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1/19/2013 6:48am EST
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David Ayer's "End of Watch" stars Michael Peña and Jake Gyllenhaal as a pair of L.A. cops and close friends who work to keep the streets safe. Shot in a found-footage style, the movie follows the duo as they make enemies with a major drug cartel and attempt to lead happy personal lives.

Gyllenhal plays Brian Taylor, an ex Marine who comes from a wealthy family in Iowa. He wants to be a lawyer and attends college at night, where he studies film as well as law. Taylor loves to take risks. His sensitive side only comes out when he talks about or spends time with his girlfriend, Janet (Anna Ke...

'End Of Watch' & 'House At The End Of The Street' Tie At Weekend Box Office

9/24/2012 10:16am EDT
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It isn't often that movies tie at the weekend box office, but that's just what happened with Jake Gyllenhaal's new Los Angeles police drama "End Of Watch" and creepy thriller "House At The End Of The Street." Both films generated $13 million.

"End of Watch" stars Michael Peña and Gyllenhaal as a pair of L.A. cops and close friends who work to keep the streets safe. Shot in a found-footage style, the movie follows the duo as they make enemies with a major drug cartel and attempt to lead happy personal lives.

"House at the end of the Street" centers on a teenager (Jennifer Lawrence) and ...

Weekend Movie Preview: ‘Dredd 3D,’ ‘End of Watch,’ ‘Trouble with the Curve’ & More

9/21/2012 12:00pm EDT
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The perils of law enforcement is a major theme at the box office this week with the release of “Dredd 3D” and “End of Watch.” Although they are two very different types of movies about cops, both are immensely enjoyable in their own ways. That’s why they’re my picks for this week. Also arriving in theaters are “Trouble with the Curve,” “House at the End of the Street,” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.”

MY PICK: “Dredd 3D” and “End of Watch”


Much of America in the future has become a wasteland. Stretching from Boston to Washington DC is Mega City One, a sprawling vio...

Jake Gyllenhaal Witnessed A Drug-Related Murder While Filming 'End Of Watch'

9/18/2012 6:18pm EDT
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Jake Gyllenhaal was left scarred by his first midnight ride-along with Los Angeles police officers as he prepared to play a cop in new film End Of Watch - a man was murdered in front of him.

The Jarhead star spent months patrolling the mean streets at night before filming on the gritty new movie began, and he admits the experience gave him a real taste of what police in Los Angeles have to put up with.

And his very first night on the beat was one that really tested his nerve.

He tells WENN, "The very first ride-along that I went on someone was murdered in front of me. It was a gang shoot...

'End Of Watch' L.A. Premiere Pics: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anna Kendrick, 50 Cent & More!

9/18/2012 11:00am EDT
Anna Kendrick
The "End Of Watch" premiere in Los Angeles on Monday was a star-studded event. Anna Kendrick looked lovely in a black and cream-colored gown, while Jake Gyllenhaal opted for a blue suit sans tie.

America Ferrera wore a bright turquoise gown, while Jennie Garth sizzled in a little black leather dress. Professional dancer Karina Smirnoff popped in a bright blue frock, and "True Blood" star Joe Manganiello was handsome in a black suit.

The film centers on two young police officers (Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena) who are targeted by a drug cartel after confiscating a small cache of money and fi...

Jake Gyllenhaal Got The Crap Beat Out Of Him While Prepping For 'End Of Watch'

9/14/2012 3:09pm EDT
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While getting ready to film "End Of Watch," Jake Gyllenhaal received a daily beating from teenagers at a martial arts school.

Michael Pena co-stars in the film about the long-term friendship and partnership between two police officers. The two of them spent five months working the streets of Los Angeles with police partners and the sheriff's department. They worked a 12-hour night shift three times a week to get into character as crack cops.

Gyllenhaal also spent months getting into shape, but he met his match at a Kenpo karate school in Los Angeles.

He explained to WENN, "Five days a we...

Bald Matt Damon Is Jealous Of 'Beautiful Round Head' Jake Gyllenhaal

9/9/2011 12:00pm EDT
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Matt Damon is jealous of pal Jake Gyllenhaal's shaved head because he's adamant baldness suits his fellow actor.

Damon sheared his locks for upcoming sci-fi thriller "Elysium," while his friend Gyllenhaal is also sporting less hair for his film "End of Watch."

But Damon has revealed he hates his new image being compared to Gyllenhaal's appearance.

He tells, "Wow, I try not to envy, but I have to say Jake's got a damn good-looking head. He sure does have a beautiful round head.

"Normally you say, 'That's a beautiful head of hair, but that's a beautiful head he's got.' Gyllenha...