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Jacks, James

Overview
Works: 91 works in 418 publications in 7 languages and 16,747 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  History  Western films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about James Jacks
Publications by James Jacks
Publications by James Jacks, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about James Jacks
 
Most widely held works by James Jacks
The Mummy Returns by Stephen Sommers( visu )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,441 libraries worldwide
It's now 1933, 10 years after Rick and Evie met. They're married, settled in London and are raising their 8 year old son, Alex. Imhotep's corpse has been brought to the British Museum, and resurrected; the mummy walks the earth again, determined to become immortal. Another force born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egyptian mysticism, even more powerful than Imhotep, has also been set loose in the world. When these two forces clash, the world will hang in the balance, sending the O'Connells on a desperate race to save the world, and rescue their son
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( visu )
58 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,234 libraries worldwide
Alex O'Connell sets out to help combat the resurrected a Han Emperor. When Alex is tricked into awakening the ruler from eternal slumber, the reckless young archaeologist must seek the help of the only people who know more than he does about taking down the undead: his parents. This time, the O'Connells must stop a mummy that has awoken from a 2,000-year-old curse who threatens to plunge the world into his merciless, unending service. As the monarch roars back to life, the O'Connell's find his quest for world domination has only intensified over the millennia
Tombstone by Andrew G Vajna( visu )
36 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,763 libraries worldwide
After success cleaning up Dodge City, Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone, Arizona, and wishes to get rich in obscurity. He meets his brothers there, as well as his old friend Doc Holliday. A band of outlaws that call themselves The Cowboys are causing problems in the region with various acts of random violence, and inevitably come into confrontation with Holliday and the Earps, which leads to a shoot-out at the OK Corral
The scorpion king by Stephen Sommers( visu )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,761 libraries worldwide
Mighty Memnon rules over nearly all the known world, who defeats his enemies in battle with the help of a beautiful sorceress. "Free tribes" form a fragile alliance to fight Memnon, and hire a trio of assassins to kill the sorceress and thus remove Memnon's advantage. The assassins are betrayed by the son of one of the tribal leaders, and Mathayus finds himself unable to kill Cassandra. Mathayus abducts the sorceress, who explains that Memnon was holding her against her will. Mathayus then uses his newfound sense of justice to convince the surviving tribal leaders to join forces again to defeat Memnon
The gift by Billy Bob Thornton( visu )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
"Annie has 'the Gift'. Some fear her, others claim she's a witch. But now, a murder has ben committed and only she can solve it. On a twisted trail of open infidelity and jealous rage, she sees visions that will haunt her and discovers a truth that will tear the town apart"--Promotional materials
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( visu )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
Coming of age story of high school students in the '70s. Eight seniors facing life after high school have one last party
The hunted by William Friedkin( visu )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
Aaron Hallam is one of the U.S. military's most skilled hand-to-hand combat operatives. Plagued by traumatic flashbacks of death and destruction, he regresses into a feral, survivalist state in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. There, he deliberately and elaborately hunts and kills poachers who happen to cross his path. When the FBI investigates the murders, they call in the man who taught Hallam everything he knows: retiree L.T. Bonham. As the instructor pursues his unhinged former pupil, Bonham begins to learn about key events in Hallam's life that pushed him over the edge
The Jackal by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 798 libraries worldwide
A ruthless assassin, know only as the Jackal, is out to eliminate someone very high up in the U.S. government. In order to track down this coldblooded killer and prevent the hit, the FBI's Deputy Director and a Russian intelligence officer must enlist the aid of an imprisoned Irish terrorist. These unlikely allies enter a global race against to clock to stop the mysterious mercenary before he can complete his deadly assignment
The Scorpion King : rise of a warrior ( visu )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 702 libraries worldwide
A prequel to The Mummy series of films, and follows the story of Mathayus the Scorpion King, the character featured in The Mummy Returns. When a young Mathayus witnesses his father's death at the hands of the king, his quest for vengeance transforms him into the most feared warrior of the ancient world
A simple plan by Sam Raimi( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
When Hank, Jacob and Lou find $4.4 million inside a crashed plane in a nature preserve, they quickly come up with the plan to keep the money safe until the plane has been found by others and the dust has settled. But Jacob, Hank's brother, and Lou, a friend, do not behave the way they decided to. Lou, constantly in financial debt, wants his share soon and Jacob wishes to renovate their parents' farm. The trusty atmosphere between the unequal partners dissolves slowly, and intrigues are spun. Also, accidents start happening and when an FBI agent comes into town, looking for a crashed plane, Hank and his partners get into very deep water
Mallrats by Kevin Smith( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 670 libraries worldwide
When T.S. is dumped by his girlfriend, he retreats to the mall with his comic book-loving best friend Brodie, whose girlfriend has also left him. Between brooding and visits to the food court, the unmotivated suburban New Jersey teenagers decide to win their girlfriends back with the help of Silent Bob and Jay, the ultimate delinquents, as they scheme to disrupt T.S.'s girlfriend's father's dating game TV show that is going to be broadcast from the local mall
Down to Earth ( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
All Lance Barton, a struggling black comedian, wants on Earth is landing a spot at the final Amateur Night Contest at the famed Apollo Theatre. Before he can get there he dies before his time on Earth is up. Since returning to Earth in his own body is impossible, Lance gets a second chance at life - as a wealthy, callous, old white mogul
Michael by Warner Home Video (Firm)( visu )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Michael: Two tabloid reporters journey to Iowa to investigate rumors about an angel
Hard target by John Woo( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
A sadistic mercenary named Emil Fouchon recruits homeless combat veterans so that his clients, bored tycoons, can stalk and kill the most challenging prey of all: man. When Natasha Binder comes to New Orleans to find her missing father, she meets Chance Boudreaux, a martial arts expert and combat veteran, and the one man Fouchon cannot seem to beat
City of angels / Michael / Turner Pictures presents an Alphaville production ; a Nora Ephron film ; story by Pete Dexter & Jim Quinlan ; screenplay by Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron and Pete Dexter & Jim Quinlan ; produced by Sean Daniel, Nora Ephron, James Jacks ; directed by Nora Ephron ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Michael: Two reporters from a Chicago-based tabloid, along with an "angel expert," are asked to travel to rural Iowa to investigate a claim from an old woman that she shares her motel with a real, live angel named Michael
The mummy trilogy ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
"Embark on the ultimate action adventure that spans continents and centuries in the spectacular Mummy trilogy ... Follow the exhilarating journeys and exploits of daring explorer Rick O'Connell ... and his family as they combat the evil undead from the dusty tombs of Egypt to the hidden catacombs of China ..."--Container
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
12 monkeys: A lone time traveller from the year 2035 must solve a riddle that may save his people ... but it may also take him to the brink of madness. Mercury rising: Art Jefferies, a renegade FBI agent, combats ruthless Federal agents to protect Simon, a nine-year-old autistic boy who has cracked the govrenment's new "unbreakable" code. The jackal: A ruthless assassin has been hired to emiminate someone at the very top of the U.S. govrnment. Constantly changing his identity and location, he is known only as the Jackal
The Scorpion King action-pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The Scorpion King 2: Mathayus becomes the world's most feared combatant as he sets out for vengeance for the murder of his father
Attila ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The story of two colliding worlds and two men that embody these worlds: Attila, King of the Huns and Roman General Flavius Aetius
The Mummy collection ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
As punishment for killing Pharaoh Seti and sleeping with his mistress, Egyptian priest Imhotep was mummified alive and cursed. But in 1923 he is inadvertently resurrected by treasure hunters and must be stopped before he can wreak his final vengeance on the world
 
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Alternative Names
Jacks, Jim.
James Jacks Amerikaans filmproducent (1947-2014)
James Jacks producteur de cinéma américain
James Jacks productor de cine estadounidense
James Jacks productor de cinema estatunidenc
James Jacks produttore cinematografico statunitense
James Jacks US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent
Джекс, Джеймс
ג'יימס ג'קס מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי
ジェームズ・ジャックス
詹姆斯·杰克斯
Languages
English (265)
Spanish (39)
Italian (4)
German (2)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
Catalan (1)
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