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Hounsou, Djimon 1964-

Works: 90 works in 601 publications in 10 languages and 32,115 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Historical films  War films  Epic films  Superhero films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Djimon Hounsou
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

84 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

88 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,709 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
Blood Diamond by Edward Zwick( Visual )

82 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler (Leonardo DiCaprio). A Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou). Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside. Directed by Edward Zwick (Glory, The Last Samurai), this urgent, intensely moving adventure shapes gripping human stories and heart-pounding action into a modern epic of profound impact
Eragon by Stefen Fangmeier( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eragon is an orphaned farm boy whose destiny is sealed forever when a mystic stone chooses him for its keeper. This is no ordinary stone, this is the last surviving egg of the dragon race. Eragon is now the new Dragon Rider, the boy who will be a savior to the repressed peoples of the Kingdom. The Kingdom is ruled by the wicked King Galbatorix and his evil wizard Durza. Eragon, together with his mentor, Brom, the gracious dragon Saphira and the beautiful Princess Arya learn more about themselves, their responsibilities and their destinies
Guardians of the Galaxy by James Gunn( Visual )

16 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand-with the galaxy's fate in the balance
In America by Paddy Considine( Visual )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told by 11-year-old Christy, a child wise beyond her years. An Irish couple bring their two young daughters to America in search of a better life. Christy and her sister, Ariel find New York's Hell Kitchen a place of magic where anything is possible. To their parents, it represents a place to begin anew. Carried by the girls' youthful hope and faith, the family finds the heart to live and love again
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Jan de Bont( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple in Greece, sunken underwater, that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box. A Chinese crime syndicate leader steals it. He's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon
Furious 7( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogue assassin Deckard Shaw is out for revenge against Dominic Toretto and his crew, following the death of his brother in "Fast & Furious 6." Before Shaw can do that, Dom plans to take him out first with help from Brian, Ronan, Tej, and Letty
The four feathers by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an admired soldier leaves his regiment in disgrace, he sets out on a sweeping adventure to regain his honor, recapture his love and save the life of his best friend
Push by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick is a 'mover' - someone who can move things with his mind. He meets up with Cassie who is a 'watcher' - someone who can predict the future. She is trying to rescue her mother from the government. As they try to piece things together, Kira enters their lives. Kira is a 'pusher' - someone who can influence the thoughts of others. She has had a relationship with Nick and is the only person to survive a powerful 'enhancement' drug that was administered to her by the sinister Company. Now, the Company is after her, and Nick and Cassie will need to help her if they want to survive
Baggage claim by David E Talbert( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to get engaged before her youngest sister's wedding, flight attendant Montana Moore finds herself with only 30 days to find Mr. Right. Using her airline connections to 'accidentally' meet up with eligible ex-boyfriends and scour for potential candidates, she racks up more than 30,000 miles and countless comedic encounters, all the while searching for the perfect guy
Never back down by Sean Faris( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At his new high school Jake Tyler, a rebellious teen, is lured into an ultimate underground fighting club in a Backyard Fight. Jake finds a mentor at the club, a mixed martial arts veteran. When Jake begins to receive threats regarding the safety of his friends and family he seeks help from the veteran fighter in order to train his mind and body for one final no-holds-barred elimination fight with his unrelenting personal nemesis and local martial arts champion Ryan McCarthy
Biker boyz by Reggie Rock Bythewood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Smoke" Galloway is the leader of the Black Knights, an underground motorcycle club. Smoke, like most of his fellow Knights, is a successful white collar worker who can afford fancy leathers and top quality bikes who is willing take on anyone in a drag race, legal or no. Kid is a gifted young rider whose father was once Smoke's mechanic, who sets out to become the best biker he can in order to carry on his father's name and reputation
The middle passage by John C Gaston( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an African slave who was sold into slavery by the King of Dahomey, shackled and transported on a journey shared with some six hundred others. A journey barely half would survive
The Vatican tapes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela Holmes is an ordinary 27-year- old until she begins to have a devastating effect on anyone close, causing serious injury and death. Holmes is examined and possession is suspected, but when the Vatican is called upon to exorcise the demon, the possession proves to be an ancient satanic force more powerful than ever imagined
Air( Visual )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, breathable air does not exist. Almost all of humanity has vanished, and those chosen to restore society live in a contained state of suspended animation. Two engineers taxed with guarding the last hope for mankind attempt to sustain their own sanity and lives while conducting their vital task
Elephant white( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mercenary in Thailand meets a 14-year-old girl who changes his life forever
Seventh son by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers. Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish a dark queen and the army of supernatural assassins she has dispatched against their kingdom"--Container
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Alternative Names
Djimon 1964-

Djimon Hounsou acteur béninois

Djimon Hounsou actor, bailarín y modelo beninés

Djimon Hounsou aktor afrykański

Djimon Hounsou Amerikaans acteur

Djimon Hounsou amerikansk skådespelare

Djimon Hounsou amerikansk skodespelar

Djimon Hounsou amerikansk skuespiller

Djimon Hounsou attore, ballerino e modello beninese

Djimon Hounsou Beninese-American actor and model

Djimon Hounsou beninisch-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Džimon Hansu

Hounsou, Djimon

Hounsou, Djimon Gaston 1964-

Housoun, Djimon 1964-

Джимон Хонсу

Джимон Хонсу американский актёр и модель бенинского происхождения

Хонсу, Джимон

Џимон Хансу

Ջիմոն Հոնսու

דג'ימון הונסו

جایمن هانسو بازیگر آمریکایی

دجيمون هونسو

디몬 하운수



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