Jake Gyllenhaal

Biography: Acting runs in Jake's blood; he is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner. His sister Maggie is an actress (she played his sister in Donnie Darko). Jake was first really noticed in the critically acclaimed October Sky. Most recently he starred in the controversial Brokeback Mountain with Heath Ledger, a tale about two gay cowboys. His sister introduced him to her co-star, Kirsten Dunst. They dated for awhile, but broke up in July 2004. Jake is now currently dating his Rendition co-star, Reese Witherspoon.

Jake Gyllenhaal's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 64
Highest Metascore: 88 Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut
Lowest Metascore: 41 Bubble Boy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
19 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
71 Donnie Darko Oct 26, 2001 Donnie Darko 8.7
88 Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut Jul 23, 2004 Donnie Darko 8.5
71 October Sky Feb 19, 1999 Homer Hickam 8.3
87 Brokeback Mountain Dec 9, 2005 Jack Twist 8.2
74 Prisoners Sep 20, 2013 Detective Loki 8.1
41 Bubble Boy Aug 24, 2001 Jimmy Livingston 8.0
78 Zodiac Mar 2, 2007 Robert Graysmith 7.8
68 End of Watch Sep 21, 2012 Brian Taylor 7.7
74 Source Code Apr 1, 2011 Colter Stevens 7.6
50 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time May 28, 2010 Dastan 7.4
58 Brothers Dec 4, 2009 Tommy Cahill 7.3
58 Jarhead Nov 4, 2005 Anthony Swofford 7.1
55 Rendition Oct 19, 2007 Douglas Freeman 7.1
64 Proof Sep 16, 2005 Hal 7.0
59 Moonlight Mile Sep 27, 2002 Joe Nast 7.0
60 Enemy Mar 14, 2014 Adam Bell / Anthony St. Claire 6.8
71 The Good Girl Aug 7, 2002 Holden Worther 6.2
55 Love and Other Drugs Nov 24, 2010 Jamie Randall 6.2
47 The Day After Tomorrow May 28, 2004 Sam Hall 6.1