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Hounsou, Djimon 1964-

Overview
Works: 90 works in 407 publications in 8 languages and 25,232 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television plays  Sea stories  Fiction  Fantasy films  Martial arts films  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Djimon Hounsou
Publications by Djimon Hounsou
Most widely held works by Djimon Hounsou
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( visu )
49 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,000 libraries worldwide
A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( visu )
58 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,621 libraries worldwide
The incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. Based on a true story
Blood diamond by Edward Zwick( visu )
46 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,781 libraries worldwide
An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: to recover a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son who was consripted 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( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,697 libraries worldwide
In a kingdom ravaged by darkness and tyranny, one small ray of hope emerges when a mysterious blue "stone" turns out to be the last dragon's egg in existence. An orphaned farm boy is chosen by the mystic stone as its keeper and he must become not only a Dragon Rider, but the savior of the repressed people of the kingdom
In America by Paddy Considine( visu )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,861 libraries worldwide
Told by 11-year-old Christy, a child wise beyond her years. 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 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
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West( visu )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,620 libraries worldwide
Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen
The tempest by Julie Taymor( visu )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,474 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
The island by Michael Bay( visu )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,345 libraries worldwide
Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
The four feathers by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,311 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 ( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 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
Never back down by Sean Faris( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
At his new high school Jake Tyler, a rebellious teen, is lured into an ultimate underground fighting club in a Backyard Fight. Jake finds a mentor at the club, a mixed martial arts veteran. When Jake begins to receive threats regarding the safety of his friends and family he seeks help from the veteran fighter in order to train his mind and body for one final no-holds-barred elimination fight with his unrelenting personal nemesis and local martial arts champion Ryan McCarthy
The middle passage ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 452 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
Baggage claim by David E Talbert( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Determined to get engaged before her youngest sister's wedding, flight attendant Montana Moore finds herself with only 30 days to find Mr. Right. Using her airline connections to 'accidentally' meet up with eligible ex-boyfriends and scour for potential candidates, she racks up more than 30,000 miles and countless comedic encounters, all the while searching for the perfect guy
Biker boyz ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 424 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
Elephant white ( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A mercenary in Thailand meets a 14-year-old girl who changes his life forever
Constantine by Francis Lawrence( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Hellblazer adlı çizgi roman serisindeki karakterlerden esinlenerek ortaya çıkan bu doğa üstü gerilim filminde ruhlar dünyasının sınırları kırılmıştır... ve cehennem dünyaya inmek üzeredir.Constantine haçtan yapılmış tüfeği ve cesur bir polisin (Rachel Weisz) yardımı ile mahşeri bir savaşa girmiş kutsal bir savaşçıdır.Ve neyse ki o bizim tarafımızda
Renegade ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
See the Old West in a new light as one man, Marshal Mike Blueberry, battles to unite the natives who raised him and the people he belongs to. When a killer comes to town, ancient legend and the strongest cowboys band together to take back what's theirs
Special forces ( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 157 libraries worldwide
When war a correspondent is taken hostage in Afghanistan by the Taliban and is faced with her imminent execution, a (Special Forces) unit is dispatched to free her. A relentless pursuit begins between her kidnappers who have no intention of letting their prey escape them and a group of soldiers who risk their lives in pursuit of their single aim to bring her home alive
Black Panther ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
The Black Panther's origin is retold in cinematic scope with social satire and all-out action. Created by Stan Lee and penciller-co-plotter Jack Kirby, Black Panther first appeared in Fantastic Four #52 (July 1966). He is the first black superhero in mainstream American comics
Deep rising ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
When a band of ruthless hijackers invade the world's most luxurious cruise ship, they're shocked to discover that the passengers have mysteriously vanished! But that doesn't mean they are alone! Something terrifying is lurking just out of sight: a deadly force from the unexplored depths of the ocean that begins to snatch the horrified intruders one by one!
 
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Alternative Names
Djimon, 1964-
Hounsou, Djimon
Hounsou, Djimon Gaston 1964-
Housoun, Djimon, 1964-
Languages
English (268)
French (16)
Spanish (12)
German (11)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
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