Search results for "Chiwetel Ejiofor"


Columbite Tantalite (2013)

Short film about resource exploitation in Congo and video games in England.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Chiwetel Ejiofor
CAST:  Isaac Ssebandeke  •  John Kamau  •  Landry Adelard  •  Nicholas Gecks

Children of Men (2006) RT 92% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2007

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfonso Cuarón
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Michael Caine  •  Julianne Moore  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

American Gangster (2007) RT 80% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Russell Crowe  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Josh Brolin

Inside Man (2006) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2006

An efficient gang enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors, and takes hostages. They work deliberately, without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Jodie Foster  •  Clive Owen  •  Christopher Plummer

Four Brothers (2005) RT 53% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Singleton
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Tyrese Gibson  •  André Benjamin  •  Garrett Hedlund

Half of a Yellow Sun (2014) RT 51% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Jul 2014

An epic love story: Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins, living a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria. The two women make very different choices of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Biyi Bandele
CAST:  Thandie Newton  •  Anika Noni Rose  •  John Boyega  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

Savannah (2013) RT 8% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Annette Haywood-Carter
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Jaimie Alexander  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Jack McBrayer

Phil Spector (2013) RT 49% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Sep 2013

A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  David Mamet
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Al Pacino  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

Salt (2010) RT 62% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2010

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Corey Stoll  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

2012 (2009) RT 39% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Amanda Peet  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Thandie Newton




Endgame (2009) RT 71% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Feb 2010

The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Amelia Bullmore  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Kas Graham  •  Dominik Danielewicz

Slow Burn (2005) RT 12% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A district attorney (Ray Liotta) is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader (LL Cool J) and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wayne Beach
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  LL Cool J  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Jolene Blalock

Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)

Inspired by true accounts, this HBO miniseries focuses on a group of fictional characters caught up in the harrowing aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bharat Nalluri
CAST:  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Gina McKee

Kinky Boots (2005) RT 57% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Joel Edgerton  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Sarah-Jane Potts  •  Nick Frost

Serenity (2005) RT 82% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2005

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Nathan Fillion  •  Gina Torres  •  Alan Tudyk  •  Morena Baccarin

Melinda and Melinda (2004) RT 53% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2005

While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Wallace Shawn  •  Stephanie Roth Haberle  •  Larry Pine  •  Radha Mitchell

She Hate Me (2004) RT 19% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  Kerry Washington  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jim Brown

Love Actually (2003) RT 63% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

Three Blind Mice (2003) RT Audience 16%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Thomas is a talented computer programmer living in a vibrant, urban metropolis. Lonely and unsure about life, he finds solitude in the world of internet chat rooms, webcam ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mathias Ledoux
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Emilia Fox  •  Elsa Zylberstein  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor