked in New York Movies

#1470 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#10790 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Connection has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (873 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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A title card announces that the film is a result of found footage assembled by cameraman J.J. Burden working for the acclaimed documentary filmmaker Jim Dunn, who has disappeared. Leach, a heroin addict, introduces the audience to his apartment where other heroin addicts, a mix of current and former jazz musicians, are waiting for Cowboy, their drug connection, to appear. Things go out of control as the men grow increasingly nervous and the cameraman keeps recording.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 50m

Extra Information

Related Genres: RomanceDrama
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: The Criterion ChannelKanopy
Original Release Date: May 3, 1961