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The Jackal

14th November 1997
2h 4m
Michael Caton-Jones
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The Jackal is a 1997 Crime Action film released on 14th November; Michael Caton-Jones directed the film which stars Richard Gere, Bruce Willis, and Sidney Poitier. It is a remake/reboot of the 1973 film The Day of the Jackal. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $99,330,280 on its budget.


An imprisoned I.R.A. fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.

Cast (51)

Richard Gere's profile Richard Gere
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Bruce Willis's profile Bruce Willis
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Sidney Poitier's profile Sidney Poitier
Age at Filming ≈ 69
J.K. Simmons's profile J.K. Simmons FBI Agent T. I. Witherspoon
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Jack Black's profile Jack Black Lamont
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Leslie Phillips's profile Leslie Phillips
Age at Filming ≈ 72
Serge Houde's profile Serge Houde
Age at Filming ≈ 43
David Hayman's profile David Hayman
Age at Filming ≈ 48
Tess Harper's profile Tess Harper
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Larry King's profile Larry King
Age at Filming ≈ 63
Jonathan Aris's profile Jonathan Aris
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Sophie Okonedo's profile Sophie Okonedo
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Diane Venora's profile Diane Venora
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Ravil Isyanov's profile Ravil Isyanov
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Stephen Spinella's profile Stephen Spinella
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Daniel Dae Kim's profile Daniel Dae Kim
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Maggie Castle's profile Maggie Castle
Age at Filming ≈ 13
Terry Loughlin's profile Terry Loughlin
Age at Filming ≈ 52
John Harrington Bland
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Richard Lineback's profile Richard Lineback
Age at Filming ≈ 44
James McCauley's profile James McCauley
Age at Filming ≈ 30
John Cunningham's profile John Cunningham
Age at Filming ≈ 64
Peter Sullivan's profile Peter Sullivan
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Murphy Guyer's profile Murphy Guyer
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Terrence Currier
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Mathilda May's profile Mathilda May
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Yuri Stepanov's profile Yuri Stepanov
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Michael Caton-Jones
Age at Filming ≈ 39


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Remake of

This is a remake of The Day of the Jackal, which was released in 1973.

The Day of the Jackal poster

Production Companies

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The Jackal FAQ

When was The Jackal released?

The Jackal was released 26 years ago, on Friday November 14th, 1997.

Who plays the lead role(s) in The Jackal?

The lead role is played by Bruce Willis.

How much did The Jackal cost to make?

The budget was $60,000,000.

How much money did The Jackal make?

The worldwide revenue was $159,330,280.

Is The Jackal on Netflix?

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

Is The Jackal on Amazon Prime?

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

Is The Jackal on Disney Plus?

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