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The Jackal (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $54,956,941Details
International Box Office $104,400,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $159,356,941
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Synopsis

After a Russian mobster hires professional assassin The Jackal for a retaliation kill on US soil FBI deputy director Preston enlists the help of former IRA operative Mulqueen to catch The Jackal before he can finish his assignment.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 14th, 1997 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: November 10th, 1998 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and language
Running Time: 124 minutes
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Keywords: Hitmen, Mafia
Source:Remake
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Alphaville
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,261 $50,071,485 Dec 12, 1997 32
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 175 $7,565,475 Nov 28, 1997 17
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 144 $14,784,817 Nov 28, 1997 17
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 156 $10,621,075 Nov 28, 1997 17
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 154 $20,756,218 Nov 28, 1997 17
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 52 $15,164,595 Nov 14, 1997 3
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 38 $29,635,385 Nov 14, 1997 3
Veterans Day (Opening, 3-Day) 25 $15,164,595 Nov 14, 1997 3
Veterans Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 19 $29,635,385 Nov 14, 1997 3

Leading Cast

   The Jackal
   Declan Mulqueen

Supporting Cast

Sidney Poitier    Preston
Diane Venora    Valentina Koslova
Tess Harper    First Lady
J.K. Simmons    Witherspoon
Mathilda May    Isabella
Stephen Spinella    Douglas
Richard Lineback    McMurphy
Jack Black    Lamont
John Cunningham    Donald Brown
David Hayman    Terek Murad
Serge Houde    Beaufres
Leslie Phillips    Woolburton
Sophie Okonedo    Jamaican Girl
Steve Bassett    George Decker
Yuri Stepanov    Politovsky
Walt MacPherson    Dennehey
Ravil Isyanov    Ghazzi Murad
Maggie Castle    13-Year-Old Girl
Karen Kirschenbauer    Speaker
Terrence Currier    Surgeon General
Daniel Dae Kim    Akashi
Michael Caton-Jones    Man in Video
Laura Viederman    Woman in Video
Peter Sullivan    Vasilov
Richard Cubison    General Belinko
Jim Grimshaw    Green Beret Colonel
Greg Miller    Paramedic
Bob Kingdom    Ambassador Koldin
Murphy Guyer    NSC Rep.
Philip Le Maistre    Bored Teenage Clerk
James McCauley    CIA Rep. #1
Terry Loughlin    Davis
Victor Sobchak    Doctor
Serge Christiaenssens    Immigration Officer
Boris Boscovic    Interrogator
Ewan Bailey    Prison Guard
Danette Alberico    Woman with Champagne
Debra Gano    Woman with Champagne
John Bland    Dave
Pamela Poitier    Law Clerk
Jonathan Aris    Alexander Radzinski
Eddie Bo Smith, Jr.    Washington Cop
Daniel Ziskie    CIA Rep. #2
Gayle Jessup    Reporter
Bill Collins    Medic
David Gene Gibbs    Pilot
James M. Helkey    Co-Pilot

Cameos

Larry King    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director
James Jacks    Producer
Sean Daniel    Producer
Kevin Jarre    Producer
Chuck Pfarrer    Story Creator
Terence Clegg    Executive Producer
Hal Lieberman    Executive Producer
Gary Levinsohn    Executive Producer
Mark Gordon    Executive Producer
Karl Walter Lindenlaub    Director of Photography
Michael White    Production Designer
Jim Clark    Editor
Albert Wolsky    Costume Designer
Carter Burwell    Composer
Michael Caton-Jones    Producer
Sean Stratton    Associate Producer
Bill Westley    Assistant Director
Stuart Neumann    Production Manager
Leila Kirkpatrick    Production Manager
Ricky Eyres    Art Director
John Fenner    Art Director
Kate Sullivan    Set Decorator
Syd Dutton    Visual Effects Designer
Bill Taylor    Visual Effects Designer
Yves Debono    Special Effects Supervisor
Bill Campbell    Costume Supervisor
David John    Production Sound Mixer
Chris Jenkins    Re-recording Mixer
Ron Bartlett    Re-recording Mixer
Mark Smith    Re-recording Mixer
Richard King    Supervising Sound Editor
Noah Blough    Sound Effects Editor
Simon Coke    Sound Effects Editor
Martin Maryska    Sound Effects Editor
Angie Rubin    Music Editor
Todd Kasow    Music Editor
Peter Robb-King    Key Supervisor Makeup
Kathe Swanson    Key Hairstylist
Kenneth Ross    Based on the movie "The Day of the Jackal"
Ellen Chenoweth    Casting Director
Goldie    Song "Jackalmouse" words and music
R. Playford    Song "Jackalmouse" words and music
S. O'Keefe    Song "Jackalmouse" words and music
S. Colbrook    Song "Jackalmouse" words and music
Carter Burwell    Song "Jackalmouse" music
James Lascelles    Song "Wild Jackal" words and music
Nicolas Atkin    Song "Wild Jackal" words and music
Danny Stiles    Song "Wild Jackal" words and music
Nick Lloyd    Song "Wild Jackal" words and music
Marshall*    Song "Endtrack" words and music
Del Naja*    Song "Endtrack" words and music
Vowles*    Song "Endtrack" words and music
Sarah Jay    Song "Endtrack" words and music

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/11/14 1 $15,164,595   2,193 $6,915   $15,164,595 1
1997/11/21 4 $9,024,095 -40% 2,201 $4,100   $28,563,725 2
1997/11/28 5 $7,565,475 -16% 2,235 $3,385   $40,585,655 3
1997/12/05 5 $4,006,115 -47% 2,309 $1,735   $46,221,860 4
1997/12/12 9 $2,443,465 -39% 2,062 $1,185   $49,886,715 5
1997/12/19 12 $834,925 -66% 1,176 $710   $51,611,540 6
1997/12/26 24 $352,245 -58% 398 $885   $52,425,855 7
1998/01/02 24 $392,850 +12% 485 $810   $53,107,285 8
1998/01/09 22 $358,825 -9% 520 $690   $53,609,045 9
1998/01/16 28 $330,615 -8% 456 $725   $54,081,165 10
1998/01/23 29 $235,010 -29% 376 $625   $54,399,925 11
1998/01/30 37 $150,995 -36% 222 $680   $54,639,685 12
1998/02/06 46 $96,750 -36% 150 $645   $54,794,755 13
1998/02/13 51 $75,330 -22% 81 $930   $54,910,560 14

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/14 1 $5,080,000   2,192 $2,318   $5,080,000 1
1997/11/15 1 $6,690,000 +32% 2,192 $3,052   $11,770,000 2
1997/11/16 1 $3,805,000 -43% 2,192 $1,736   $15,164,595 3
1997/11/17 1 $1,107,465 -71% 2,193 $505   $16,272,060 4
1997/11/18 1 $1,260,975 +14% 2,193 $575   $17,533,035 5
1997/11/19 1 $1,063,605 -16% 2,193 $485   $18,596,640 6
1997/11/20 1 $942,990 -11% 2,193 $430   $19,539,630 7
1997/11/21 4 $2,705,000 +187% 2,200 $1,230   $22,245,000 8
1997/11/22 4 $4,075,000 +51% 2,200 $1,852   $26,320,000 9
1997/11/23 4 $2,234,000 -45% 2,201 $1,015   $28,564,000 10
1997/11/24 4 $627,285 -72% 2,201 $285   $29,191,010 11
1997/11/25 4 $858,390 +37% 2,201 $390   $30,049,400 12
1997/11/26 5 $1,215,600 +42% 2,220 $548   $31,265,000 13
1997/11/27 4 $1,840,000 +51% 2,220 $829   $33,105,000 14
1997/11/28 5 $2,865,000 +56% 2,235 $1,282   $35,970,000 15
1997/11/29 5 $3,185,000 +11% 2,235 $1,425   $39,155,000 16
1997/11/30 5 $1,520,000 -52% 2,235 $680   $40,585,655 17
1997/12/01 5 $368,445 -76% 2,235 $165   $40,954,100 18
1997/12/02 4 $480,095 +30% 2,235 $215   $41,434,195 19
1997/12/03 4 $401,940 -16% 2,235 $180   $41,836,135 20
1997/12/04 4 $379,610 -6% 2,235 $170   $42,215,745 21
1997/12/05 4 $1,180,000 +211% 2,305 $512   $43,396,000 22
1997/12/06 5 $1,822,000 +54% 2,309 $789   $45,218,000 23
1997/12/07 5 $1,004,000 -45% 2,309 $435   $46,221,860 24
1997/12/08 4 $265,075 -74% 2,309 $115   $46,486,935 25
1997/12/09 4 $357,430 +35% 2,309 $155   $46,844,365 26
1997/12/10 4 $300,015 -16% 2,309 $130   $47,144,380 27
1997/12/11 4 $298,870 n/c 2,309 $129   $47,443,250 28
1997/12/12 8 $725,000 +143% 2,060 $352   $48,168,000 29
1997/12/13 9 $1,025,000 +41% 2,060 $498   $49,193,000 30
1997/12/14 9 $598,000 -42% 2,062 $290   $49,887,000 31
1997/12/15 8 $184,770 -69% 2,062 $90   $50,071,485 32
1997/12/17 7 $225,390   2,062 $109   $50,563,360 34

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/11/14 1 $19,539,630   2,193 $8,910   $19,539,630 1
1997/11/21 4 $13,480,550 -31% 2,201 $6,125   $33,020,180 2
1997/11/28 5 $9,195,565 -32% 2,235 $4,114   $42,215,745 3
1997/12/05 6 $5,227,505 -43% 2,309 $2,264   $47,443,250 4
1997/12/12 9 $3,333,365 -36% 2,062 $1,617   $50,776,615 5
1997/12/19 13 $1,296,995 -61% 1,176 $1,103   $52,073,610 6
1997/12/26 23 $640,825 -51% 398 $1,610   $52,714,435 7
1998/01/02 28 $535,785 -16% 485 $1,105   $53,250,220 8
1998/01/09 21 $500,330 -7% 520 $962   $53,750,550 9
1998/01/16 29 $414,365 -17% 456 $909   $54,164,915 10
1998/01/23 29 $323,775 -22% 376 $861   $54,488,690 11
1998/01/30 38 $209,315 -35% 222 $943   $54,698,005 12
1998/02/06 46 $137,225 -34% 150 $915   $54,835,230 13

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