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The Day of the Jackal

The Day of the Jackal
The Day of the Jackal
The Day of the Jackal
  • PG
  • 2h 22m
  • 1973
Fresh89%
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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.
© 1973 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Fresh89%
Critics Consensus: The Day of the Jackal is a meticulously constructed thriller with surprising irreverence and taut direction.
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Thriller, Action
  • Release Date:April 14, 1973
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
  • Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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