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Elba, Idris

Overview
Works: 311 works in 890 publications in 5 languages and 41,302 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Contributor, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Idris Elba
Publications by Idris Elba
Most widely held works about Idris Elba
 
Most widely held works by Idris Elba
Pacific Rim by Guillermo del Toro( visu )
60 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,435 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
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( visu )
48 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,285 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
Prometheus by Ridley Scott( visu )
38 editions published in 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,180 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
Zootopia by Walt Disney Productions( visu )
21 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,049 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
Thor by Chris Hemsworth( visu )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,015 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
Avengers, age of Ultron ( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's 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
American gangster by Ridley Scott( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,481 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 ( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,237 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
No good deed ( visu )
11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished as she finds herself fighting for survival when he invades her home and terrorizes her family
Takers by John Luessenhop( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
A notorious group of criminals continue to baffle police by pulling off one perfectly executed bank robbery after another. They are in and out like clockwork, leaving no evidence behind, and laying low between heists. But when they attempt to pull off one last job with more money at stake than ever before, the crew may find their plans interrupted by a hardened detective who is hell-bent on solving the case
The wire ( visu )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. 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
The gunman by Pierre Morel( visu )
27 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
A sniper on an unscrupulous slaying team, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's successful kill shot requires him to go into hiding to safeguard himself and his team from revenge. Terrier goes back to the Congo years later, but soon discovers himself to be the target of a paid hit gang associated with the ministers assassination
The losers by Sylvain White( visu )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
An explosive tale of double-cross and revenge centers upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team; Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar; find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda
Sometimes in April by Raoul Peck( visu )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and German and held by 979 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the genocide of Rwanda's Tutsi people by the Hutu nationalists, explores the delicate relationship between two Hutu brothers whose lives are forever changed by the actions of their countrymen
This Christmas ( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 957 libraries worldwide
For the first time in years, the entire Whitfield clan comes home to celebrate Christmas and learn through the drama and emotional baggage how to be a family once again
The wire ( visu )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Everyone is feeling the heat in Baltimore. The drug war is a losing campaign, bodies are piling up in the street and a desperate major demands to see some victories before election day
The Wire : The Complete first season ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
On the drug-infested streets of West Baltimore, there are good guys and there are bad guys. Sometimes you need more that a badge to tell them apart
 
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Alternative Names
Big Driis
DJ Big Driis
Elba, Idris Akuna 1972-
Elba, Idrissa Akuna.
Idris Elba acteur britannique
Idris Elba attore britannico
Idris Elba britischer Schauspieler, Filmproduzent und Musiker
Idris Elba Brits acteur
Idris Elba Britse akteur, musikant en DJ
Idris Elba brytyjski aktor
Idris Elba English actor, DJ and recording artist
Ίντρις Έλμπα
Идрис Елба
Идрис Эльба
Ідрыс Эльба
Ідріс Ельба
Իդրիս Էլբա
אידריס אלבה
إدريس إلبا
ادریس البا
이드리스 엘바
イドリス・エルバ
伊德瑞斯·艾尔巴
伊德瑞斯·艾尔巴 Actor
艾德里斯艾巴
Languages
English (283)
German (10)
French (10)
Multiple languages (5)
Spanish (3)
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