The Day of the Jackal (1973)
The Day of the Jackal (1973) is a classic thriller directed by Fred Zinnemann. It stars Edward Fox as the titular Jackal, an assassin hired to kill French President Charles de Gaulle. The movie is renowned for its suspenseful plot and intense action sequences, but it also contains some surprisingly steamy sexual moments.
The first of these moments occurs when the Jackal meets with a prostitute in Paris. The scene is brief but intense, as the Jackal is clearly aroused by the woman's presence. He even goes so far as to caress her face, a gesture that is both intimate and threatening. This scene serves to show the Jackal's cold, calculating nature, as he is willing to use sex as a means to an end.
The second sexual moment occurs when the Jackal meets with a female informant in London. The scene is much more intimate than the first, as the Jackal and the woman share a passionate kiss. This scene serves to show the Jackal's capacity for emotion, as he is able to feel something for another person despite his mission.
The third and final sexual moment occurs when the Jackal meets with a female assassin in Switzerland. This scene is the most intense of the three, as the two share a passionate embrace before the Jackal kills her. This scene serves to show the Jackal's ruthlessness, as he is willing to kill even those he is attracted to in order to complete his mission.
The Day of the Jackal is a classic thriller that is renowned for its suspenseful plot and intense action sequences. However, it also contains some surprisingly steamy sexual moments that serve to show the Jackal's cold, calculating nature, his capacity for emotion, and his ruthlessness. These moments add an extra layer of depth to the movie and make it even more enjoyable to watch.
There are two scenes with photos in the background of scantily clad women. In one of the photos, a woman's breast is clearly visible for a couple of seconds.
A woman is briefly seen in a partially transparent gown that clearly shows the silhouette of her body underneath.
A nude woman gets out of bed (where a man is sleeping). Her breasts are briefly visible and full rear nudity is seen.
Twice a woman is seen in bed (post-coital) and her breast is visible. In one of the scenes, part of her buttock is also briefly visible.
Full rear male nudity is briefly seen. The man is also seen from the front, but objects in the foreground obstruct the view below the waist.