Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal

Date of Birth: 19 Dec 1980

Country: USA

Biography: Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at age ten. He has appeared in diverse roles since his first lead role in 1999's October Sky, followed by the 2001 indie cult hit Donnie Darko, in which he played a psychologically troubled teen and onscreen brother to his real-life sister, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. In the 2004 science-fiction film The Day After Tomorrow...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 48 (Actor)

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    Bubble Boy
    "Bubble Boy" is a comedy about a young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom. When he finds out that the woman he has loved since childhood is about to be married at Niagara Falls, he builds a portable bubble suit and ventures into the outside world to win her affections. (imdb)
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    The Day After Tomorrow
    An abrupt climate change has cataclysmic consequences for the entire planet. (20th Century Fox)
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    Donnie Darko
    A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
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    The Good Girl
    A frustrated young woman (Aniston) begins an affair with a young co-worker (Gyllenhaal) who represents a chance for her to escape into a new world of emotional and sexual awakening. But when the affair quickly moves from liberation to poisonous obsession, she finds herself ensnared in a chaotic web of blackmail, larceny and love. (Fox Searchlight)
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    Lovely & Amazing
    This finely observed comedy is an intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bittersweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses. (Lions Gate)
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    Moonlight Mile
    An emotional tale of disarming honesty and unexpected humor...a story about waking up to life, letting go, and discovering that love comes in the most unexpected circumstances. (Touchstone Pictures)
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    October Sky
    The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes. (imdb)
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    Proof
    Proof is the compelling story of an enigmatic young woman haunted by her father's past and the shadow of her own future, exploring the links between genius and madness, the tender relationships between fathers and daughters and the nature of truth and family. (Miramax)
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    Jarhead
    Laced with dark wit, honest inquisition and episodes that are at once surreal and poignant, tragic and absurd, Jarhead is the film adaptation of Marine Anthony Swofford's bracing memoir that took readers into his disorienting firsthand experience in the Gulf War. (Universal)
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    Brokeback Mountain
    Set against the sweeping vistas of Wyoming and Texas, the film tells the story of two young men -- a ranch-hand and a rodeo cowboy -- who meet in the summer of 1963, and unexpectedly forge a lifelong connection, one whose complications, joys, and tragedies provide a testament to the endurance and power of love. (Focus Features)
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    Josh and S.A.M.
    Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant (imdb)
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    City Slickers
    A mid-life crisis plagued man and his friends find renewal and purpose on a cattle driving vacation. (imdb)
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    Highway
    Jack is caught with the wife of his employer, a Vegas thug. The thug sends goons after Jack, who convinces his best friend, Pilot, to flee with him. Pilot insists that they head for Seattle, but doesn't tell Jack why. The goons learn from Pilot's drug source where the youths are headed, and they follow, hell bent on breaking Jack's feet... (imdb)
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    Zodiac
    As a serial killer terrifies the San Francisco Bay Area and taunts police with his ciphers and letters, investigators in four jurisdictions search for the murderer. The case will become an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.
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    Rendition
    When Egyptian born terrorism suspect, Anwar El-Ibrahimi disappears on a flight from South Africa to Washington DC, his American wife, Isabella travels to Washington to try and learn the reason for his disappearance. Meanwhile, at a secret detention facility somewhere outside the US, CIA analyst Douglas Freeman is forced to question his assignment in an attempt to save thousands as he becomes a party to the unorthodox interrogation of El-Ibrahim. (imdb)
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    Homegrown
    Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne'r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. But then Malcom is suddenly bumped off by a mysterious assailant, after a moment of panic, the naive trio decide to take over the business themselves... (imdb)
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    A Dangerous Woman
    Martha Horgan is mentally slow. She lives with her aunt Frances. She is known for NEVER lying. This causes her to get fired from her job; she tells on 1 of the other store employees, Getso, for taking 20 dollars out of the cash register. The owner thinks MARTHA did it, her being mentally slow and all. Back at the house, Mackey, who does odd jobs hears that Frances needs a worker to fix her porch. He ends up working there, only to become intimately involved with Martha. (imdb)
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    The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
    This animated film tells the story of Phillipe Petit's walk between the Twin Towers in 1974 (imdb)
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    Brothers
    A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.
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    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
    When an evil nobleman threatens to enslave the world by obtaining the Sands of Time -- a mystical hourglass that gives him control over the flow of time -- Prince Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal) and spunky Princess Tamina (Gemma Arterton) must join forces to stop the madman. Mike Newell directs this sweeping live-action adventure based on the popular video game.
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    Love and Other Drugs
    Maggie (Hathaway) is an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie (Gyllenhaal), whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love. (imdb)
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    Source Code
    An action thriller centered on a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. (imdb)
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    End of Watch
    A drama centered on the long-term friendship and partnership between two cops. (imdb)
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    Prisoners
    When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
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    Enemy
    A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie. (imdb)
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    Nightcrawler
    When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran. (imdb)
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    Accidental Love
    A political satire about a naive small town waitress who accidentally gets a nail buried in her head, causing erratic and outrageous behavior that leads her to Washington DC. There she falls for a dashing, but clueless, Congressman who searches for the courage to save her. (imdb)
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    Everest
    A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm. (imdb)
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    Southpaw
    A boxer fights his way to the top, only to find his life falling apart around him. (imdb)
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    Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers
    It's the "Queen of Mean", Joan Rivers turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast. (imdb)
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    Demolition
    A successful investment banker struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. (imdb)
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    The Shoes: Time to Dance
    A serial killer played by Jake Gyllenhaal travels through the hippest parties on a killing spree of Dalston hipsters. Gyllenhaal masters the role of unsuspecting dark-eyed psycho as he pumps iron and gums drugs preparing for his next beautifully fashionable victim. Transforming the music video into magnificently dramatic cinema, director Daniel Wolfe has captured contemporary London in a shockingly addictive modern Slasher. (imdb)
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    Nocturnal Animals
    A wealthy art gallery owner receives a draft of her ex-husband's new novel, and once she starts reading it she just cannot put it down. (imdb)
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    Okja
    A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja. (imdb)
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    Life
    A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form, that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth.
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    Stronger
    A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma. (imdb)
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    Wildlife
    A boy witnesses his parent's marriage falling apart after his mom finds another man. (imdb)
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    The Sisters Brothers
    In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers.
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    Velvet Buzzsaw
    Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. (imdb)
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    Spider-Man: Far from Home
    Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.
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    John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch
    John Mulaney and his kid pals tackle existential topics for all ages with catchy songs, comedy sketches and special guests in a nostalgic variety special. (imdb)
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    Spirit Untamed
    Lucky Prescott's life is changed forever when she moves from her home in the city to a small frontier town and befriends a wild mustang named Spirit.
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    The Guilty
    A demoted police officer assigned to a call dispatch desk is conflicted when he receives an emergency phone call from a kidnapped woman.
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    Ambulance
    Two robbers steal an ambulance after their heist goes awry. (imdb)
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    Strange World
    The legendary Clades are a family of explorers whose differences threatened to topple their latest and most crucial mission (imdb.com).
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    The Covenant
    During the war in Afghanistan, a local interpreter risks his own life to carry an injured sergeant across miles of grueling terrain.
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    Road House
    An ex-UFC middleweight fighter ends up working at a rowdy bar in the Florida Keys where things are not as they seem. (imdb)
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    Presumed Innocent
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