The Day Of The Jackal

A secret French military organization plans to assassinate President de Gaulle (played by Adrien Cayla-Legrand, an uncanny look-alike), by hiring one of the world's most fearsome professional killers, a man known only as "The Jackal" (Edward Fox). Top French police investigator Lebel (Michel Lonsdale) learns the name "Jackal" from an informer in the plotter's...read more

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(Movie Clip) Do Not Fail
French police deputy commissioner Lebel (Michel Lonsdale) gets word that he's being called back into duty to catch an assassin hunting president de Ga (more…)
The Day Of The Jackal trailer
British and French agents join forces to save President De Gaulle from a deadly assassin in The Day Of The Jackal (1973).
(Movie Clip) Over What Range?
Edward Fox (title character) in Genoa, Italy, visits a reclusive English gunsmith (Cyril Cusack), seeking the weapon for his attempt to kill French Pr (more…)
(Movie Clip) No French Soldier
Following credits and the modest two-Citroen motorcade of President de Gaulle, assassins led by Bastien-Thiry (Jean Sorel) make their attempt, an hist (more…)
(Movie Clip) One Englishman
Rodin (Eric Porter), leader of the secret OAS conspiracy, introduces colleagues (Dennis Carey, Jean Martin), to his chosen English assassin (Edward Fo (more…)
(Movie Clip) Quanto Costa?
Doing business at a Genoa street market, Edward Fox (title character) in a famous scene testing the rifle made for his attempt to kill the French pres (more…)
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02:07 — It is the early 60s in France. The remaining survivors of the aborted French Foreign Legion have made repeated attempts to kill DeGaulle. The result i (more…)
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