R | | Action, Crime, Drama
An imprisoned I.R.A. fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.
In an early scene involving Richard Gere, an episode of Kojak: Birthday Party (1976), is showing in the background. Gere was in this episode.
I'm sorry, Mr. Brown, but this man is no clown. He knows all your moves, back to front. Right now, you've got a name; that's all you've got. So, the Jackal's got a target, you. He's got a timetable. And as to making mistakes, he's spent twenty years...
(at around 17 mins) When ordering the weapon from the speaking computer, the Jackal claims he would prefer non-American equipment; however, later on in the movie (at around 55 mins) he tells Jack Black's character that the ammunition is depleted uranium, which is only used by US forces.
DVD special edition features additional scenes deleted from the theatrical release and an alternative ending, where the Jackal is killed by Isabella.
$15,164,595 (USA) (16 November 1997)
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