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Hounsou, Djimon 1964-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 488 publications in 8 languages and 28,606 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Gladiator by Ridley Scott( visu )
62 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,069 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 )
70 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,677 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 )
52 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,883 libraries worldwide
An ex-mercenary turned smuggler (Leonardo DiCaprio). A Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou). Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside. Directed by Edward Zwick (Glory, The Last Samurai), this urgent, intensely moving adventure shapes gripping human stories and heart-pounding action into a modern epic of profound impact
Eragon by Stefen Fangmeier( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,758 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
Guardians of the Galaxy by James Gunn( visu )
12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,169 libraries worldwide
Peter Quill teams up with Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot to deliver an all-powerful orb into the right hands, but along the way get drawn into the battle for the fate of the galaxy
In America by Jim Sheridan( visu )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,843 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
The Tempest by Julie Taymor( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,585 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."--Container
The island by Michael Bay( visu )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,416 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 1,391 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 )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,326 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 )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,207 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
Baggage claim by David E Talbert( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 848 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
Never back down by Sean Faris( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 610 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 446 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 426 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 323 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 312 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
Constantine by Francis Lawrence( visu )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and Italian and held by 239 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 186 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-
Djimon Hounsou acteur béninois
Djimon Hounsou actor, bailarín y modelo beninés
Djimon Hounsou aktor afrykański
Djimon Hounsou Amerikaans acteur
Djimon Hounsou amerikansk skådespelare
Djimon Hounsou amerikansk skodespelar
Djimon Hounsou amerikansk skuespiller
Djimon Hounsou attore, ballerino e modello beninese
Djimon Hounsou beninisch-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Džimon Hansu
Hounsou, Djimon
Hounsou, Djimon Gaston 1964-
Housoun, Djimon 1964-
Джимон Хонсу
Хонсу, Джимон
Џимон Хансу
Ջիմոն Հոնսու
דג'ימון הונסו
جایمن هانسو بازیگر آمریکایی
دجيمون هونسو
디몬 하운수
ジャイモン・フンスー
杰曼·翰苏
Languages
English (310)
French (18)
German (12)
Spanish (9)
Italian (7)
Multiple languages (4)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
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