WorldCat Identities

Elba, Idris

Works: 483 works in 1,622 publications in 6 languages and 60,757 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Superhero films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Contributor, Singer, vac
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Idris Elba
Zootopia by Byron Howard( Visual )

51 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 2,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zootopia is a city like no other that is comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it's a melting pot where animals from every environment live together. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde
Pacific Rim by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

96 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When legions of monstrous creatures started rising from the sea, a deadly war began. To combat them, humans devised massive robots called Jaegers as weapons. But even the Jaegers proved nearly defenseless against the creatures [known as Kaijus]. Now on the verge of defeat, mankind must turn to two unlikely heroes, teamed in a seemingly obsolete Jaeger, as the last hope against a mounting apocalypse"--Container
Prometheus by Ridley Scott( Visual )

56 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorers have discovered a clue that brings them to the origins of mankind on Earth. This leads them on a journey that takes them to the darkest corners of the universe
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

66 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
Finding Dory by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

26 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dory, the forgetful blue tang, suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin, and Nemo take off on a life-changing quest to find them, with help from Hank, a cantankerous octopus; Bailey, a beluga whale who's convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a nearsighted whale shark!
The jungle book by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

19 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic adventure about Mowgli, a man-cub who's been raised by a family of wolves. Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan, who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the only home he's ever known, Mowgli embarks on a captivating journey of self discovery, guided by panther turned stern mentor Bagheera, and the free spirited bear Baloo
Thor by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the arrogant warrior Thor is banished to Earth from his homeworld of Asgard, he must fight to reclaim his lost powers. Pursued by an invasion force sent to destroy him, the fallen God of Thunder must rise to the battle and learn what it takes to become a true hero
Star trek by Chris Pine( Visual )

28 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation. Crash-landing on an uncharted hostile world, Captain Kirk, Spock, and the crew are separated with no means of escape. Only Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, can help them reunite and find a way off the planet in a race against time to stop Krall's deadly army from triggering all-out galactic war
Thor : the dark world by Chris Hemsworth( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds collide when a powerful ancient enemy threatens to plunge the cosmos into eternal darkness. Now, reunited with Jane Foster, and forced to forge an alliance with his treacherous brother Loki, Thor embarks on a perilous personal quest to save both Earth and Asgard from destruction
The mountain between us by Kate Winslet( Visual )

31 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness
Thor. Ragnarok by Taika Waititi( Visual )

19 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor's quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization
The dark tower( Visual )

32 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling book series by highly-acclaimed author Stephen King. The last Gunslinger, Roland has been locked in an eternal battle with the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the epic battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.--From container
Marvel's The Avengers by Joss Whedon( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth₂s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure
Molly's game by Jessica Chastain( Visual )

37 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target
Avengers by Robert Downey( Visual )

10 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: infinity war brings to the screen the ultimate showdown of all time. The Avengers and their super hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos."--Container
The wire( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,433 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
Daddy's little girls by Tyler Perry( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty is a blue-collar mechanic who enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney while trying to gain custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boyfriend. Along the way, the working relationship between the blue collar dad and his uptown attorney grows into something more. As these two people try to overcome their different backgrounds, they find love. Monty struggles to protect his children from abuse and neglect, and a community looks to purge itself from the criminals terrorizing their neighborhood
Ghost Rider : spirit of vengeance by Mark Neveldine( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Blaze is still struggling with his curse as the devil's bounty hunter. However, he may risk everything as he teams up with the leader of a group of rebel monks to save a young boy from the devil, and possibly rid himself of his curse forever
No good deed( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terri is mother of two with a rocky marriage in suburban Atlanta. When the charming Colin shows up at her door claiming car trouble, Terri lets him in to use the phone, not realizing he's also an escaped convict on a murder spree
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Alternative Names
Big Driis

DJ Big Driis

Elba, Idris Akuna 1972-

Elba, Idrissa Akuna.

Idris Elba acteur britannique

Idris Elba Actor británico

Idris Elba attore britannico

Idris Elba britischer Schauspieler, Filmproduzent und Musiker

Idris Elba Brits acteur

Idris Elba Britse akteur, musikant en DJ

Idris Elba brittiläinen näyttelijä

Idris Elba brittisk skådespelare, sångare, rappare och DJ

Idris Elba brytyjski aktor

Idris Elba English actor, DJ and recording artist

Idris Elba pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Idriss Elba

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Идрис Елба

Идрис Элба

Идрис Эльба

Идрис Эльба британский актёр кино и телевидения

Ідрыс Эльба

Ідріс Ельба

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