18 certificateThe Jackal is a Film programme that first aired in 1997 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

The Jackal is a 3 star programme

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The Jackal (1997)

Directed by
Michael Caton-Jones

Violent action thriller about the FBI's attempts to catch a deadly master of disguise who a Russian mafia boss has hired to kill a top figure in the US government. When conventional methods fail, the FBI enlists the help of a convicted IRA terrorist, who has his own reasons for wanting to hunt down the assassin. Based on the novel by Frederick Forsyth and starring Bruce Willis, Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier.

Written by ,

Also known as "El Chacal", "Le Chacal"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1997

3/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: USA/UK/France/Germany/Japan

Filmed in Colour


Image for Bruce WillisBruce Willis...The Jackal
Image for Richard GereRichard Gere...Declan Joseph Mulqueen
Image for Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier...FBI Deputy Director Carter Preston
Image for Diane VenoraDiane Venora...Major Valentina Koslova
Mathilda May...Isabella
Image for J.K. SimmonsJ.K. Simmons...Witherspoon
Richard Lineback...McMurphy
John Cunningham...FBI Director Donald Brown
Image for Jack BlackJack Black...Ian Lamont
Tess Harper...The First Lady
Leslie Phillips...Woolburton
Stephen Spinella...Douglas
Image for Sophie OkonedoSophie Okonedo...Jamaican Girl
Image for David HaymanDavid Hayman...Terek Murad
Steve Bassett...George Decker