The Day of the Jackal

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The Day of the Jackal

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The Day of the Jackal

Release Date: May 15, 1973

Year    :   1973
Slogan    :   «Nameless, faceless... relentlessly moving towards the date with death that would rock the world.»
Genres    :   Action, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Universal Productions France S.A., Warwick Productions, Warwick Film Productions, Universal Pictures
Director    :   Fred Zinnemann
Producers    :   John Woolf, Margot Capelier, John Palmer, David Deutsch, Jenia Reissar, Paul Tivers, Julien Derode, Henri Jaquillard, Simone Escoffier, Van Jones
Writers    :   John Rosenberg, Kenneth Ross, Frederick Forsyth
RunTime    :   143 mins.
Revenue    :   16056255

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.

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