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THE DAY OF THE JACKAL (1973)

THE DAY OF THE JACKAL <span>(1973)</span> artwork

THE DAY OF THE JACKAL (1973)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 138

Release dates 02/11/2017

BBFCInsight strong violence, injury detail

Genre(s) Thriller, Drama

Director(s) Fred Zinnemann

Cast includes Edward Fox, Michel Lonsdale, Alan Badel, Eric Porter, Cyril Cusack, Delphine Seyrig, Donald Sinden, Tony Britton, Timothy West, Olga Georges-Picot, Barrie Ingham, Maurice Denham, Anton Rodgers, Terence Alexander, Adrien Cayla-Legrand, Vernon Dobtcheff, Derek Jacobi, Ronald Pickup, Jean Sorel, Edward Hardwicke

Summary THE DAY OF THE JACKAL is a thriller, from 1973, in which a professional hitman is engaged to assassinate the French President.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 23/10/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DAY OF THE JACKAL is a thriller, from 1973, in which a professional hitman is engaged to assassinate the French President.

Violence

A man is tortured under interrogation with electrical shocks; his screams of pain are heard in the room and, subsequently, on tape recordings. A woman is strangled in her bed and a man is executed by firing squad.

Injury detail

A suspect under interrogation has bloody abrasions about his face from a beating, with one eye swollen shut.

Details

Title
THE DAY OF THE JACKAL
Also known as
DAY OF THE JACKAL,FRED ZINNEMANN'S FILM OF THE DAY OF THE JACKAL
Year
1973
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK),Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video,CIC Video,Cinema International Corp. UK
Classified date(s)
26/09/2017
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF023824

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