The French Connection

Other mistake: The French hitman hijacks the subway train and orders the motorman not to stop at any station. But why? He has no idea that Popeye Doyle is doing something as quixotic as chasing the train by car.

Factual error: The "B" train which he is chasing normally runs on the right most track (there are 3 tracks on this particular line). The middle one is never used except for out of service trains. Most of the train stations on that line service the right or left track, not the middle one.

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Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle: If that's not a drop I'll open up a charge for you at Bloomingdale's.
Buddy "Cloudy" Russo: Make it Alexander's Toy Department.

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Trivia: Eddie Egan, the real police detective who inspired the character Popeye Doyle, plays Doyle's superior in the movie.

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Chosen answer: It's a 'pork pie' style hat.

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