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Jacks, James

Overview
Works: 89 works in 293 publications in 4 languages and 13,345 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, 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 )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,384 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 scorpion king by Stephen Sommers( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,658 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 mummy by Stephen Sommers( visu )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,472 libraries worldwide
A remake of the 1932 Boris Karloff horror film about treasure-hunting explorers who unwittingly liberate a 3,000-year-old Egyptian priest who had been sentenced to an eternity as one of the living dead
Tombstone by George P Cosmatos( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,447 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 gift by Sam Raimi( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
A woman "Annie", recently widowed with 3 sons, has "the gift" of clairvoyance and has a number of people in the small Georgia town that come to her for guidance. When a woman goes missing the woman's father and fiance come to her for help finding his daughter when the police hit a dead end
The hunted by Benicio del Toro( visu )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 961 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 fetal, survivalist state in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. There, he deliberately and elaborately hunts and kills poachers who happen to cross his path
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
On the last day of school in 1976, eight high school seniors-to-be seek out in-coming freshman to haze and reflect on their changing identities
The Jackal by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 624 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 the clock to stop the mysterious mercenary before he can complete his deadly assignment
Mallrats by Kevin Smith( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 592 libraries worldwide
When Brodie is dumped by his girlfriend, he retreats to the mall with his best friend T.S., whose girlfriend has also left him. Between brooding and visits to the food court, the unmotivated twosome decide to win their girlfriends back with the help of the ultimate delinquents, Silent Bob and Jay, whose continuing adventures take the word "nuisance" to a whole new level
Down to Earth ( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 580 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
The Scorpion King rise of a warrior ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 422 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
Michael ( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 279 libraries worldwide
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 archangel named Michael
The Scorpion King 2 rise of a warrior ( visu )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
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. Bonus material included
Hard target by John Woo( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 182 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 by Brad Silberling( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 166 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
12 monkeys Mercury rising ; The Jackal ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Mercury Rising: Simon is a nine-year-old autistic boy who has managed to break the government's new 'unbreakable' code. His ability renders the new billion-dollar secret code vulnerable, espcially if enemies of the United States learn about Simon's ability and capture him. Nick Kudrow, the program's chief, orders the 'security threat' eliminated, but he doesn't count on FBI agent Art Jeffries getting involved. As Simon and Jeffries are trailed by deadly assassins, Jeffries quickly learns that no one can be trusted. Now Jeffries must count on Simon's abilities to keep them both alive, and bring Kudrow to justice
The mummy ( visu )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago and the O'Connells must combat their deadliest enemy yet
The mummy trilogy ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 52 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
The Scorpion King action-pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The Scorpion King: Mathayus seeks revenge for his brother's death at the hands of an undefeated warlord fated to become a great ruler
A simple plan by Sam Raimi( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The American Dream. That's how three men (Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Brent Briscoe) size up what they've found in the snowy Minnesota woods. They've come across a downed plane with a rotting corpse inside and over $4 million stuffed inside a duffel bag. Finders, keepers? Maybe. But first they'll need a foolproof plan. So they and the wife (Bridget Fonda) of one of the men start out with a scheme that's perfect in its simplicity and lethal in its miscalculation of the human heart. Mistrust, murder, intrigue--all are soon at work in this stark, twist-filled thriller
 
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Alternative Names
Jacks, Jim.
Languages
English (163)
Spanish (12)
Italian (2)
French (1)
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