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Hounsou, Djimon 1964-

Overview
Works: 131 works in 837 publications in 10 languages and 36,806 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  History  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Epic films  Superhero films  Science fiction 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 )

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

A powerful Roman general condemned to death after a power struggle is made a slave and put into the gladiator games to fight until he loses and dies. But he still is seeking revenge on the emperor who enslaved him and killed his family
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

92 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,695 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 )

102 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,158 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 )

41 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,912 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 )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,835 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 )

39 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,988 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 Djimon Hounsou( Visual )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,849 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 )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,736 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 Simon West( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cradle of life (2003, 117 min.): Lara Croft journeys to Greece in search of Pandora's Box
The island by Michael Bay( Visual )

35 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
King Arthur : legend of the sword by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

19 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 1,481 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
Furious 7( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,479 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 Zoltan Korda( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,340 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 )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 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 868 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 )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake is the new kid in school with a troubled past, but with the help of a mixed martial arts master, he transforms his anger into patience and discipline in the fighting arena
The Vatican tapes( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Watchable exorcism thriller."--Variety
Air( Visual )

17 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 460 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 engineers (Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou) tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind struggle to preserve their own sanity and lives while administering to their vital task at hand
Biker boyz by Reggie Rock Bythewood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 454 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 436 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 attore, ballerino e modello statunitense

Djimon Hounsou Beninese-American actor and model

Djimon Hounsou beninisch-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Djimon Hounsou pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

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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