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The Best Jake Gyllenhaal Movies

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This is a list of the best Jake Gyllenhaal movies, ranked best to worst - with movie trailers when available. Jake Gyllenhaal's first role was in the 1991 film City Slickers alongside Billy Crystal and Daniel Stern. Jake Gyllenhaal's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jake Gyllenhaal movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jake Gyllenhaal movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jake Gyllenhaal movies?," "What are the greatest Jake Gyllenhaal roles of all time?," and "How do Gyllenhaal's recent films compare with his first?" The greatest Jake Gyllenhaal performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous flicks like Donnie Darko and Zodiac. appear on this Jake Gyllenhaal filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best. If you think the best Jake Gyllenhaal role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Gyllenhaal's dark performances, you might also enjoy our list of best Robert Downey, Jr. movies and best Heath Ledger movies.


If you're a fan of Jake Gyllenhaal, then check out our lists of the best Josh Brolin and Andrew Dice Clay movies as well.


The Best Jake Gyllenhaal Movies Films
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    Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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    Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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    Anna Kendrick, Jake Gyllenhaal, America Ferrera

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, John Krasinski

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    Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Laura Dern, Chris Cooper

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    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jaimie Alexander

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    Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan

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    Gemma Arterton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley

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    Jennifer Aniston, Zooey Deschanel, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anthony Hopkins

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Isabella Rossellini, Mélanie Laurent

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal, Danielle Harris

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    Stacy Keibler, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zach Galifianakis

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jared Leto, Selma Blair

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    Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Susan Sarandon, Dustin Hoffman

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debra Winger

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    Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomie Harris

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    The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Mortimer, Catherine Keener

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    Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kirstie Alley

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