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Bruce Willis, Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier star in this international suspense thriller directed by Michael Caton-Jones. A ruthless assassin (Willis) has been hired to eliminate someone at the very top of the U.S. government. Constantly changing his id… View More
Genres Action, Suspense
Director Michael Caton-Jones
Starring Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora View More
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Movie Summary

Bruce Willis, Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier star in this international suspense thriller directed by Michael Caton-Jones. A ruthless assassin (Willis) has been hired to eliminate someone at the very top of the U.S. government. Constantly changing his identity and location, he is known only as the Jackal. Everything about this hit man, including his sinister timetable, is a secret. Aware of the Jackal's presence but uncertain of his purpose, the FBI's Deputy Director (Poitier) faces the biggest challenge of his career. In order to track down this coldblooded killer, he and a by-the-book Russian intelligence officer (Diane Venora) enlist the aid of an imprisoned Irish terrorist (Gere). These unlikely allies enter a global race against the clock to stop the mysterious mercenary before he can complete his deadly assignment.
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Movie Details

Genres Action, Suspense
Director Michael Caton-Jones
Starring Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora, Tess Harper, J.K. Simmons, Mathilda May, Stephen Spinella, Richard Lineback
Studio Name Universal Studios
Release Date 1997
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 124 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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