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The Day of the Jackal (1973)

PG 1973-05-16 (US) ActionThriller 2h 23m
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Nameless, faceless... relentlessly moving towards the date with death that would rock the world.


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. Fred Zinnemann


  2. Frederick Forsyth


  3. Kenneth Ross


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  1. Edward Fox

    Edward Fox

    The Jackal

  2. Terence Alexander

    Terence Alexander


  3. Michel Auclair

    Michel Auclair

    Colonel Rolland

  4. Alan Badel

    Alan Badel

    the Minister

  5. Tony Britton

    Tony Britton

    Inspector Thomas

  6. Denis Carey


  7. Cyril Cusack

    Cyril Cusack


  8. Maurice Denham

    Maurice Denham

    General Colbert

  9. Michael Lonsdale

    Michael Lonsdale

    Deputy Commissioner Claude Lebel

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The Day of the Jackal
The Day of the Jackal

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $16,056,255.00


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