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The Day of the Jackal

15th May 1973
2h 23m
Fred Zinnemann

The Day of the Jackal is a 1973 Action Thriller film released on 15th May; Fred Zinnemann directed the film which stars Vernon Dobtcheff, Derek Jacobi, and Ronald Pickup. It was later remade/rebooted as The Jackal in 1997.

Plot

An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

Cast (65)

Vernon Dobtcheff's profile Vernon Dobtcheff
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Derek Jacobi's profile Derek Jacobi
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Ronald Pickup's profile Ronald Pickup
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Edward Fox's profile Edward Fox
Age at Filming ≈ 35
Michael Lonsdale's profile Michael Lonsdale
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Féodor Atkine's profile Féodor Atkine
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Guy Standeven's profile Guy Standeven
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Cyril Cusack's profile Cyril Cusack
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Maurice Denham's profile Maurice Denham
Age at Filming ≈ 63
Edward Hardwicke's profile Edward Hardwicke
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Timothy West's profile Timothy West
Age at Filming ≈ 38
André Penvern's profile André Penvern
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Howard Vernon
Age at Filming ≈ 58
Bernard Archard's profile Bernard Archard
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Robert le Béal's profile Robert le Béal
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Barrie Ingham
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Anton Rodgers's profile Anton Rodgers
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Delphine Seyrig
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Gérard Buhr's profile Gérard Buhr
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Bernard Musson's profile Bernard Musson
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Donald Sinden's profile Donald Sinden
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Michel Subor's profile Michel Subor
Age at Filming ≈ 37
Max Faulkner's profile Max Faulkner
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Mike Marshall's profile Mike Marshall
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Alan Badel
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Philippe Léotard
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Andréa Ferréol
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Roger Lumont's profile Roger Lumont
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Terence Alexander
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Jacques François's profile Jacques François
Age at Filming ≈ 52
David Swift's profile David Swift
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Jacques Hilling
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Robert Favart
Age at Filming ≈ 61
Albert Augier
Age at Filming ≈ 48
François Valorbe
Age at Filming ≈ 58
Michel Auclair
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Raymond Gérôme
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Madeleine Barbulée
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Van Doude's profile Van Doude
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Liliane Rovère
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Nicholas Young
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Eric Porter's profile Eric Porter
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Jean Sorel
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Raoul Curet
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Jean Martin
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Tony Britton's profile Tony Britton
Age at Filming ≈ 48
Denis Carey
Age at Filming ≈ 63
Olga Georges-Picot's profile Olga Georges-Picot
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Maurice Teynac
Age at Filming ≈ 57
David Kernan
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Gilberte Géniat
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Nicole Desailly
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Nicolas Vogel
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Adrien Cayla-Legrand
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Madeleine Damien
Age at Filming ≈ 71

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Updated: 30th Jan 2024, 10:29am. Data from JustWatch.

Remakes/Reboots

Production Companies

Universal Productions France S.A. Warwick Productions Warwick Film Productions

The Day of the Jackal Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

8% 20-29
22% 30-39
25% 40-49
22% 50-59
8% 60-69
2% 70-79
15% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

17% Female
83% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Neutral/Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

The Day of the Jackal FAQ

When was The Day of the Jackal released?

The Day of the Jackal was released 51 years ago, on Tuesday May 15th, 1973.

How much money did The Day of the Jackal make?

The worldwide revenue was $16,056,255.

Is The Day of the Jackal on Netflix?

No, The Day of the Jackal is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Day of the Jackal on Amazon Prime?

No, The Day of the Jackal is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Day of the Jackal on Disney Plus?

No, The Day of the Jackal is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States