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The Day of the Jackal
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3.5 Stars
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Rating: PG Year: 1973 Category: Thriller
Director: Fred Zinnerman Time: 142:00:00 min. Writer: Fredrick Forsyth & Kenneth Ross

Reviews
Mine: Very well told tale. Edward Fox is chilling as the cold and calculating killer. This has a real international feel and appeal.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Exciting adaptation of Frederick Forsyth's best-seller about plot to assassinate De Gaulle and the painstaking preparations of the assassin. Beautifully filmed throughout Europe with a first-rate cast. Reworked in 1997 as THE JACKAL.
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Cast
Edward Fox Edward Fox as:
The Jackal
Terence Alexander as:
Lloyd
Michel Auclair as:
Col. Rolland
Alan Badel as:
The Minister
Tony Britton as:
Inspector Thomas
Denis carey as:
Casson
Cyril Cusack as:
The Gunsmith
Vernon Dobtcheff as:
The Interrogator