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Hounsou, Djimon 1964-

Overview
Works: 137 works in 786 publications in 10 languages and 36,305 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  War films  Crime films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Djimon Hounsou
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

90 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

88 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Blood Diamond by Edward Zwick( Visual )

92 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Archer is an ex-mercenary turned smuggler. Solomon Vandy is a local Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join together for two dangerous missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son. The son was conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside
Eragon by Stefen Fangmeier( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,839 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, but the last surviving egg of the dragon race. Eragon is now the Dragon Rider, the boy who will be a savior to the repressed peoples of the Kingdom. 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 )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,797 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
The legend of Tarzan by David Yates( Visual )

34 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Captain Leon Rom. But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash
In America by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

41 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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's 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
The Tempest( Visual )

34 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy... Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge."--Container
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Lindy Hemming( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lara Croft is back in action and faces her most perilous mission: to recover what ancient civilization believed to be the essence of all evil, Pandora's box. She must travel the globe, from Greece to Hong Kong to Kenya and beyond to get to the box before it's found by a maniacal scientist whose plan is to use it for mass annihilation. For the adventure Lara's recruits her ex-partner - Terry Sheridan a dangerous mercenary who has previously betrayed Lara and their country. She knows he's the best for the mission, but can she trust him again?
The island by Michael Bay( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
Furious 7 by James Wan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,473 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 )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,346 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 )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,237 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
King Arthur : legend of the sword( Visual )

13 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. Once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy, whether he likes it or not
Baggage claim by David E Talbert( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Flight attendant Montana Moore ... is smart, sexy and sick of being single. She's determined to get engaged before her younger sister's wedding, leaving just 30 days to make her connection. Fortunately, her co-worker crew has cooked up a high-flying scheme for Montana to "accidentally" bump into all her ex-boyfriends"--Container
Never back down by Jeff Wadlow( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake, the new kid in school is befriended by a beautiful girl. Her fight-club boyfriend gives Jake a bloody welcome. Jake turns to a mix martial arts master to learn how to fight and when to walk away
The Vatican tapes( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...Watchable exorcism thriller."--Variety
Biker boyz by Reggie Rock Bythewood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 459 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
Air by Christian Cantamessa( Visual )

18 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent. Virtually all of humanity has disappeared, and those chosen to reestablish society reside in a controlled state of suspended animation. Two maintenance engineers tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind struggle to preserve their own sanity and lives while administering to the vital task at hand
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
 
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Alternative Names
Djimon 1964-

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-

Ντζιμόν Χουνσού

Джимон Гонсу

Джимон Хонсу американский актёр и модель бенинского происхождения

Џимон Хансу

Ջիմոն Հոնսու

דג'ימון הונסו

דג'ימון הונסו שחקן אמריקאי

جایمن هانسو بازیگر آمریکایی

دجيمون هونسو

დჯიმონ ჰოუნსოუ

디몬 하운수

ジャイモン・フンスー

杰曼·翰苏

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