Jake Gyllenhaal’s thriller is # 1 on Netflix
Jake Gyllenhaal is back in top Netflix movies thanks to the guilty, his latest film. the guilty reunites it with left-handed director Antoine Fuqua and was written by Real detective creator Nic Pizzolatto. The crime thriller features a star cast supporting Gyllenhaal, including Riley Keough, Ethan Hawke, Paul Dano and Peter Sarsgaard.
the guilty debuted on Netflix on Friday after a limited theatrical release. It finished its first weekend on the streaming platform at # 1 in the US Best Movies ranking. Overall, he came in at number two, behind international success Squid game and just before Housemaid, an original Netflix miniseries starring mother-daughter duo Andie MacDowell and Margaret Qualley.
In the new film, Gyllenhaal plays Joe Baylor, a troubled Los Angeles Police Department officer who works nights at a 911 call center. The film received overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics, but many did. noted that he was not really holding the candle to the original. It is a remake of the 2018 Danish film of the same name, starring Jakob Cedergren as a Copenhagen police officer tasked with responding to emergency calls after he shoots a 19-year-old. Fans of the Gyllenhaal movie can easily check out the original as it airs on Hulu. Danish Guilty was directed by Gustav Möller and written by Möller and Emil Nygaard Albertsen.
This isn’t the first time Gyllenhaal has made a film for Netflix. He also gives a crazy performance as zoologist Johnny Wilcox in Bong Joon-Ho’s. Okja, a satire on the meat industry released in 2017. In 2019, Gyllenhaal starred in Velvet scroll saw, which was written and directed by its Nightcrawler director Dan Gilroy. In Velvet scroll saw, Gyllenhaal played the role of art critic Morf Vanderwalt. He also made a bizarre appearance as Mr. Music in John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch (2019). Zodiac (2007), which presents one of Gyllenhaal’s best performances, and that of Tom Ford Nocturnal animals (2016) also stream on Netflix.
Gyllenhaal, 40, is Oscar nominated for his performance in brokeback mountain. His next film is Ambulance, directed by Michael Bay and based on another Danish film. Ambulance is about a working-class man who joins a criminal friend in a bank robbery so he can pay for his wife’s operation. Universal plans to release the film on February 18, 2022.