Information for Parents The French Connection Parents Need To Know Read Less Message Though it's certainly a classic film, there really are no positive messages to take away from it. Violence A man is shot in the face at close range. Dead bodies covered in blood are inside a car in the aftermath of an accident. Gunfights. Knife fights. A police officer is killed in a subway. Sex A police detective finds his partner in his apartment handcuffed to his bed after sex. A woman's naked buttocks are shown. Language Frequent profanity. A police detective tells his partner, "Never trust a ["N" word]." Variations of "f--k." "S--t." Consumerism Not applicable Drinking, Drugs & Smoking Characters drink and smoke cigarettes. A bag of heroin is given a "heroin-purity test."