Search results for "Idris Elba"


Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013) RT 59% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Justin Chadwick
CAST:  Idris Elba  •  Naomie Harris  •  Tony Kgoroge  •  Riaad Moosa

Thor: The Dark World (2013) RT 66% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

28 Weeks Later (2007)

In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Rose Byrne  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Harold Perrineau Jr.

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

Pacific Rim (2013) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 2013

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Idris Elba  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Charlie Day  •  Ron Perlman

No Good Deed (2014) RT 10% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 2015

Terri, a devoted wife and mother of two, lives an ideal life that takes a dramatic turn when her home and children are threatened by Colin, a charming stranger who ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Miller
CAST:  Idris Elba  •  Taraji P. Henson  •  Leslie Bibb  •  Frank Brennan

Prometheus (2012) RT 73% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2012

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Noomi Rapace  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Charlize Theron  •  Idris Elba

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011) RT 17% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jun 2012

When the devil resurfaces with aims to take over the world in human form, Johnny Blaze reluctantly comes out of hiding to transform into the flame-spewing supernatural hero ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Neveldine  •  Brian Taylor
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Violante Placido  •  Fergus Riordan

Thor (2011) RT 77% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor -a powerful but arrogant warrior god -recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Anthony Hopkins

Takers (2010)

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Luessenhop
CAST:  Chris Brown  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Matt Dillon  •  Michael Ealy




The Losers (2010) RT 49% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 2010

A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sylvain White
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  Jason Patric  •  Jeffrey Dean Morgan  •  Chris Evans

Legacy (2010) RT Audience 17%

Taking refuge in a shabby Brooklyn motel after narrowly surviving a failed mission in Eastern Europe, Black Ops soldier Malcolm Gray (Idris Elba) begins to disintegrate ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Thomas Ikimi
CAST:  Idris Elba  •  William Hope  •  Monique Gabriela Curnen  •  Richard Brake

The Human Contract (2008) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Jun 2009

A free-spirited woman leads a businessman down a path of reckless abandon.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jada Pinkett Smith
CAST:  Paz Vega  •  Jason Clarke  •  Ted Danson  •  Idris Elba

Obsessed (2009) RT 19% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2009

Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steve Shill
CAST:  Beyoncé  •  Idris Elba  •  Ali Larter  •  Jerry O'Connell

The Unborn (2009)

A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David S. Goyer
CAST:  Odette Annable  •  Gary Oldman  •  Meagan Good  •  Cam Gigandet

This Christmas (2007) RT 56% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 2008

This year Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Preston A. Whitmore II
CAST:  Loretta Devine  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Idris Elba  •  Regina King

The Reaping (2007) RT 8% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  David Morrissey  •  Idris Elba  •  AnnaSophia Robb

Daddy's Little Girls (2007) RT 26% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2007

Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Gabrielle Union  •  Idris Elba  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.  •  Tasha Smith

The Gospel (2005) RT 32% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jan 2006

A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Rob Hardy
CAST:  Boris Kodjoe  •  Nona Gaye  •  Idris Elba  •  Clifton Powell