Also Known As

"Carlos the Jackal" ( UK )



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Édgar Ramírez

Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, aka...

Alexander Scheer

Johannes Weinrich (3 episodes, 2010)

Alejandro Arroyo

Dr. Valentín...

Ahmad Kaabour

Wadie Haddad (2 episodes, 2010)


Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, aka 'Carlos,' is a Venezuelan-born Marxist revolutionary who aligns himself with the Palestinian cause and becomes the world's most notorious terrorist. He leads assaults on the meeting of OPEC ministers, taking them hostage and flying them from country to country seeking asylum, one of the most daring acts of terrorism in history. From his earliest days as an apprentice in the revolutionary movement to his subsequent downfall, Carlos becomes a figure of legend.

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Compelling psychological portrait24 September 2011

Please note that the storyline given above is wrong - this is the story of one of the most successful and elusive 'terrorists' of the last century. The story does not glorify this disturbed and disturbing man, but does show how he had such a big impact on the politics and news of his time. Well... more





Worth a watch! See what you think!!07 September 2011

If i was supposed to rate the directing, i would rate it higher than 4.But the movie itself isnt good in my opinion.its too straight forward,rhythm is too fast and bunch of killings and bloody scenes isnt enough.The main problem is that Carlos has been made for tv and as a movie its too long and... more





Carlos The Jackal14 July 2011

A brilliantly produced depiction of the life of the infamous 'Jackal'. Well worth watching.





Superb23 January 2011

Brilliant film about an amazing and contentious person - watch and enjoy!





gr8 movie!21 January 2011

definitely worth the watch!

type casting




Great!20 January 2011

Heavy though.

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