Jake Gyllenhaal: 10 Greatest movies of all time

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 11: Jake Gyllenhaal attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 11: Jake Gyllenhaal attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 9th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) /
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#6 Enemy

Release Date: The film premiered on February 6, 2014.

Box Office: Possibly one of the most criminally undervalued films in his filmography, Enemy only managed to score $3.3 million worldwide, and only had an opening of $16,161.

Reception: Another success for Jake Gyllenhaal, the film earned a 74% Fresh score at Rotten Tomatoes and a 63% audience score. According to critics, the combination of Gyllenhaal and director Denis Villeneuve allowed this twisted thriller to succeed.

The Role: While watching a movie, dull history professor Adam Bell (Gyllenhaal) sees an actor who looks exactly like him. Quickly, Bell becomes obsessed with finding the man whose name is Anthony Claire (also Gyllenhaal), who is an actor in Toronto. After a strange meeting takes place between the two, it turns out that they are exactly the same, from a scar to their facial hair, and things begin to take a dark turn.

The Verdict: Jake Gyllenhaal plays two characters that are essentially the same person, what more can you want? Enemy is also a good opportunity to see the earlier work of Denis Villeneuve after seeing Blade Runner: 2049.