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Gyllenhaal, Jake 1980-

Works: 210 works in 867 publications in 8 languages and 32,696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jake Gyllenhaal
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
October sky by Homer H Hickam ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 3,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
The day after tomorrow by Dennis Quaid ( Visual )
74 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When global warming triggers the onset of a new Ice Age, tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begns to freeze solid. Now, climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and a small band of survivors must ride out the growing superstorm and stay alive in the face of an enemy more powerful and relentless than anything anyone has ever encountered: Mother Nature
Jarhead ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows "Swoff," a third-generation Marine enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. There is no cover from intolerable heat or from the Iraqi soldiers, who are always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully understand. Sergeant Sykes, a Marine lifer, heads up the scout/sniper platoon, while Troy, Swoff's friend and mentor, is a die-hard member of STA - the elite Marine Unit
Donnie Darko by Richard Kelly ( Visual )
75 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[A]n edgy, psychological thriller about a suburban teen coming face-to-face with his dark destiny. [Donnie Darko is] a delusional high-school student visited by a demonic rabbit with eerie visions of the past, and deadly predictions for the future."--Container
Source code by Duncan Jones ( Visual )
34 editions published in 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He is part of a government experiment called Source Code, a program that enables him to cross into another man's identity in the last 8 minutes of his life. With a much larger target threatening to kill millions, Colter re-lives the incident over and over again, gathering clues, until he can solve the mystery of who is behind the bombs
Zodiac by David Fincher ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained
Prince of Persia the sands of time by Mike Newell ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's a race against time when a rogue prince reluctantly teams up with a rival princess to safeguard a magical dagger that gives its possessor the power to reverse time and rule the world
Brothers by Jim Sheridan ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void
Love & other drugs ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free-spirited Maggie meets her match in a charming Viagra salesman named Jamie. Maggie and Jamie leap into a no-strings-attached affair, but no matter how hard they try to keep things 'casual, ' they can't help falling under the influence of the ultimate drug: love!
Proof ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of one of her father's former students, Catherine, a devoted daughter, must come to terms with the death of her father, a brilliant mathematician whose genius was crippled by mental instability. After his death, a notebook containing a mathematical proof is found and Catherine claims the proof is her own work
End of watch ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel, during a routine traffic stop
Rendition ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The policy of "extraordinary rendition" began under the Clinton administration and accelerated after September 11, 2001. The policy allows for the handing over of suspected terrorists to countries that use torture as an interrogation tool. Anwar El-Ibrahimi is an Egyptian-born man who disappears on a flight from Africa to Washington, DC. He is sent to a North African country where torture is practiced and the CIA gives approval. Anwar's pregnant American-born wife wants to know what happened to her husband. A reluctant CIA agent begins to question his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation. A severe interrogator plys his trade on Anwar while a U.S. terrorism honcho is willing to turn a blind eye to the unpleasantness, especially if it stops a terrorist attack
Prisoners ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must to take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
The good girl by Miguel Arteta ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty-year old Justine longs for a life more fulfilling than the one she leads with her boring husband and dead-end job. But when a passionate young co-worker catches her eye and steals her heart, Justine's good girl existence takes a turn for the worse
Moonlight mile by Brad Silberling ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early '70s, Joe is distraught after the death of his fiancée. He moves in with her parents, Ben and JoJo, while trying to sort out all of the legal troubles and painful details of the wedding cancellations. While trying to locate the wedding invitations in the mail, Joe meets Bertie, whose boyfriend has been MIA in Vietnam. Despite his growing relationship with his late fiancée's parents, Joe begins to foster a romance with Bertie
The man who walked between the towers --and more inspiring tales ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man who walked between the towers: A look at the high-wire walk made by Philippe Petit in 1974 between the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in New York City, and how it is still considered one of history's most artistic crimes. Snowflake Bentley was a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations. Miss Rumphius traveled near and far, witnessing beauty of all kinds, and went on to help make the world a more beautiful place with a simple handful of seeds. A charming rhyme describes the life's work of renowned Mexican potter Juan Quezada, and the process he uses to create his pots after the style of the Casas Grandes people
Lovely & amazing ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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"--Container
Bubble boy by Cinco Paul ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jimmy is a good-hearted innocent born with no immunities against germs. He grows up in a plastic bubble. To win back the girl of his dreams, he steps out of his indoor greenhouse and into a homemade bubble suit
Shalom sesame. Reḥov Sumsum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's almost time to celebrate Passover, and there is no horseradish to be found. Grover, Anneliese, and Avigail put their heads together to track it down, but things get tricky when there's an Oofnik involved! Features special guest Jake Gyllenhaal
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Alternative Names
Gyllenhaal, Jacob, 1980-
Gyllenhaal, Jacob Benjamin.
Gyllenhall, Jake 1980-
English (467)
French (35)
Spanish (29)
German (28)
Turkish (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Chinese (2)
Italian (1)