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Oyelowo, David

Works: 249 works in 890 publications in 6 languages and 36,682 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Crime films  Science fiction films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Oyelowo
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

79 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 3,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
Jack Reacher by Christopher McQuarrie( Visual )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unspeakable crime is committed, all evidence points to the suspect in custody who offers up a single note in defense. The law has its limits, but Reacher does not when his fight for the truth pits him against an unexpected enemy with a skill for violence and a secret to keep
The Butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Rise of the planet of the apes by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During experiments to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, a genetically-enhanced chimpanzee uses its greater intelligence to lead other apes to freedom
A wrinkle in time by Reese Witherspoon( Visual )

13 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he has been missing for several years and the entire town thinks her father has abandoned her family, Meg steadfastly believes the best and protects her younger brother, Charles Wallace, from the brunt of the rumors and taunting. It is he, however, who convinces her to join him, the school sports star Calvin, and three unusual women on an interplanetary voyage to rescue their father from a vast evil
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Garrigan has just graduated from medical school in his native Scotland. Seeking a change, he travels to 1970's era Uganda with the vague but well-intentioned notion of providing aid to the impoverished locals. After aiding newly-appointed dictator Idi Amin in a car collision, Amin asks Nick to serve as his personal physician
Red Tails( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky, even as they battle discrimination on the ground. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history
Queen of Katwe by Mira Nair( Visual )

21 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion
A united kingdom by Amma Asante( Visual )

36 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history
A most violent year by J. C Chandor( Visual )

41 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an immigrant and his family trying to live the American Dream in the 1980s and expand their business amidst rampant violence, urban decay, and corrupt city officials during one of the most dangerous years in the city's history
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede
The mission song by John Le Carré( Recording )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being abandoned by both his Irish father and Congolese mother, Bruno Salvador's life is guided by a British Intelligence officer. He becomes an interpreter and stumbles upon a nasty plot and ends up courting danger from London to Congo to an island off Denmark
A raisin in the sun by Kenny Leon( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago comes into a sudden financial windfall, the potential uses of which divides them bitterly
The paperboy by Lee Daniels( Visual )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story. With the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff
Gringo by Nash Edgerton( Visual )

32 editions published in 2018 in English and German and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Soyinka finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation
Small island by Andrea Levy( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the lives of two couples, one Jamaican and the other English, whose worlds intertwine in post-World War II Britain, at a turning point in the long relationship between the two countries. It is a story of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers
Captive by Ryan Reynolds( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Brian Nichols, on the run as the subject of a city-wide manhunt and desperate to make contact with his newborn son, takes recovering meth addict Ashley Smith hostage in her own apartment, she turns for guidance to Rick Warren's bestselling inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life. While reading aloud, Ashley and her would-be killer each face crossroads where despair and death intersect hope
Les misérables( Visual )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest, this is the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict unable to escape his past life. His future is threatened by his nemesis, the chilling prison guard Javert, who is determined to bring him to justice. As revolution ignites on the streets of Paris, Jean Valjean begins an epic journey towards self-acceptance, redemption, and love
Star Wars rebels( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ashes of the Old Republic, an unlikely band of heroes emerges to renew the fight for freedom. Five years before the events of Star Wars IV: A New Hope, the reigning evil Empire continues to tighten its grip of power and fear throughout the cosmos
The Cloverfield paradox( Visual )

11 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although astronauts routinely perform science experiments on spacecraft, we rarely have seen just how catastrophic they can be-until now. When a particle accelerator goes awry, suddenly the entire crew of a spacecraft must fight to stay alive. Relying upon all of their considerable skills and talents, they will need to improvise in ways they have never even imagined before. With each passing second making their prospects of a potential escape more tenuous, this crew must draw upon every resource to make a go of it."--
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David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo acteur britannique

David Oyelowo actor britànic

David Oyelowo actor británico

David Oyelowo attore britannico

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David Oyelowo britischer Schauspieler

David Oyelowo British actor

David Oyelowo britisk skodespelar

David Oyelowo britisk skuespiller

David Oyelowo Brits acteur

David Oyelowo britský herec

David Oyelowo brittisk skådespelare

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo

Oyelowo David Oyetokunbo

Ντέιβιντ Ογιελόβο

Девід Оєлово

Дејвид Ојелоуо

Ойелоуо, Дэвид

Դեվիդ Օյելոու

דיוויד אוילאו

דייוויד אוילאו שחקן בריטי

ديفيد أويلو

ديفيد أويلو ممثل بريطاني

دیوید اویلو بازیگر بریتانیایی

دیوید اویلوو

데이비드 오옐러워 영국의 배우



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