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Hounsou, Djimon 1964-

Overview
Works: 110 works in 467 publications in 8 languages and 27,345 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television plays  Sea stories  Fiction  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Gladiator by Ridley Scott( visu )
57 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,063 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( visu )
68 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,669 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship La Amistad bound for America. Much of the involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Blood diamond by Edward Zwick( visu )
52 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,877 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 conscripted 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 )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,764 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, this is the last surviving egg of the dragon race. Eragon is now the new Dragon Rider, the boy who will be a savior to the repressed peoples of the Kingdom. The Kingdom is ruled by the wicked King Galbatorix and his evil wizard Durza. Eragon, together with his mentor, Brom, the gracious dragon Saphira and the beautiful Princess Arya learn more about themselves, their responsibilities and their destinies
In America by Jim Sheridan( visu )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,854 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'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 by Julie Taymor( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,558 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 )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,368 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 four feathers by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
A soldier resigns his commission just as his unit is ordered to combat so his friends send him white feathers, a sign of cowardice; he determines to redeem himself in their eyes
Push by Paul McGuigan( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,188 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
Guardians of the galaxy ( visu )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,085 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
Baggage claim by David E Talbert( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 806 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 Sean Faris( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 615 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 451 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
Biker boyz by Reggie Rock Bythewood( 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 )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
A mercenary in Thailand meets a 14-year-old girl who changes his life forever
Lara Croft Tomb raider the cradle of life ( visu )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Lara Croft is on a quest to save Pandoras box
Constantine by Francis Lawrence( visu )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and Italian and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of irreverent supernatural detective John Constantine who has literally been to hell and back. Skeptical policewoman Angela Dodson teams up with Constantine in order to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister. During their investigation they are taken through the world of demons and angels that exists just beneath the Los Angeles landscape. Caught in a catastrophic series of otherworldy events, the two become inextricably involved and seek to find their own peace at whatever cost
Renegade ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 198 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 175 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
 
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Alternative Names
Djimon 1964-
Hounsou, Djimon
Hounsou, Djimon Gaston 1964-
Housoun, Djimon 1964-
Languages
English (295)
French (18)
German (12)
Spanish (9)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (4)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
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