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

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

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

Amistad (1997) RT 76% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 1999

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Morgan Freeman

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

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

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

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




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

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

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

Dirty Pretty Things (2002) RT 94% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2004

An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Benedict Wong  •  Sophie Okonedo

Twelfth Night, or What You Will (2003) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Multicultural version of the Shakespearean tale Twelth Night, Made in modern day society featuring Anglo-Indian cast.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Supple
CAST:  Parminder Nagra  •  Ronny Jhutti  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  David Troughton

Triple Nine (2016)

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Kate Winslet  •  Aaron Paul

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