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Jake Gyllenhaal

  • Demolition (2016)

    Gyllenhaal begins demolition on his former life Review by Robert Denerstein: Gyllenhaal's quirky, numb character isn't believable

  • Southpaw (2015)

    Gyllenhaal gives McAdams his Southpaw Review by Robert Denerstein: Offers a hard punch, but no knockout

  • Nightcrawler (2014)

    Gyllenhaal Crawls the Night Review by Matt Anderson: Where's the hook, Nightcrawler?

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Gyllenhaal is creepy in his best screen performance yet

  • Enemy (2014)

    Gyllenhaal is his own worst Enemy Review by Robert Denerstein: An eerie doppelganger drama

  • End of Watch (2012)

    Gyllenhaal gets going at the End of Watch Review by Robert Denerstein: A gut-wrenching LAPD drama

  • Source Code (2011)

    Gyllenhaal seeks the Source Code Review by Marty Mapes: A lightweight action thriller with a twist in time

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Moon director stays in sci-fi, keeps you in suspense

  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Sure, it's based on a video game, but it works within its own goofy rules.

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time proved to be one of summer 2010's more enjoyable romps.

  • Brothers (2009)

    Maguire and Gyllenhaal act like Brothers Review by Robert Denerstein: Afghanistan should feel timely, but Brothers is haunted by yesterday

  • Zodiac (2007)

    Downey calls out the Zodiac killer Review by Matt Anderson: Not until the final hour does that good old-fashioned Hitchcockian paranoia starts to creep in

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: The set's documentaries enhance the experience

  • Brokeback Mountain (2005)

  • Jarhead (2005)

    Jarhead is an empty vessel Review by Marty Mapes: I came. I saw. I didn't do anything. I went back home.

  • The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

    The Day After Tomorrow lady liberty sinks Review by Marty Mapes

  • Moonlight Mile (2002)

    Hoffman, Sarandon and Gyllenhaal run the Moonlight Mile Review by Marty Mapes: Three very good performances lend the necessary weight to an imperfect script

  • The Good Girl (2002)

    Jennifer Aniston's not a very Good Girl Review by Heather Wadowski: Whatever the reason, it's very hard to care about the Jennifer Aniston's character

  • Spider-Man: Far from Home

    Spider-Man: Far from Home Review by Matt Anderson: Given the pure likability of this cast, what lies ahead will be a lot of fun.