The Day of the Jackal

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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.

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Rated: PG
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Fred Zinnemann
Screenwriter: Kenneth Ross
Cast: Edward Fox
Michel Lonsdale
Alan Badel
Eric Porter
Jean Martin
Cyril Cusack
Delphine Seyrig
Donald Sinden
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