The Jackal
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Declan Mulqueen: What's her story then?
Preston: Major Koslova... ends the debate about women in combat. As far as I'm concerned.
Declan Mulqueen: How's that?
Preston: When she saved my life and took out Terek's brother. She did it knowing she'd be drawing a death sentence down on her own neck. When we offered to set her up someplace else when this is over... know what she said? 'The good guys don't hide.'
Declan Mulqueen: Fierce woman.
Preston: Huh, in that country? Under that system? Staggering.
(00:52:40 - 00:53:20)

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Isabella: I didn't like talking to him... I suppose we were all dangerous people... but he was uh... different. I mean Declan was fire, all passion. He had a cause... This man was ice. No feeling, nothing. (00:34:30)

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The Jackal: How much?
Lamont: Well, the titanium's gonna be the problem. It's a listed material up here. It's gonna take some time, a little more money. Fifty grand?
Lamont: I mean, f-f-f, like well f-forty... Forty grand.
The Jackal: All right. Half now, half on delivery.
(00:31:10)

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Declan Mulqueen: What do you want with Isabella? She's done nothing here.
Preston: She entered the country illegally.
Declan Mulqueen: What? The F.B.I's sending deputy directors out after illegal aliens? Give over, Preston. Who you really looking for?
Preston: A pro. Calls himself, The Jackal.
Declan Mulqueen: Oh, that fella... The mystery man.
(00:24:20)

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Declan Mulqueen: So the Jackal is after your director, is he? Best tell him to get his affairs in order. Cause nobody can save him now... nobody except me! Cause I met him! [FBI and Koslova stop and turn around.] Oh yeah, didn't I mention it? (00:27:20)

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Preston: He said... "Jackal"?
Russian Officer: Does this mean something to you, Mr. Preston
Preston: There's supposedly a killer for hire who uses that name. Several assassinations are credited to him, but we've never been able to prove if he even exists.
(00:19:10)

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Russian Officer: Terek's men are notoriously hard to turn out. Should we get the opportunity, we must be prepared to conduct the interrogation with the with the utmost efficiency. Good day to you, Mr. Preston.
Preston: Sir. [The officer leaves.] I don't think I wanna know... what that means.
(00:13:10)

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The Jackal: If word of this leaks, it'll be my choice whether to continue the mission or not. Either way, I keep the initial payment. Agreed?
Terek Murad: Okay.
(00:12:05)

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Terek Murad: The M.V.D. killed my brother. For that, I will see they drowned in blood. But their allies in America I wish to send a message... A very public message. I was to strike fear into the marrow of their bones. [Holds out a picture of a target.] Can you kill this person?
The Jackal: Yes.
(00:10:45)

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Terek Murad: I apologize for keeping you waiting. I had some other business to dispose of. So much wasted time, confusing motion with accomplishment. (00:10:20)

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Ghazzi: And you. Go fuck yourself. This is not Chicago, this is Russia. So take your bitch and get the fuck out of here. (00:06:45)

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Continuity mistake: When the Jackal shoots Lamont, only the lower arm is shot off. Then we cut to the Jackal, who says 'I told you it was off', and when we cut back to Lamont, the arm is cut way up at the shoulder. (01:00:30)

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Trivia: Just a few months before his death at age 91, Fred Zinnermann, who directed the original The Day of the Jackal (1973), on which this movie is based, actually fought Universal Studios to change the name of the film. Saying that the original had stood the test of time and he did not want the remake to bear the same name. (00:01:25)

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Question: Why did the Jackal tell Koslova how she is going to die?

Answer: He's sadistic, and it's a way to torment her during her final moments.

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