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Ejiofor, Chiwetel 1977-

Overview
Works: 125 works in 693 publications in 11 languages and 33,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Gangster films  Police 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 )

60 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,655 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. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
Children of men by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 2027. It's been eighteen years since baby Diego was born and now he is dead. As humankind faces extinction, a disillusioned Theo becomes an unlikely champion when he is asked by his former lover to escort a young pregnant woman out of the country as quickly as possible. In a race against time, Theo will risk everything to deliver the miracle the whole world has been waiting for
Salt by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,266 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
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

52 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,265 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
2012 by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

49 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,218 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 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. A battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation, confronting the very foundation of the American justice system. But for the men and women on trial, it is simply a fight for the basic right of all mankind... freedom
Inside man by Clive Owen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect bank robbery quickly spirals into an unstable and deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a criminal mastermind, the hostages, a determined detective, and a power broker with a hidden agenda. As the minutes tick by and the situation becomes increasingly tense, one wrong move could mean disaster for any one of them
The Martian by Andy Weir( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a bad storm blows across Mars Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead and left behind. Now stuck on a hostile planet he must find a way to signal to Earth and in the meantime, survive on limited supplies
Serenity by Joss Whedon( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,568 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
Why Shakespeare? by Lawrence Bridges( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,557 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
Dirty pretty things by Stephen Frears( Visual )

70 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,283 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 )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 994 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 Woody Allen( Visual )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 844 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
Four Brothers by Paramount (Calif.)( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 811 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. However, the boy's investigation of the death reveals more nefarious activities involving the one brother's business dealings with a notorious local gangster. Two local cops, who are trying to solve the case, may also not be what they seem
Kinky boots( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 791 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
The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction. Den 14-årige Cosmo Hill får ved et usandsynligt held mulighed for at flygte fra Clarissa Frayne-Instituttet for Forældreløse Drenge, men dermed er han langt fra i sikkerhed
Endgame( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 713 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 )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 703 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
Z for Zachariah( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young people find themselves caught up in a love triangle after a disaster has wiped out most of civilization
El secreto de sus ojos by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tight knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered
 
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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 1974-

Ejiofor, Chiwetel

Ejiofor, Chiwetel 1977-...

Τσιούετελ Έτζιοφορ

Чиветел Эджиофор британский актёр, режиссёр и сценарист

Чиветел Эжиофор

Чиуетел Еджиофор

Чуетел Еџиофор

Эджиофор, Чиветел

צ'יווטל אגיופור

شيواتال إيجيوفور

چُوِتِل اجیوفور بازیگر بریتانیایی

ചൂവെറ്റെൽ എജിയോഫോർ

치웨텔 에지오포

キウェテル・イジョフォー

切瓦特·埃加福特

楚伊特艾治奧福

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