Overview

An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.

  1. Frederick Forsyth

    Novel

  2. Kenneth Ross

    Screenplay

  3. Fred Zinnemann

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Edward Fox

    Edward Fox

    the Jackal

  2. Michael Lonsdale

    Michael Lonsdale

    Lebel

  3. Olga Georges-Picot

    Olga Georges-Picot

    Denise

  4. Delphine Seyrig

    Delphine Seyrig

    Colette

  5. Eric Porter

    Eric Porter

    Colonel Rodin

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The Day of the Jackal
The Day of the Jackal

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Status Released

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  • May 15, 1973
    PG, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 23m

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100

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