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Ejiofor, Chiwetel 1977-

Overview
Works: 163 works in 787 publications in 9 languages and 36,978 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Police films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor, Author, Other, Singer
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 )

52 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,722 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
The Martian by Ridley Scott( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lors d'une expédition sur Mars, l'astronaute Mark Watney est laissé pour mort par ses coéquipiers après une violente tempête. Mais Mark a survécu et il est désormais seul, sans moyen de repartir, sur une planète hostile. Pour survivre, il va devoir repousser ses limites et trouver à tout prix un moyen de contacter la Terre
Children of men by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's youngest citizen has just died at 18, and humankind is facing the likelihood of its own extinction. Set in and around a dystopian London fractious with violence and warring nationalistic sects, Children of Men follows the unexpected discovery of a lone pregnant woman and the desperate journey to deliver her to safety and restore faith for a future beyond those presently on Earth
Salt by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

36 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,269 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 )

50 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,254 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
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

54 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lucas is a crime boss armed with ruthless, streetwise tactics and a strict sense of honor. Through ingenuity and a strict business ethic, Lucas comes to rule the inner-city drug trade
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the incredible journey of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship, La Amistad is seized, the slaves were brought to the US, charged with murder and imprisoned. A battle ensues that captures the attention of the nation and 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 )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,989 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
Serenity by Joss Whedon( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,614 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,516 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
Secret in Their Eyes( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,265 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
Dirty pretty things by Stephen Frears( Visual )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okwe, an illegal immigrant living in London, was a doctor in his homeland and now works during the day as a taxi driver, at night as a hotel desk clerk. When a prostitute tells him there's a mess in one of the hotel's bathrooms, Okwe finds a human heart in the toilet. Using his previous knowledge of medicine, he begins to solve the case of where the heart came from and soon delves into the world of body organ black-markets. He finds that his only friend, Senay, a Turkish illegal immigrant chambermaid, may be next to be used for organ parts
Triple 9 by John Hillcoat( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank robbery is just the tip of the iceberg when two cops in Atlanta start suspecting members of their own team are involved. Not knowing who to trust and how deep the corruption goes, time is ticking for them to uncover the truth; before they become the target for the next deadly job
Talk to me( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 984 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
Kinky boots( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the true story of a traditional English men's footwear factory in Northamptonshire, which turned to producing kinky boots for transvestites in order to save the ailing family business and safeguard the jobs of the local community
Four Brothers by Paramount (Calif.)( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 813 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 boys' investigation of the death reveals more nefarious activities involving the one brother's business dealings with a notorious local gangster
The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 762 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
Z for Zachariah by Margot Robbie( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young people find themselves caught up in a love triangle after a disaster has wiped out most of civilization
Endgame( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 716 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 U.K. 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. Includes interview
Redbelt by David Mamet( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 710 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
 
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Alternative Names
Chiwetel Ejiofor acteur britannique

Chiwetel Ejiofor aktor brytyjski

Chiwetel Ejiofor attore britannico

Chiwetel Ejiofor brit színész

Chiwetel Ejiofor britischer Schauspieler

Chiwetel Ejiofor British actor

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

Չիվիթել Էջիոֆոր

צ'יווטל אגיופור

شيواتال إيجيوفور

شيواتال إيجيوفور ممثل بريطاني

چُوِتِل اجیوفور بازیگر بریتانیایی

ചൂവെറ്റെൽ എജിയോഫോർ

ჩივეტელ ეჯიოფორი

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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AmistadInside manSerenityThe SupernaturalistRedbelt