Academy Award® winner Fred Zinnemann directs this gripping political thriller based on Frederick Forsyth’s bestselling novel. An underground organization wants French President General Charles de Gaulle dead, and they turn to a ruthless assassin known only as “The Jackal” to pull the trigger. The tension mounts as the would-be killer’s methodical preparations are paralleled by the efforts of French and British police to prevent an event that would stun the world. Get ready for international intrigue and non-stop suspense in The Day of the Jackal.

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4.4 out of 5
47 Ratings
47 Ratings

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  • Average 7.7/10
  • Fresh 19
  • Rotten 2

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Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Thriller
Released
Copyright
© 1973 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (United Kingdom) (Stereo)
Additional
English

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