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List Rules Vote for your favorite Jake Gyllenhaal character or performance, which doesn't have to be their best movie.

Jake Gyllenhaal characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Jake Gyllenhaal are at the top of the list. The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, like Jack Twist and Donnie Darko. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Jake Gyllenhaal character?" or "What are the top Jake Gyllenhaal performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Jake Gyllenhaal performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Jake Gyllenhaal roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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Detective Loki Prisoners

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Donnie Darko Donnie Darko

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Lou Bloom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jake Gyllenhaal Characters of All Time
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Jack Twist Brokeback Mountain

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Billy Hope is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jake Gyllenhaal Characters of All Time
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Brian Taylor End of Watch

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58 14
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52 13
Colter Stevens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jake Gyllenhaal Characters of All Time
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Jamie Reidy Love & Other Drugs

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Anthony St. Claire Enemy

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Sam Hall The Day After Tomorrow

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Tommy Cahill Brothers

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Adam Bell Enemy

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Jimmy Livingston Bubble Boy

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Homer Hickam October Sky

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Dastan Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

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22 10
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Douglas Freeman Rendition

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Holden Worther The Good Girl

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Pilot Kelson Highway

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Jordan Lovely & Amazing

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Danny Robbins City Slickers

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16 12
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Joe Nast Moonlight Mile

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Edward A Dangerous Woman