The Jackal
The Jackal (1997)

In Moscow, after FBI deputy director Carter Preston (Sidney Poitier) and scarred Russian intelligence officer Valentina Koslova (Diane Venora) bring down a key figure in the Russian Mafia, they are threatened by the criminal's powerful… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 14, 1997
DVD Release Date: January 2, 2002
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Critic Score: 15% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

It delivers in the shoot-'em-up mentality, not to be taken seriously but a fun thing to watch on a Saturday afternoon.

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Clint Morris

Big Stars don't always make for Big Time Fun

Michael Dequina

The simple chase set-up is promising, but the follow-through is curiously lethargic and suspenseless.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Whether you like original action movies, or female empowerment, either way you will be disappointed.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A fast-paced, underrated reworking of the often-sluggish Day of the Jackal. Willis is good as the villainous title character. More enjoyable than anyone wanted to admit.

Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

There's a certain novelty factor at work here that may appeal to die-hard Willis fans... As to everyone else, it's hard to imagine why they'd want to bother.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Bad movie, bad review. Rotten.
Dean King
Finally got round to seeing this, been meaning to for years! This is a very enjoyable action/thriller centered around a hunt for an elusive hitman. The emphasis… More
xGary Xx
A cold blooded professional assassin is hired by the Russian mob and a joint FBI-Russian secret service task force race against time to prevent him from… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Thomas Bowler
Great thriller with a great performance by Bruce Willis and Richard Gere. Full review later.
Cassandra Maples
I thought that this was an intelligent thriller that lived up to the original. I thought that willis portrayed the perfect cold-blooded assassin. Richard Gere… More