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Jake Gyllenhaal

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The Sisters Brothers (2019 in UK)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Patrick DeWitt Director Jacques Audiard Writers/Script Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain Starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rutger Hauer, Elevator Pitch: In 1851 Oregon a gold rush is on, and the Commodore has hired a detective … Continue reading

Life (2017)

Duration 1h 44m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay, but said by many to have its origins in Alien. Director Daniel Espinosa Writers/Script Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Starring Hiroyuki Sanada, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ariyon Bakare Elevator Pitch: After soil samples from Mars have been recovered from a probe at … Continue reading

End of Watch (2012)

Elevator Pitch Two young police officers patrol the crime ridden streets of gangland Los Angeles, one of them filming their activities using a variety of video cams, hand held, attached to their uniforms and on the dashboard of their patrol car. They make inroads into the activities of the drug cartels, capturing drug mules, discovering … Continue reading

Rendition (2007)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Loosely based on the story of a man spirited away by the CIA because his name was similar to that of a man who had, apparently, been in contact with two 9/11 suspects. He was held for 5 months in a covert prison where he was … Continue reading

Source Code (2011)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Ben Ripley Additional Info The director is the son of David Bowie Director Duncan Jones Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright, Russell Peters, Scott Bakula Elevator Pitch A former helicopter pilot wakes up on a train, apparently in the … Continue reading

Prisoners (2013)

Duration 2h 33m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Aaron Guzikowski Additional Info Director of photography Roger Deakins – Oscar nominated. No 217 in the IMBd Top Movies. Director Denis Villeneuve Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Paul Dano, Melissa Leo Elevator Pitch During a Thanksgiving celebration in … Continue reading

Zodiac (2007)

Duration 2h 37m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Robert Graysmith – depicting real events. Writer/s Script James Vanderbilt Director David Fincher Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards, Robert Downey Jr, Brian Cox, John Carroll Lynch, Chloe Sevegny, Candy Clark, Dermot Mulroney Elevator Pitch In the 1970s … Continue reading

Jarhead

Released 2005 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Anthony Swofford Writer/s script William Broyles Jr Director Sam Mendes Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx, Brian Geraghty, Chris Cooper Elevator Pitch A young man goes through the hardship of marine training , and then extended selection to become … Continue reading

Nocturnal Animals

Released 2016 Rating 15 in UK Director Tom Ford Writer/s Tom Ford Starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor- Johnson, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Michael Sheen Source of story A book “Tony and Susan” by Austin Wright (died 2003) Elevator Pitch A rich LA gallery owner, whose husband is cheating on … Continue reading

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Released 2010 Rating 12A in UK Director Mike Newell Writer/s Boaz Yakin, Doug Miro Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Richard Coyle, Ronald Pickup Source of story A video game scripted by Jordan Mechner Elevator Pitch The king of Persia with his two natural sons and one adopted son invade a sacred … Continue reading

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