Popeye Doyle (film)
|Written by||Richard Di Lello|
|Directed by||Peter Levin|
|Theme music composer||Brad Fiedel|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Cinematography||Reginald H. Morris|
|Original release||September 7, 1986|
It was based on the character actor Gene Hackman won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in film The French Connection. The character is based on a real-life New York City police detective, Eddie Egan, who also appeared in The French Connection as Walt Simonson, Popeye's supervisor.
New York police Detective Popeye Doyle investigates case of a murdered model, which leads him on the trail of a gang of terrorists and a drug cartel of international smugglers.