The Jackal

October 25th, 2017


The Jackal Film RichmondThe Jackal

1997

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

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