'The French Connection (Remastered)' Blu-ray Best Buy Exclusive

Posted Thu Mar 8, 2012 at 12:40 PM PST by

William Friedkin's 1971 crime drama apparently has been re-released with a new transfer as a retailer exclusive.

According to Internet buzz, 20th Century Fox has released 'The French Connection (Remastered)' on March 6 exclusively at Best Buy.

You can read all about the controversial pastel transfer of the previous release here.

The Blu-ray features 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Audio commentaries with William Friedkin and Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider, Isolated Score Track, Trivia Track, Deleted Scenes with optional Friedkin commentary, Anatomy of a Chase, Hackman on Doyle, Friedkin and Grosse Remember the Real French Connection, Scene of the Crime, Cop Jazz, Rogue Cop, and Making the Connection: The Untold Stories.

Suggested list price is $24.99, but the disc is currently only $14.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The French Connection (Remastered)' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 6.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The French Connection (Remastered): Filmmaker Signature Series (Blu-ray)
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