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Jacks, James

Works: 102 works in 333 publications in 4 languages and 14,260 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Western films  Horror films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 2,439 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 scorpion king by Stephen Sommers( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English 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 )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,578 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 mummy by Boris Karloff( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1920s, adventurer Rick leads Egyptologist Evelyn and her brother Jonathan to mysterious Hamunaptra. While Johnathan is keen on finding the legendary Egyptian treasures, Evelyn wants to search for the Book of the Living, which would clarify a lot in historical knowledge about the ancient Egyptians. Unfortunately, they free Imhotep's mummy from his eternal prison. Imhotep, a former high priest to the pharoah, wants not only to use Evelyn's body to bring back his mistress Anck Su Namunut, but also to rule the world
The gift by Sam Raimi( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,143 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 William Friedkin( visu )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 980 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 )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 859 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 )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 690 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 )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 616 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 )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 586 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 )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 462 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
The Mummy by Stephen Sommers( visu )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 331 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
Michael ( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 321 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 )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
This prequel to 2002's The Scorpion King tells the heroic tale of young Mathayus (Michael Copon) and his relentless quest for justice against an evil and powerful villain, King Sargon (Ultimate Fighting champ Randy Couture). Mathayus faces many heart-stopping tribulations during his adventurous, odds-defying trajectory toward his ultimate destiny as the formidable warrior king of an ancient desert empire
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 )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
City of angels: Pragmatic heart surgeon Maggie doesn't believe in angels-- until she meets one. That angel is Seth, who can remain a spiritual being and live forever, or he can forsake his immortality on the chance that Maggie might love him
Hard target by John Woo( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 176 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 111 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 99 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
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 56 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
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Alternative Names
Jacks, Jim.
James Jacks producteur de cinéma américain
James Jacks produttore cinematografico statunitense
James Jacks US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent
Джекс, Джеймс
English (180)
Spanish (17)
Italian (3)
French (1)
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