WorldCat Identities

Jacks, James

Overview
Works: 154 works in 595 publications in 6 languages and 18,152 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Monster films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Western films  History  Horror films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, Production personnel, fil, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James Jacks
 
Most widely held works by James Jacks
Tombstone by George P Cosmatos( Visual )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,954 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 1,732 WorldCat member 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 Returns by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman with extrasensory perception is asked to help find a young woman who has disappeared
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2021 in English and Spanish and held by 1,046 WorldCat member 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
The mummy returns by Rachel Weisz( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 991 WorldCat member 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 Jackal by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

27 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2020 in English and Spanish and held by 756 WorldCat member 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.--Summary from container
A simple plan by Sam Raimi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers and a friend find a corpse and a bag of money in a Minnesota woods. They decide to keep the money a secret from the police but this eventually results in deceit, mistrust and then murder
Dazed and confused( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The high school students in a small Texas town celebrate the end of the 1976 school year, and the incoming senior class initiates the incoming freshman students
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 523 WorldCat member 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
Down to Earth( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member 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 by Nora Ephron( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Travolta plays a hard-living, promiscuous angel living on Earth who is investigated by two tabloid journalists who eventually learn from him the true meaning of love
The mummy by Universal Pictures Company( Visual )

17 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member 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
Hard target by John Woo( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2019 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thrill of the hunt. It's the ultimate drug, and the more intense the rush, the higher the price. Banking on this equation is sadistic mercenary Emil Fouchon, who is recruiting homeless combat veterans for the "amusement of his clients"--Bored tycoons who will pay half a million dollars to stalk and kill the most challenging prey of all: man
The Mummy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member 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
The Scorpion King 2 : rise of a warrior( Visual )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member 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
 
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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 cine estauxunidense (1947–2014)

James Jacks productor de cinema estatunidenc

James Jacks produttore cinematografico statunitense

James Jacks US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Джеймс Джекс американський кінопродюсер

Джекс, Джеймс

Ջեյմս Ջեկս կինոարտադրող

ג'יימס ג'קס מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

ジェームズ・ジャックス

詹姆斯·傑克斯

Languages
English (316)

Spanish (25)

Italian (4)

German (1)

French (1)

Chinese (1)