Jake Gyllenhaal

Gender: male | Birthday: 1980-12-19 | Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA

Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is a Swedish-American actor. A member of the Gyllenhaal family and the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting as a child with a screen debut in City Slickers (1991), followed by roles in A Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998). His breakthrough performance was as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999) and he garnered an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for playing the title character in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001), in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal. He subsequently appeared in another indie film, The Good Girl (2002) and the climate fiction-disaster film The Day After Tomorrow (2004), portraying a student caught in a cataclysmic climate event.In 2005, Gyllenhaal portrayed Anthony "Swoff" Swofford in Jarhead, Gwyneth Paltrow's love interest in Proof, and Jack Twist in Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain. For his performance in Brokeback Mountain, he received critical acclaim and won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.Gyllenhaal received further recognition for roles in Zodiac (2007), Brothers (2009), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Source Code (2011), End of Watch (2012), Prisoners, Enemy (both 2013), Nightcrawler (2014), Southpaw (2015) and Nocturnal Animals (2016). For Nightcrawler, his performance was widely acclaimed and received rave reviews from critics and he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.Description above from the Wikipedia article Jake Gyllenhaal, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Movies of Jake Gyllenhaal

The Sisters Brothers
The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers   2018

Release Date: 2018-12-31

Rating: 0

Production Companies: Why Not Productions /

Director: Jean-Baptiste Pouilloux / Jacques Audiard /

Stronger
Stronger

Stronger   2017

Release Date: 2017-09-22

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies:

Director: David Gordon Green /

Stars: 
Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Tatiana Maslany  /  Clancy Brown
Okja
Okja

Okja   2017

Release Date: 2017-05-19

Rating: 7.7

Production Companies: Plan B Entertainment / Lewis Pictures /

Director: Bong Joon-ho / Giancarlo Esposito /

Stars: 
Ahn Seo-hyun   /  Tilda Swinton  /  Jake Gyllenhaal
Life
Life

Life   2017

Release Date: 2017-03-22

Rating: 6.3

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures / Skydance Productions /

Director: Josh Robertson / Daniel Espinosa /

Nocturnal Animals
Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals   2016

Release Date: 2016-11-04

Rating: 7.2

Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Artina Films /

Director: Tom Ford / Jason Blumenfeld /

Stars: 
Amy Adams  /  Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Michael Shannon
Demolition
Demolition

Demolition   2016

Release Date: 2016-04-06

Rating: 6.6

Production Companies: Sidney Kimmel Entertainment / Mr. Mudd Production /

Director: Polly Draper / Jean-Marc Vallée /

Stars: 
Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Chris Cooper  /  Naomi Watts
Everest
Everest

Everest   2015

Release Date: 2015-09-10

Rating: 6.7

Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Working Title Films /

Director: Laura Miles / Zoe Morgan /

Stars: 
Jason Clarke  /  Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Josh Brolin
Southpaw
Southpaw

Southpaw   2015

Release Date: 2015-06-15

Rating: 7.3

Production Companies: Escape Artists / Riche-Ludwig Productions /

Director: Deirdre Horgan / Antoine Fuqua /

Accidental Love
Accidental Love

Accidental Love   2015

Release Date: 2015-02-10

Rating: 3.9

Production Companies: K. JAM Media /

Director: Stephen Greene / David O. Russell /

Stars: 
Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Jessica Biel  /  James Marsden
Nightcrawler
Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler   2014

Release Date: 2014-10-23

Rating: 7.6

Production Companies: Bold Films / Sierra / Affinity /

Director: Scott Peterson / Dan Gilroy /

Stars: 
Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Rene Russo  /  Riz Ahmed
Enemy
Enemy

Enemy   2013

Release Date: 2013-12-31

Rating: 6.7

Production Companies: Rhombus Media / Roxbury Pictures /

Director: Denis Villeneuve / Mélanie Laurent /

Stars: 
Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Mélanie Laurent  /  Sarah Gadon
Prisoners
Prisoners

Prisoners   2013

Release Date: 2013-09-18

Rating: 7.9

Production Companies: Alcon Entertainment / Madhouse Entertainment /

Director: Denis Villeneuve / Gail Hunter /

Stars: 
Hugh Jackman  /  Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Paul Dano
End of Watch
End of Watch

End of Watch   2012

Release Date: 2012-09-20

Rating: 7.2

Production Companies: Emmett/Furla Films / Exclusive Media Group /

Director: David Ayer /

Source Code
Source Code

Source Code   2011

Release Date: 2011-03-30

Rating: 7.1

Production Companies: The Mark Gordon Company / Vendome Pictures /

Director: Vera Farmiga / Duncan Jones /

Love & Other Drugs
Love & Other Drugs

Love & Other Drugs   2010

Release Date: 2010-11-22

Rating: 6.6

Production Companies: Bedford Falls Productions / Dune Entertainment /

Director: Edward Zwick /

Stars: 
Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Anne Hathaway  /  Oliver Platt
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time   2010

Release Date: 2010-05-19

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures / Jerry Bruckheimer Films /

Director: Mike Newell / Beverly Winston /

Stars: 
Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Gemma Arterton  /  Ben Kingsley
Brothers
Brothers

Brothers   2009

Release Date: 2009-01-27

Rating: 6.8

Production Companies: Lionsgate / Relativity Media /

Director: Jan Rudolph / Natalie Portman /

Stars: 
Tobey Maguire  /  Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Natalie Portman
Rendition
Rendition

Rendition   2007

Release Date: 2007-09-07

Rating: 6.3

Production Companies: Anonymous Content / Level 1 Entertainment /

Director: Gavin Hood / Alan Arkin /

Zodiac
Zodiac

Zodiac   2007

Release Date: 2007-03-02

Rating: 7.3

Production Companies: Paramount Pictures / Warner Bros. /

Director: Mark Ruffalo / David Fincher /

Jarhead
Jarhead

Jarhead   2005

Release Date: 2005-11-04

Rating: 6.6

Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Neal Street Productions /

Director: Sam Mendes / John Krasinski /

Stars: 
Jamie Foxx  /  Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Scott MacDonald
Proof
Proof

Proof   2005

Release Date: 2005-09-05

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Miramax Films / Endgame Entertainment /

Director: Kim Armitage / John Madden /

Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain   2005

Release Date: 2005-09-02

Rating: 7.5

Production Companies: River Road Entertainment / Alberta Film Entertainment /

Director: Ang Lee / Karen Bédard /

Stars: 
Heath Ledger  /  Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Randy Quaid
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers   2005

Release Date: 2005-04-23

Rating: 7

Production Companies:

Director: Michael Sporn /

Stars: 
Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Michael Sporn
The Day After Tomorrow
The Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow   2004

Release Date: 2004-05-26

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Lions Gate Films / Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation /

Director: Paul Drouin / Kim Berner /

Stars: 
Dennis Quaid  /  Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Emmy Rossum
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