Release Date: May 16th, 1973
DVD Release Date: April 29th, 1998
PG|2 hr 21 min
An underground French paramilitary group is intent on eliminating President Charles de Gaulle (Adrien Cayla-Legrand), but when numerous attempts on his life fail, they resort to hiring the infamous hit man known as "The Jackal" (Edward Fox). As the enigmatic assassin prepares to shoot de Gaulle, he takes out any problematic people along the way. Meanwhile, Lebel (Michel Lonsdale), a savvy Parisian police detective, begins to solve the mystery of the killer's identity.
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Genres: Thriller, Crime drama
Production Co: Universal/Universal Int