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'Mummy' Producer

Gives Fortune to Church

Please Save My Soul!

2/27/2014 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

James Jacks
-- who produced "The Mummy" and dozens of other movies -- believed he could buy immortality ... because he gave a bloody fortune to his church "to pray for [his] immortal soul."

Jacks' handwritten will is bizarre.  In addition to giving $500K to The St. Charles Borromeo Church of Toluca Lake, he directed that his good friend give party favors to people who attended his wake.

The party favors are movies ... and lots of them.  Under the will Jacks left his entire collection to his mom, who gets to pick her favorite 300.  The rest of the movies were to be given away to friends and family at the wake.  But wait, there's more.  Anyone who took a movie on laser disc also got one of his laser disc players! ... because no one has laser disc players anymore.

And there's this.  Jacks gave his gun collection to his brother and nephew, with one string attached.  They had to take a gun safety course.

And the nicest part ... Jacks gave his longtime housekeeper $15,000. 

Jacks died January 20th after suffering a heart attack.  He was 66.


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Oh great, giving churches more money to dumb down and brainwash the youth...

207 days ago


I think he could have been more generous to the housekeeper!

207 days ago


That's because he SOLD his Soul for Fame and Fortune

207 days ago

deborah holt    

Tmz y do u allow scammers to post outrageous ads for humoungous salaries for free. How dumb is that. Dont u have enough ppl on your staff to monitor the comments and edit it out? Huh huh stupid is that???

207 days ago


Where did his millions go? 15K for a 'longtime' housekeeper is probably not more than 5 bucks per day or so. Seems like that cheap crazy azzhole got buried with his gold like a pharaoh . . . to be rich in afterlife!

207 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

Sadly, Mr. Jacks was a victim of "Man-made" doctrine.
Without question, eternal Salvation can ONLY be
found through The Truth, The Way, The Light, The Most Holy and Living Son of GOD, The Most Holy Christ King Yeshua.
"Corporate Christianity" has long placated and served
impotent Earthly-powers, while shamelessly misleading the Faithful.

Yesterday, Arizona-politician Jan Brewer betrayed
both The Citizens of Arizona and Our Founding Fathers. Once again, the Religious Liberties of Americans were desecrated by -confirmed- Godless Fascists. From John "Hari" Kerry, to the State-serving
National Fraud League, to MLB, and others, an over-reaching and Anti-Christian "Confederacy of Evil",
yet again imposed a special-interest serving agenda
upon "We, The People".
This, shall not go unanswered.

The Earth, The Seas, and The Skies, all -undeniably-
testify, The 2014 Victory for The Kingdom of God/The House of David, is HERE:
The Declaration of 2008
The Final Declaration
The 2013 Sentence
His Royal Highness Prince Michael
of The House of David

207 days ago

Mumra the Ever Living    

It's bizarre that he demands that the people who are given his gun collection have to take a gun safety course?
He left a part of his fortune to his church? No doubt they will do something idiotic like feed the poor or maybe clothe them.
He wanted people to smile at his wake and remember him fondly?
You people are stone idiots.

207 days ago


So 10 out of 16 comments were from scammers. One out 16 was complaining about that. So, five comments actually pertained to the story.

207 days ago

The world is disgusting    

LOLOLOL Religion, buy your way to heaven.

207 days ago

James R. - Los Angeles    

Ah, Hollywood. Such a secular and demoralized, Godless place/industry until Death comes knocking. Why didn't he give his money to Scientology? That cult saves souls (eye roll).

207 days ago


What I don't get is why give that much money to one church when you can save millions of starving kids with it

207 days ago


Oh yay that's my church. Happy for them cos now they can even help more homeless and hungry people, more than they already do. And hopefully Mr Jacks is in a better place.

207 days ago

News Flash     

Wasted money to pray him out of purgatory.

207 days ago

Not So Mad Hatter    

So you are shaming a dead man for leaving money to his church?

207 days ago


He's an idiot the churches don't even teach you the truth about the bible you stay there for 2 hours and leave with one scripture I read the bible and did my own research and found out that christ died for the jews ONLY, he was a black man (not white, not terroist looking) but a black man , black people getting sold on slave ships was prophesied 1, 000 yrs before it happened, and its an abomination to have blonde hair and pale skin. I will never attend another church because they are all owned by fake jews who don't want the truth to be out wo they treat you to love everyone when that can be far from the truth

207 days ago
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