Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Starring Bruce Willis, Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier
In this remake of the 1973 movie, The Day of the Jackal, a professional assassin, the Jackal, is hired to kill an American political figure in retaliation to the FBI after they bring down a key figure in the Russian mafia. The plot twists and thickens as the FBI brings in a former terrorist and an IRA operative. In the meantime, the Jackal is preparing his trip to Washington, D.C., to finish what he was hired to do.
Notable Filming Locations in and Around Richmond
Fourth and Cary streets – New Hope Children’s Hospital
Henrico County Landfill – Graveyard scene
Monroe Park, Landmark Theater, Great Shiplock Park – Largely unrecognizable in sundry scenes