The Day of the Jackal (1973) Poster


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Remade as 

August 1 (1988)
The Jackal (1997)

Edited into 

The Clock (2010)
rushing for train


Moulin Rouge (1952)
Ralph Kemplen, film editor of "Day of the Jackal," was also editor of "Moulin Rouge," -- which is what's showing on the TV just before "Per Lundkvist"'s face appears in a special news flash, prompting him to murder his gay, lobster-waving host.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
On the street there is a musician playing Colonel Bogey's theme from the Bridge on the River Kwai on an accordion.

Referenced in 

Pen Pals (1974)
Advertised on a marquee.
Sanford and Son: Going Out of Business (1974) (TV Episode)
Fred threatens to name his memoir after Lamont: "The Day of the Jackass."
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
Clouseau misses being shot while in sniper cross hairs by sneezing, like DeGaulle - the ultimate target in Day of the Jackal.
The Rockford Files: Love Is the Word (1979) (TV Episode)
When Rockford walks into Megan's house he tells her,"I gotta tell ya honey, this day has been like Black Tuesday and The Day of the Jackal (1973) all rolled into one."
Remington Steele: Have I Got a Steele for You (1985) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Steele in dialogue.
Remington Steele: Steele Searching: Part 2 (1985) (TV Episode)
Steele gets the idea to show his marksmanship skills by shooting a melon from a similar stunt in this movie.
Hour of the Assassin (1987)
Drive-in ripoff version of "Day of the Jackal".
Bangkok Hilton (1989) (TV Mini-Series)
Hal compares arkie ragan to characters from day of the jackal mentioning the film by name
The Return of Shelley: Day of the Reptile (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Cluedo: Politician's Funeral (1990) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during Edward Fox's introduction.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Hey, I remember this from 'The Day of the Jackal.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tom
Ben Elton: The Man from Auntie: Episode #2.6 (1994) (TV Episode)
Ben mentions 'that weapon Edward Fox uses in the Day of the Jackal'
I'm Alan Partridge: Basic Alan (1997) (TV Episode)
The characters play charades, this is one of the movies they have to guess.
A Slight Case of Murder (1999) (TV Movie)
Son of the Beach: Day of the Jackass (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Simpsons: Day of the Jackanapes (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Wire: Middle Ground (2004) (TV Episode)
QI: Cheating (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Munich: The International Cast (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Spielberg on Spielberg (2007) (TV Movie)
mentioned once
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
Sidney Young says he can be called the jackal after being refered to by Harding as his little hitman.
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (2010) (Video Game)
Snake & Cecile both mentioned seeing the movie.
Skytten (2013)
Both films feature an assassin who disguises himself to get to the top floor of a building overlooking a parade/ motorcade.
Californication: Like Father Like Son (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster seen
Californication: Dicks (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster seen

Featured in 

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in 'The Curse of the Flying Hellfish' (1996) (TV Episode)
The scene where Grampa tries to assassinate Hitler.
The Day of the Grackle (2005) (Short)
Gun montage sequence and writer's choice

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