Best Movies of Jake Gyllenhaal

Source Code (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 217 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $54.70M

A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.


Donnie Darko (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 216 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 88 | Earnings: $0.21M

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.


Prisoners (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 205 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $60.96M

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts.


Zodiac (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 205 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $33.05M

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.


Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 190 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $83.03M

The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.


Nightcrawler (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 187 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $32.28M

When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.


Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 181 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $390.53M

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.


Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $10.64M

A wealthy art gallery owner receives a draft of her ex-husband's new novel, and once she starts reading it she just cannot put it down.


Okja (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 161 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: null

A young girl risks everything to prevent a powerful, multinational company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating beast named Okja.


End of Watch (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 161 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $40.98M

Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.


The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 160 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $186.74M

Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City, to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.


Southpaw (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $52.42M

A champion boxer fights to get his daughter back from child protective services as well as revive his professional career, after a fatal incident sends him on a rampant path of destruction.


October Sky (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 154 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $32.48M

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.


Wildlife (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 153 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: $0.73M

A teenage boy must deal with his mother's complicated responses after his father temporarily abandons them to take a menial and dangerous job.


Life (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 153 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $30.23M

A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.


The Sisters Brothers (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $3.10M

In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers.


Stronger (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 150 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $4.21M

Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.


Enemy (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $1.01M

A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.


Jarhead (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $62.65M

A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.


Brothers (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $28.50M

A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.



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