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: 63
Highest Metascore: 88 Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut
Lowest Metascore: 21 Accidental Love
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 23
  2. Negative: 1 out of 23
23 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
71 October Sky Feb 19, 1999 Homer Hickam 8.6
88 Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut Jul 23, 2004 Donnie Darko 8.5
74 Prisoners Sep 20, 2013 Detective Loki / Detective Loki 8.4
76 Nightcrawler Oct 31, 2014 Producer / Lou / Lou Bloom / Lou Bloom / Louis Bloom 8.4
87 Brokeback Mountain Dec 9, 2005 Jack Twist 8.2
78 Zodiac Mar 2, 2007 Robert Graysmith 8.2
58 Brothers Dec 4, 2009 Tommy Cahill 8.1
41 Bubble Boy Aug 24, 2001 Jimmy Livingston 8.0
74 Source Code Apr 1, 2011 Colter Stevens 7.7
71 Donnie Darko Oct 26, 2001 Donnie Darko 7.7
68 End of Watch Sep 21, 2012 Executive Producer / Officer Taylor / Brian Taylor / Officer Taylor 7.7
50 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time May 28, 2010 Dastan 7.3
55 Rendition Oct 19, 2007 Douglas Freeman 7.2
58 Jarhead Nov 4, 2005 Anthony Swofford 7.1
59 Moonlight Mile Sep 27, 2002 Joe Nast 7.0
64 Proof Sep 16, 2005 Hal 6.9
61 Enemy Mar 14, 2014 Cast / Adam Bell/Anthony St. Claire / Adam + Anthony / Adam Bell / Anthony St. Claire / Adam Bell/Anthony St. Claire 6.9
71 The Good Girl Aug 7, 2002 Holden Worther 6.2
47 The Day After Tomorrow May 28, 2004 Sam Hall 6.1
69 Into the Woods Dec 25, 2014 Cinderella's Prince 6.1
55 Love and Other Drugs Nov 24, 2010 Jamie Randall 4.7
21 Accidental Love Mar 20, 2015 Howard Birdwell 2.0
tbd Everest Sep 25, 2015 Scott Fischer tbd
tbd Suicide Squad Aug 5, 2016 Rick Flag tbd
57 Southpaw Jul 24, 2015 Billy Hope tbd