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3.8
552 Ratings

The Day of the Jackal

Directed by Fred Zinnemann
France, 1973
Thriller, Drama

Synopsis

The remaining survivors of the aborted French Foreign Legion have made repeated attempts to kill De Gaulle. As a desperate act, they hire The Jackal, the code name for a hired killer who agrees to kill French President De Gaulle for half a million dollars.

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The Day of the Jackal Directed by Fred Zinnemann

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1974 | Nominee: Best Film Editing

BAFTA Awards

1974 | Winner: Best Film Editing

1974 | 6 nominations including: Best Direction

Golden Globes (USA)

1974 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

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