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Jacks, James

Overview
Works: 148 works in 559 publications in 6 languages and 17,976 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Western films  Horror films  History  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, Production personnel, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James Jacks
 
Most widely held works by James Jacks
Tombstone by George P Cosmatos( Visual )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After success cleaning up Dodge City, Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone, Arizona, and wishes to get rich in obscurity. He meets his brothers there, as well as his old friend Doc Holliday. A band of outlaws that call themselves The Cowboys are causing problems in the region with various acts of random violence, and inevitably come into confrontation with Holliday and the Earps, which leads to a shoot-out at the OK Corral
The Scorpion King by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in English and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mighty Memnon rules over nearly all the known world, who defeats his enemies in battle with the help of a beautiful sorceress. "Free tribes" form a fragile alliance to fight Memnon, and hire a trio of assassins to kill the sorceress and thus remove Memnon's advantage. The assassins are betrayed by the son of one of the tribal leaders, and Mathayus finds himself unable to kill Cassandra. Mathayus abducts the sorceress, who explains that Memnon was holding her against her will. Mathayus then uses his newfound sense of justice to convince the surviving tribal leaders to join forces again to defeat Memnon
The Mummy Returns by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This supernatural sequel finds Rick O'Connell and his now-wife Evelyn trying to protect their son from various nasty undead creatures including the half-arachnid, half-man Scorpion King
The mummy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920s, adventurer Rick leads Egyptologist Evelyn and her brother Jonathan to mysterious Hamunaptra. While Johnathan is keen on finding the legendary Egyptian treasures, Evelyn wants to search for the Book of the Living, which would clarify a lot in historical knowledge about the ancient Egyptians. Unfortunately, they free Imhotep's mummy from his eternal prison. Imhotep, a former high priest to the pharoah, wants not only to use Evelyn's body to bring back his mistress Anck Su Namunut, but also to rule the world
The gift by Sam Raimi( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman with extrasensory perception is asked to help find a young woman who has disappeared
Dazed and confused by Led Zeppelin (Musical group)( Visual )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming of age story of high school students in the '70s. Eight seniors facing life after high school have one last party
The hunted by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aaron Hallam is one of the U.S. military's most skilled hand-to-hand combat operatives. Plagued by traumatic flashbacks of death and destruction, he regresses into a feral, survivalist state in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. There, he deliberately and elaborately hunts and kills poachers who happen to cross his path. When the FBI investigates the murders, they call in the man who taught Hallam everything he knows: retiree L.T. Bonham. As the instructor pursues his unhinged former pupil, Bonham begins to learn about key events in Hallam's life that pushed him over the edge
The mummy returns by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's now 1933, 10 years after Rick and Evie met. They're married, settled in London and are raising their 8 year old son, Alex. Imhotep's corpse has been brought to the British Museum, and resurrected; the mummy walks the earth again, determined to become immortal. Another force born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egyptian mysticism, even more powerful than Imhotep, has also been set loose in the world. When these two forces clash, the world will hang in the balance, sending the O'Connells on a desperate race to save the world, and rescue their son
The Jackal by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

27 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless assassin, know only as the Jackal, is out to eliminate someone very high up in the U.S. government. In order to track down this coldblooded killer and prevent the hit, the FBI's Deputy Director and a Russian intelligence officer must enlist the aid of an imprisoned Irish terrorist. These unlikely allies enter a global race against the clock to stop the mysterious mercenary before he can complete his deadly assignment
Mallrats by Shannen Doherty( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When T.S. is dumped by his girlfriend, he retreats to the mall with his comic book-loving best friend Brodie, whose girlfriend has also left him. Between brooding and visits to the food court, the unmotivated suburban New Jersey teenagers decide to win their girlfriends back with the help of Silent Bob and Jay, the ultimate delinquents, as they scheme to disrupt T.S.'s girlfriend's father's dating game TV show that is going to be broadcast from the local mall
The Scorpion King : rise of a warrior( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prequel to The Mummy series of films, and follows the story of Mathayus the Scorpion King, the character featured in The Mummy Returns. When a young Mathayus witnesses his father's death at the hands of the king, his quest for vengeance transforms him into the most feared warrior of the ancient world
A simple plan by Bill Paxton( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers and a friend find a corpse and a bag of money in a Minnesota woods. They decide to keep the money a secret from the police but this eventually results in deceit, mistrust and then murder
Dazed and confused( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America, 1976. The last day of school. Bongs blaze, bell-bottoms ring, and rock and roll rocks. Eavesdrop on a group of seniors-to-be and incoming freshman
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920s, adventurer Rick leads Egyptologist Evelyn and her brother Jonathan to mysterious Hamunaptra. While Jonathan is keen on finding legendary Egyptian treasures, Evelyn wants to search for the Book of the Living, which would clarify a lot in historical knowledge about the ancient Egyptians. Unfortunately, they free Imhotep's mummy from his eternal prison. Imhotep, a former high priest to the pharoh, wants not only to use Evelyn's body to bring back his mistress Anck Su Namunut, but also to rule the world
Down to Earth( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Lance Barton, a struggling black comedian, wants on Earth is landing a spot at the final Amateur Night Contest at the famed Apollo Theatre. Before he can get there he dies before his time on Earth is up. Since returning to Earth in his own body is impossible, Lance gets a second chance at life - as a wealthy, callous, old white mogul
Michael by Nora Ephron( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant new comedy from the director of Sleepless in Seattle. He drinks, he smokes, he loves a fight, he dances like a demon and to women - he smells like cookies. John Travolta stars as Michael - an angel who's definitely not a saint - sent to earth to help hardened journalists, played by William Hurt and Andie MacDowell find love again. As romantic as Ghost, as funny as While you were sleeping
The mummy by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

16 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex O'Connell sets out to help combat the resurrected a Han Emperor. When Alex is tricked into awakening the ruler from eternal slumber, the reckless young archaeologist must seek the help of the only people who know more than he does about taking down the undead: his parents. This time, the O'Connells must stop a mummy that has awoken from a 2,000-year-old curse who threatens to plunge the world into his merciless, unending service. As the monarch roars back to life, the O'Connell's find his quest for world domination has only intensified over the millennia
Hard target by John Woo( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2019 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sadistic mercenary named Emil Fouchon recruits homeless combat veterans so that his clients, bored tycoons, can stalk and kill the most challenging prey of all: man. When Natasha Binder comes to New Orleans to find her missing father, she meets Chance Boudreaux, a martial arts expert and combat veteran, and the one man Fouchon cannot seem to beat
The Mummy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As punishment for killing Pharaoh Seti and sleeping with his mistress, Egyptian priest Imhotep was mummified alive and cursed. But in 1923 he is inadvertently resurrected by treasure hunters and must be stopped before he can wreak his final vengeance on the world
City of angels by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael: Two reporters from a Chicago-based tabloid, along with an "angel expert," are asked to travel to rural Iowa to investigate a claim from an old woman that she shares her motel with a real, live angel named Michael
 
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Alternative Names
Jacks, Jim.

James Jacks Amerikaans filmproducent (1947-2014)

James Jacks producteur de cinéma américain

James Jacks productor de cine estadounidense

James Jacks productor de cine estauxunidense (1947–2014)

James Jacks productor de cinema estatunidenc

James Jacks produttore cinematografico statunitense

James Jacks US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Джеймс Джекс американський кінопродюсер

Джекс, Джеймс

ג'יימס ג'קס מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

ジェームズ・ジャックス

詹姆斯·傑克斯

Languages
English (295)

Spanish (24)

Italian (4)

German (1)

French (1)

Chinese (1)