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The Jackal

The movie The Jackal was based on the book The Day of the Jackal.

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Movie details for The Jackal

The movie was released in 1997. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

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Book details for The Day of the Jackal

The Day of the Jackal was written by Frederick Forsyth. The book was published in 1971 by Bantam. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

Frederick Forsyth also wrote The Dogs of War (1974) and The Fourth Protocol (1984).

 

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The Jackal. A tall, blond Englishman with  opaque, gray eyes. A killer at the top of his  profession. A man unknown to any secret service in the  world. An assassin with a contract to kill the  world's most heavily guarded man.One  man with a rifle who ca... Read More
The Jackal. A tall, blond Englishman with  opaque, gray eyes. A killer at the top of his  profession. A man unknown to any secret service in the  world. An assassin with a contract to kill the  world's most heavily guarded man.

One  man with a rifle who can change the course of  history. One man whose mission is so secretive not  even his employers know his name. And as the  minutes count down to the final act of execution, it  seems that there is no power on earth that can stop  the Jackal.