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Jack Shaw (Donald Sutherland) has experienced terror first-hand. He's a top CIA agent who's tracked international killer-for-hire Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez for over twenty years and barely survived Carlos' devastating bombing of a Parisian cafe. Now, he… View More
Genres Action, Suspense
Director Christian Duguay
Starring Aidan Quinn, Donald Sutherland, Ben Kingsley, Claudia Ferri View More
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Movie Summary

Jack Shaw (Donald Sutherland) has experienced terror first-hand. He's a top CIA agent who's tracked international killer-for-hire Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez for over twenty years and barely survived Carlos' devastating bombing of a Parisian cafe. Now, he finally gets a break when he discovers Carlos' dead ringer: American naval officer and dedicated family man Annibal Ramirez (Aidan Quinn). With the aid of his Israeli Intelligence counterpart Amos (Ben Kingsley), Jack trains Annibal to impersonate Carlos through a series of harrowing physical and psychological exercises to draw the real killer out of hiding and into an elaborate trap.
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Movie Details

Genres Action, Suspense
Director Christian Duguay
Starring Aidan Quinn, Donald Sutherland, Ben Kingsley, Claudia Ferri, Celine Bonnier, Vlasta Vrana, Liliana Komorowska, Von Flores, Al Waxman
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 1997
VUDU Release Date 07/24/2009
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 118 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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