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Jacks, James

Overview
Works: 92 works in 304 publications in 4 languages and 13,667 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Western films  Action and adventure films  Horror 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 )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,427 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 1,671 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 Boris Karloff( visu )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,517 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 Andrew Vajna( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,501 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 )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,119 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
The hunted by William Friedkin( visu )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 965 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
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 820 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 Jackal by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 651 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
Mallrats by Kevin Smith( visu )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 604 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 )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 569 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 436 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 302 libraries worldwide
A brilliant new comedy from the director of Sleepless in Seattle. He drinks, he smokes, he loves a fight, he dances like a demon and to women - he smells like cookies. John Travolta stars as Michael - an angel who's definitely not a saint - sent to earth to help hardened journalists, played by William Hurt and Andie MacDowell find love again. As romantic as Ghost, as funny as While you were sleeping
The Scorpion King 2 rise of a warrior ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 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
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 178 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
Hard target by John Woo( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 177 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
12 monkeys Mercury rising ; The Jackal ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 94 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 mummy trilogy ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 69 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 mummy tomb of the dragon emperor ( visu )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 55 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 Scorpion King action-pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 38 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 (174)
Spanish (14)
Italian (3)
French (1)
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