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 his first scenes, Richard Gere has a mustache and goatee, as he wanted to have a different look from his popular image. The studio, however, was unhappy, and so Gere and the director were forced to shoot an extra scene where Gere asks for a razor after ... ...
FBI Agent T. I. Witherspoon:
Look, we know that certain gang elements in this prison want you dead.
Declan Mulqueen: An entire government wants me dead, mister, yet here I am.
(at around 18 mins) Canadian Postal Code for The Jackal's Montreal delivery address is in an incorrect format. The correct format is letter-number-letter number-letter-number (e.g., A1B 2C3). The postal code in the movie was letter-letter-letter number-number-number (e.g., ABC 123).
$15,164,595 (USA) (16 November 1997)