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Ejiofor, Chiwetel 1977-

Works: 151 works in 583 publications in 9 languages and 29,678 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Martial arts films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor, Author, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Chiwetel Ejiofor
Most widely held works by Chiwetel Ejiofor
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

36 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive
Children of men by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 2,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo will acquiesce. Theo is about to be tossed into a web of intrigue involving the very fate of humanity
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
Salt by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Her efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues
2012 by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

44 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle
Inside man by Clive Owen( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
Why Shakespeare? by Lawrence Bridges( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various famous and not so famous individuals state the effect that Shakespeare's works have had in their lives. A main video presentation accompanied by seventeen vignettes
Serenity by Joss Whedon( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime that will destroy anything -- or anyone -- to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But the greatest danger of all may be on their ship." -- Container
Dirty pretty things by Stephen Frears( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nigerian exile Okwe and Turkish chambermaid Senay toil at a west London hotel that is full of illegal activity. Late one night Okwe makes a shocking discovery, which creates an impossible dilemma and tests the limits of all they know
Talk to me( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of charismatic Washington D.C.-area radio personality Ralph "Petey" Green, who was renowned for his "tell it like it is" approach to politics and race
Melinda and Melinda by Wallace Shawn( Visual )

14 editions published in 2005 in English and German and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complex story of Melinda, a woman whose life is told from both a tragic and a comic perspective. Both stories involve the same woman who crashes a Manhattan dinner party, but with wildly different results
The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In futuristic Satellite City, fourteen-year-old Cosmo Hill escapes from his abusive orphanage and teams up with three other people who share his unusual ability to see supernatural creatures, and together they determine the nature and purpose of the swarming blue Parasites that are invisible to most humans
Four brothers by Paramount Pictures Corporation( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four adopted brothers come back home to avenge their mother's death at what appeared to be a random killing in a grocery store robbery. Along the way, they discover they are bound by ties thicker than blood
Kinky boots( Visual )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save the family shoe business from bankruptcy, young Charlie turns to an unlikely new creative consultant: a sassy, cross-dressing cabaret singer whose outrageous style and wild designs are a breath of fresh air in the stuffy old factory
Endgame( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working for P.W. Botha, Dr. Neil Barnard opens talks with imprisoned Nelson Mandela. But lesser known are the secret talks that take place in a rural English manor house. Both sides may win or lose all, including their own lives. Botha learns of the British talks and, with the inevitable demise of apartheid, he intends to control the endgame by using the tactics of divide and rule. Against all the odds, a precious arena of frail trust between the two warring parties is achieved
Redbelt by David Mamet( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jujitsu master becomes corrupted by the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. When a respected jujitsu master eschews a lucrative prizefighting career in favor of opening a self-defense dojo, it appears that he has chosen a peaceful path in life. The dedicated master's fate takes an unanticipated turn, however, when he is manipulated into participating in ultimate fighting championships by a group of unscrupulous actors and fight promoters. Later, as the master is being relentlessly beaten in a dirty street fight, he connects with a high-profile action star with serious marital problems. Realizing that the only way to regain his honor is to step into the ring, he reluctantly prepares for the fight of his life
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful sweeping story of two sisters caught up in the events of the Nigerian civil war, ending in chilling violence which shocked the entire world
Tsunami the aftermath( Visual )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years ago a Tsunami ravaged the coast of Tailand and hundreds of thousands lost their lives. This story follows a group of people whose lives are irrevocably transformed in the aftermath including: a young couple searching for their child; a Thai survivor who loses his family and tries to prevent developers from seizing the land his village is built on; an Englishwoman whose husband and son are missing; an ambitious reporter; a relief worker; an overwhelmed British official whose faith in the system is torn apart; and a leading Thai meteorologist, whose earlier report detailing the inevitability of a tsunami hitting the affected area was ignored
Phil Spector( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award winners Al Pacino and Helen Mirren star in this production written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright David Mamet. An exploration of the client-attorney relationship between legendary music producer Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden, who represented Spector during his first trial for murder
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Alternative Names
Chiwetel Ejiofor acteur britannique

Chiwetel Ejiofor aktor brytyjski

Chiwetel Ejiofor attore britannico

Chiwetel Ejiofor britischer Schauspieler

Chiwetel Ejiofor britisk skodespelar

Chiwetel Ejiofor britisk skuespiller

Chiwetel Ejiofor Brits acteur

Čīvetels Edžiofors

Čuetel Edžiofor

Eijofor, Chjwetel 1974-

Ejiofor, Chiwetal

Ejiofor, Chiwetal 1974-

Ejiofor, Chiwetel

Τσιούετελ Έτζιοφορ

Чиветел Эжиофор

Чиуетел Еджиофор

Чуетел Еџиофор

Эджиофор, Чиветел

צ'יווטל אגיופור

شيواتال إيجيوفور

چُوِتِل اجیوفور بازیگر بریتانیایی

ചൂവെറ്റെൽ എജിയോഫോർ

치웨텔 에지오포




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