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: 61
Highest Metascore: 88 Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut
Lowest Metascore: 20 Accidental Love
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 27
  2. Negative: 1 out of 27
27 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
58 Brothers Dec 4, 2009 Tommy Cahill 8.7
74 Prisoners Sep 20, 2013 Detective Loki / Detective Loki 8.7
76 Nightcrawler Oct 31, 2014 Producer / Lou / Lou Bloom / Lou Bloom / Louis Bloom 8.6
78 Zodiac Mar 2, 2007 Robert Graysmith 8.5
71 October Sky Feb 19, 1999 Homer Hickam 8.5
88 Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut Jul 23, 2004 Donnie Darko 8.5
87 Brokeback Mountain Dec 9, 2005 Jack Twist / Jack Twist 8.3
57 Southpaw Jul 24, 2015 Billy Hope / Billy Hope 7.9
67 Nocturnal Animals Nov 18, 2016 Tony Hastings / Tony Hastings/Edward Sheffield / Tony Hastings/Edward Sheffield 7.8
41 Bubble Boy Aug 24, 2001 Jimmy Livingston 7.7
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
61 Enemy Mar 14, 2014 Cast / Adam Bell/Anthony St. Claire / Adam + Anthony / Adam Bell / Anthony St. Claire / Adam Bell/Anthony St. Claire 7.4
49 Demolition Apr 8, 2016 Davis Mitchell / Davis / Davis Mitchell 7.3
50 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time May 28, 2010 Dastan 7.2
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
64 Everest Sep 18, 2015 Scott Fischer 7.0
56 Life Mar 24, 2017 Cast / David Jordan / John McKay / David Jordan 6.4
40 Suicide Squad Aug 5, 2016 Rick Flag 6.3
71 The Good Girl Aug 7, 2002 Holden Worther 6.2
47 The Day After Tomorrow May 28, 2004 Sam Hall 6.2
55 Love and Other Drugs Nov 24, 2010 Jamie Randall 3.3
20 Accidental Love Mar 20, 2015 Howard Birdwell 2.4
tbd Okja Jun 28, 2017 Cast / Dr. Johnny Wilcox tbd
tbd Stronger Sep 22, 2017 Producer / Jeff Bauman tbd