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Maggie Gyllenhaal
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Date of Birth: Nov 16, 1977

Country: USA

Biography: Margaret Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal is an American actress. She is the daughter of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal (née Achs) and the older sister of actor Jake Gyllenhaal. She made her screen debut when she began to appear in her father's films. Gyllenhaal later achieved recognition in a supporting role in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001). She made her breakthrough role in the 2002 sadomasochistic romance Secretary...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 35 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (35)
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The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)
A kindergarten teacher in New York becomes obsessed with one of her students who she believes is a child prodigy. (imdb)
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The Deuce (2017)
The Deuce (2017) - TV Series
A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan. (imdb)
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Frank (2014)
A comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon (Domhnall Gleeson), who discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank (Michael Fassbender). (imdb)
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The Honourable Woman (2014)
The Honourable Woman is a new eight-part political thriller written, directed and produced by BAFTA-winning writer Hugo Blick, and marks Gyllenhaal's first move into TV. Set against the present day backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, The Honourable Woman explores a range of complex and provocative themes of conflict, deception and betrayal on both a personal, human level as well as on the international and political stage. (bbc.co.uk)
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White House Down (2013)
While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders. (imdb)
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Won
Two determined mothers, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children. (imdb)
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Hysteria (2011)
A romantic comedy about the invention of the vibrator. (imdb)
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Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)
Nanny McPhee (Thompson) arrives to help a harried young mother (Gyllenhaal) who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons. (imdb)
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Away We Go (2009)
A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.
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Crazy Heart (2009)
When small town reporter Jean Craddock seeks out Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- for an interview, they make a connection, and hard-living Blake sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young boy. Is he ready to leave behind a life playing in the shadow of Tommy, the upstart kid he once mentored?
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Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers (2009)
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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The Dark Knight (2008)
Batman and James Gordon join forces with Gotham's new District Attorney, Harvey Dent, to take on a psychotic bank robber known as The Joker, whilst other forces plot against them, and Joker's crimes grow more and more deadly.
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Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Will Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS Agent whose world is turned upside-down when he begins to hear his life being chronicled by a narrator only he can hear. The Narrator, Kay Eiffel (Emma Thompson), a nearly forgotten author of tragic novels, is struggling to complete her latest and best book, unaware that her protagonist is alive and uncontrollably guided by her words. Fiction and reality collide when the bewildered and hilariously resistant Harold hears the Narrator say that events have been set in motion that will lead to his imminent death. (Sony)
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Sherrybaby (2006)
Three years after entering prison for robbery as a 19-year-old heroin addict, Sherry Swanson (Gyllenhaal) begins her first day of freedom, clean and sober. A model prisoner who has undergone personal transformation, she immediately sets out to regain custody of her young daughter Alexis. (IFC Films)
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Paris, je t
Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
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Monster House (2006)
Columbia Pictures and executive producers Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg present Monster House, an exciting and hilarious thrill-ride tale about three kids who must do battle with a mysterious house that threatens anyone who crosses its path. (Columbia Pictures)
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World Trade Center (2006)
September 11, 2001 was an unusually warm day in New York. Will Jimeno, an officer with the Port Authority Police Department, was tempted to take a personal day to enjoy his hobby of bow hunting, but ultimately decided that he would go to work. Sergeant John McLoughlin, a respected veteran of the PAPD, had been up for hours -- a requirement of his daily, 1½-hour trek to the city. They and their colleagues made their way to midtown Manhattan, just like they did any other day. Only this wasn't any other day. (Paramount)
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Trust the Man (2005)
An unflinching yet winsome exploration of modern relationships -- and modern men and women -- in all of their humor, tragedy, imperfection and triumph, this sophisticated comedy follows the romantic escapades of two New York couples. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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The Great New Wonderful (2005)
The Great New Wonderful is populated by people you know: New Yorkers you see on the elevator, in the supermarket, at the gym. Without a trace of sentimentality, director Danny Leiner, a Brooklyn native, and his extraordinary cast paints five portraits of life in this city a year after the attacks of 9/11. (First Independent Pictures)
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Happy Endings (2005)
Don Roos deftly weaves together multiple stories to create a sharp, witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictability of life itself. A feast of buried secrets, missed opportunities and welcome second chances, this wildly original comedy proves that the happiest ending of all is the one you least expect. (Lions Gate Films)
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Criminal (2004)
Set in Los Angeles over the course of 24 hours, Criminal follows a day in the life of two smalltime bunco artists who stumble upon a foolproof, and extremely lucrative, scam. (Warner Bros.)
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Strip Search (2004)
Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City. (imdb)
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Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Set at all-female Wellesley College in 1953, this is a poignant drama about one woman's desire to enrich the lives of her students.
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Casa de Los Babys (2003)
A poignant, sharp, insightful look at clashing cultures, modern maternity and the mystery of fate. (IFC Films)
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40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)
After his latest relationship disaster, Matt, a guy who's never been able to finish anything, decides to go where no man's gone before and make a vow: No sex. Whatsoever. For 40 straight days. (Miramax)
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Secretary (2002)
A powerful and unique love story that toys with our expectations of love, sexuality and intimacy. (Lions Gate)
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Adaptation. (2002)
The lives of screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, author Susan Orlean and orchid poacher John Laroche become strangely intertwined as each one's search for passion collides with the others' in this adaptation of the best-selling "The Orchid Thief."
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. This is the story of the double life of legendary showman Chuck Barris - television producer by day, CIA assassin by night.
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Donnie Darko (2001)
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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Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)
The fresh, funny, touching and unbelievably true story of writer Beverly D'Onofrio (played by Barrymore, who ages from 15 to 35 in the role) and her often irreverent, always unique personal journey. (Columbia Pictures)
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The Photographer (2000)
Max Martin (Reg Rogers) is a down-on-his luck photographer poised to blow a lucrative deadline. At a bar, he meets a stranger who leaves him an envelope containing 10 striking photographs. At first reluctant to pass them off as his own, Max has a change of heart but then discovers, after he's pummeled in a fight, that the photographs are gone. Now, he must journey through the bizarre streets of New York City to reclaim the pics.
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Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
In Baltimore, guerrilla filmmaker Cecil B. Demented leads a band of cinema revolutionaries who kidnap Honey Whitlock, a bitchy and aging movie star of big-budget froth. Cecil wants her in his movie, a screed against Hollywood they film during blitzkrieg attacks on a multiplex, a Maryland Film Commission press conference, and the set of a "Forrest Gump" sequel. He insists on celibacy; the cast and crew channel sexual energy into the production... (imdb)
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Homegrown (1998)
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 (1993)
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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Waterland (1992)
Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens district in England. The emotional wounds from his younger life wash over him in present day, affecting his work and his relationships with his students and his wife. (imdb)
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