• The Day of the Jackal (1973)

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Release Date: May 16th, 1973

DVD Release Date: April 29th, 1998

PG|2 hr 21 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Edward Fox, Michaël Lonsdale, Tony Britton, Terence Alexander, Cyril Cusack, Alan Badel, Michel Auclair, Denis Carey

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int

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