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Jacks, James

Overview
Works: 70 works in 356 publications in 7 languages and 14,583 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  History  Horror films  Western films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author
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 )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,438 libraries worldwide
"The mummy Imhotep walks the earth once more, determined to fulfil his quest for immortality. But an even more powerful force born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egypt has also been set loose in the world. When these two forces clash, the fate of the world will hang in the balance sending the O'Connells on a desperate race to save the world from unspeakable evil"--Container
The mummy by Rob Cohen( visu )
49 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
Deep in the Egyptian desert, a handful of people searching for a long-lost treasure have just unearthed a 3,000 year-old legacy of terror
The scorpion king by Stephen Sommers( visu )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,723 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
Tombstone by Andrew G Vajna( visu )
30 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,638 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 Billy Bob Thornton( visu )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 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 Benicio del Toro( visu )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 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 )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 876 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 )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 738 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 Spanish and held by 685 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
Mallrats by Kevin Smith( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 626 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 )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 590 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 Ai fo en( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 339 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
City of angels by Bradley Silberling( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 209 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 )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2015 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
The mummy trilogy ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 131 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 115 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
Attila ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 73 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 Scorpion King action-pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 65 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 )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and French and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Trzej przyjaciele pewnego zimowego dnia znaleźli w lesie rozbity samolot, a w nim cztery i pół miliona dolarów. Po chwili wprowadzili w życie prosty plan - wezmą pieniądze i na jakiś czas się ukryją. Plan nie okazał sie prosty. Biorąc pieniądze popełnili największy błąd. Z normalnych ludzi zmieniają się w złodzieji i morderców. Najgorsze przyszło jednak gdy w mieście pojawili się ludzie szukający samolotu i pieniędzy
The mummy collector's set ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The Scorpion King: Married archaeologists attempt to save their son and the world from the evil Scorpion king
 
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Alternative Names
Jacks, Jim.
James Jacks Amerikaans filmproducent (1947-2014)
James Jacks producteur de cinéma américain
James Jacks produttore cinematografico statunitense
James Jacks US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent
Джекс, Джеймс
Languages
English (236)
Spanish (41)
French (6)
Italian (4)
German (2)
Polish (1)
Catalan (1)
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